6 killed after Texas police pursuit ends in dramatic crash

MISSION, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A stolen pickup truck being chased by the Texas Highway Patrol crashed into vehicles Monday at an intersection close to the border with Mexico, killing at least six people and injuring several others, officials said. [...]

Gunman kills 3, injures 4 outside California taco shop

SALINAS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were killed Monday and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire outside a taco shop on the central coast of California, police said, describing it as a gang-related mass shooting that [...]

Hot air balloon carrying 11 crashes in Dutch lake, injuring 2

ALMERE, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A hot air balloon carrying eleven people crashed into a lake in the Netherlands on late Tuesday evening, injuring two of the people on board, emergency services said. The exact cause of the accident was [...]

A passenger bus accident in central Thailand kills at least 19

BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger bus accident killed at least 19 people in central Thailand, local media reported Tuesday. The accident took place early in the morning at around 5 a.m. local time when a large 18-wheeler ran across [...]

New Orleans: 5-year-old girl fatally shoots self after finding gun

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- A 5-year-old girl left home alone Sunday while her mother went to the store found a shotgun and fatally shot herself in the head, police said on Monday. The mother is expected to be charged with second degree [...]

Small plane crash in Michigan kills 4

DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people were killed after a small airplane crashed in the state of Michigan, local officials said Friday. A single-engine Cessna 172 crashed at around 1:40 p.m. local time shortly after taking off [...]

40 feared dead after bus falls into river in northern Peru

LIMA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger bus plunged down a ravine and into a river in northern Peru on Wednesday, killing at least 33 people and leaving seven others missing, officials said on Thursday. It follows two bus accidents in March which [...]

China: At least 13 killed after bus carrying tourists plunges down gorge

URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least thirteen people were confirmed dead after a tourist bus accident in northwestern China, local authorities said Tuesday. The passenger bus, carrying 36 tourists, was traveling near the city of Changji in [...]

World’s oldest man ever dies at age 116

KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The world's oldest man died in Japan at the age of 116 early Wednesday morning. Jiroemon Kimura, from Kyoto, Japan, died shortly after 2 a.m. local time at a local hospital in Kyotango, located in Kyoto Prefecture, [...]

At least 14 killed in double suicide attack in Damascus

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A double suicide attack killed at least fourteen people in the Syrian capital, local media reported on Monday. The suicide bombers detonated their explosives in al-Marjeh Square located in a busy commercial district [...]