Fans across the country are mourning the loss of NBA great Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash along with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter. Known on the court for being both fiercely competitive and spectacularly talented,…
By Jeffrey Brown
The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.
By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
As chief of the general staff, Gen. Shen Yi-ming was responsible for overseeing the self-governing island's defense against China.
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, aftershocks continue to rock Southern California, one a 5.4 magnitude that struck before dawn. Officials remain on high alert after Thursday’s powerful earthquake, which left enormous fissures in the earth near its epicenter. Also, seven…
By Associated Press
The CH-53E Super Stallion went down shortly Tuesday afternoon near El Centro, California, a few miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
A helicopter has crashed into New York City’s East River, killing at least two people.
In other news Friday, a Turkish military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and two children on the ground. Also, a former Rutgers student was convicted of intimidating and violating the privacy of his gay roommate…
American forces suffered their deadliest day in four years in Afghanistan as 14 troops and civilians were killed in separate air crashes. Kwame Holman reports.
In other news, President Barack Obama predicted job losses would likely continue to rise for the next few months, and six civilians working for NATO died in Afghanistan when their helicopter crashed.
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