The National Transportation Safety Board in 2002 sounded warnings about the danger that canopies on duck boats before Thursday’s tragedy at Table Rock Lake that killed 17. An incident in 1999 with Miss Majestic highlighted the hazard.
A Virginia man says he saw a python slithering out of his toilet bowl. Animal control identified the snake as a 2.5-foot ball python. The snake had been missing for several weeks and was returned to its owner.
Trent Behr and Allison Lester witnessed the duck boat tour accident at Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO. The boat capsized during a thunderstorm, causing at least seventeen casualties and several victims who are injured or still missing.
Robert and Falon Griffin delivered their baby girl in a bathroom stall at a Chick-fil-A location in far north San Antonio, Texas. The franchise owner says he will give their daughter free chicken nuggets for life.
Nicholas Dagostino, 29, is charged with aggravated assault in connection with the shooting of a woman driving along a road in Katy, Texas. Dagostino says it was self-defense and that he’s shot at other drivers before.
Anna Teachman, 19, ambassador for Washington state’s dairy industry, and her father, Michael, died in a head-on crash in Oklahoma earlier this month. He was taking her to orientation at Oklahoma State University.
After a tourist duck boat tour sank during a storm at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, President Trump, Governor Mike Parson and other leaders are reacting on social media. Seventeen people were killed in the accident.
Emma Soriano faces charges after allegedly trying to smuggle 10 pounds of heroin into JFK airport in New York by disguising the drugs as cooked golden chickens while flying in from Mexico City. She faces federal narcotics smuggling charges.
The owners of Lakeville Brew Crew in Lakeview, Indiana, which has not opened yet, received strong backlash to some of the names of their upcoming beers, ‘Flint Michigan Tap Water’ among them. The owners apologized for their “poor judgment.”
A video of a Washington, D.C., police officer frisking a man prompted a civil rights lawsuit from the ACLU. The lawsuit says the officer anally probed the plaintiff, violating M.B. Cottingham’s Fourth Amendment rights, and demands damages.
A 3-year-old boy died in northwest Houston after police there say he was left behind in a hot daycare bus that belongs to Discovering Me Academy for hours while classmates, the driver and a chaperone went on a field trip.