At least 3 dead in Amtrak train derailment in Montana – The Denver Post

By AMY BETH HANSON and TAREK HAMADA JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, toppling several cars onto their sides, authorities said. The westbound Empire Builder train derailed about 4 p.m. near Joplin, a town of […]

Ex-Kordia CEO Scott Bartlett dead at 40 after cancer battle

One of the highest-profile personalities on the New Zealand tech scene has died age 40, after losing his battle with cancer. “It is with deep sadness that Kordia Group announces its former CEO, Scott Bartlett, has passed away following a valiant and courageous fight against brain cancer,” Kordia Group said in a statement this morning. […]

Dozens dead after restaurant collapses during birthday party in China

At least 29 people are dead after a two-storey restaurant collapsed during a birthday party in China. A further 28 were injured, including seven of them seriously, China’s Ministry of Emergency Management said. The building in Linfen city suddenly fell apart on Sunday but it is not yet clear what caused this. Hundreds of rescue […]

Mauritius says autopsy on dead dolphins finds wounds but no oil

But environmentalists seek explanation for the deaths of 27 dolphins following an oil spill from a Japanese ship. Dead dolphins that washed up in Mauritius near the site of an oil spill have so far been found to have wounds on their bodies but no trace of oil, preliminary autopsy results released on Thursday said. […]

Two dead, two missing after early morning house fire in Arvada

Arvada officials say two people died and two people remain unaccounted for after an early morning fire Wednesday. The first calls to 911 about a fire on Swadley Circle in Arvada came in around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to Amber Jones, Arvada Fire Protection District spokesperson. “Initial reporters were that there were people inside,” she […]

One dead in Mesa County shooting involving state trooper

A state trooper shot and killed an individual Saturday morning in Mesa County, the State Patrol said in a news release. The shooting occurred about 9 a.m. near U.S. 50 and County Road 29, the news release said. The trooper was not injured, and the area will remain closed for extended period of time. No […]