A featured member of the marching band at Castle HS in Ind. died in a car wreck shortly after her band performed in the BOA Grand National finals.
A dangerous opioid drug, imported from China, is 8× stronger than morphine and has killed dozens of US teens. It’s too new to be listed as illegal.
Five high school students were killed on a Vermont interstate highway, struck by a 36-year-old man who was driving on the wrong side of the road.
A 16-year-old student-athlete from Southern IL died in a car wreck last weekend, and the school remembered him in a memorial service.
A killer is at large, possibly in the vicinity of Glen Burnie, Md., accused of stabbing a 10-year-old girl to death. Her brother was also stabbed.
A football player in S.C. collapsed during a football practice on a hot day and died shortly after efforts to revive him fell short.
A middle school math teacher who was promoted to be an elementary school principal in Illinois died Saturday at the age of 32.
The winningest coach in NCAA Division 1 died peacefully on Tuesday. She coached women’s basketball at Tennessee for 38 years.
The author of To Kill a Mockingbird died Friday at the age of 89. She inspired tolerance during the Civil Rights Movement.
The death of Justice Antonin Scalia leaves several questions about cases this term that could now result in a tie vote if Pres Obama makes no new nominations.