Posts Tagged Accidents and disasters

Chiefs’ Charles dedicates game to drowning victims

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is dedicating Sunday night’s game against Denver to two teenagers who drowned in a Missouri farm pond over the weekend.

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UW WR dedicates senior season to fallen friend

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Jalen Claiborne is not Cortlyn Ware.

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Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

This photo provided by courtesy of Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, shows the cover of the book, "Jerry Lee Lewis," by author Rick Bragg. (AP Photo/Harper, HarperCollins Publishers)

“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” (Harper), by Rick Bragg

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Dozens of horses die in stable fire near Chicago

An official stands with Tyson Bauman, left, one of the owners of Valley View Acres, and others, near the scene where more than 30 horses died in a stable fire in Crystal Lake, Ill.. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. As firefighters arrived before midnight Saturday, the stable's owners were running around the complex looking for ways to lead horses to safety, Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Chief Paul Deraedt said in a phone interview. (AP Photo/Northwest Herald, Joe Shuman)

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.

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‘Mockingjay, Part 1′ opens with $123 million

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Mockingjay, Part 1″ didn’t catch fire like the previous installments of “The Hunger Games,” but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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