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Freak Dressing Room Accident Kills Boy, 4

March 20, 2017 |

Police say a 4-year-old boy accidentally hanged himself while alone in the changing room of a Minnesota thrift store, the AP reports. Authorities say the incident happened Saturday afternoon at Again Thrift & More in Mankato, operated by the Minnesota Valley Action Council. Relatives have started an online fundraising effort…
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Mardi Gras Parade Marred by ‘Tragic Accident’

February 28, 2017 |

Police in the Alabama beach town of Gulf Shores say a car participating in the city’s Fat Tuesday parade accidentally plowed into a marching band, leaving around a dozen young people injured; an earlier AP report says 11 were hurt, with three critically injured, while CNN puts the number at…
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Arrests After UConn Student Killed in Freak Accident

February 27, 2017 |

A freak accident left the University of Connecticut reeling in October; now, six arrests may have it reeling once more. Jeffny Pally was sitting up against a garage bay door at a fire station near her dorm on the Storrs campus around 1:15am when the door opened as fire…
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Officer Shot Dead While Responding to Traffic Accident

February 20, 2017 |

Officials say a California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, the AP reports. Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the two city police officers…
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Ex of Dad Who Left Son to Die in Hot Car: ‘It Was an Accident’

February 17, 2017 |

The ex-wife of a 36-year-old Georgia man convicted of murder for leaving their toddler son to die inside a hot SUV says she still believes “it was an accident,” the AP reports. Justin Ross Harris was sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty in November. His…
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Man Says Cop Raped Him, Cops Suggest It Was Accident

February 10, 2017 |

A 22-year-old French man says a police officer used a baton to rape him during an arrest in a Paris suburb, leaving him to undergo emergency surgery for injuries to his rectum. According to one of the involved officer’s lawyers, the baton might’ve slipped into the man’s anus by mistake….
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Jamie Lynn Spears Daughter Maddie Seriously Hurt in ATV Accident

February 6, 2017 |

Jamie Lynn Spears’ 8-year-old daughter Maddie was badly hurt in an ATV accident Sunday, and we’re told her condition is extremely serious. Several sources in Kentwood, Louisiana tell TMZ, Maddie was on a Polaris off road vehicle when it flipped…

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Ex-NFL Player Dies in ‘Freak Accident’ on Family Vacation

December 30, 2016 |

A former NFL player and respected Baltimore philanthropist died Thursday at the age of 39 after what his family is calling a “freak accident,” the Baltimore Sun reports. The accident happened Wednesday while Keion Carpenter was playing with his son during a family vacation in Florida. “They were running to…
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Cirque du Soleil Luzia Worker Dies in SF Accident

November 30, 2016 |

An employee with the Cirque du Soleil Luzia show died after being injured Tuesday night in what was termed an “industrial accident,” San Francisco police say. Police responded to the area near AT&T Park after receiving a report of an accident near the show’s tent, a police spokeswoman says. The…
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