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Police: Man sent up drone to view fatal crash scene

Connecticut police say the FAA is investigating a drone equipped with a camera that appeared over the scene of a car crash. Was it being used for commercial or even journalistic purposes?

By February 7, 2014

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Facebook's Sandberg says she had planned to be aboard reportedly fatal flight

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posts to the social network, saying she was originally planning on taking an Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, that wound up crashing at San Francisco's main airport. Two people have reportedly died as a result of the crash.

By July 6, 2013

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Police accused of erasing cell phone footage of fatal beating

A woman says that she warned police she was filming a fatal encounter between six of them and another man. She says police took her phone before she could post the video to the Web. There are now suggestions the footage was deleted.

By May 15, 2013

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Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013

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Pilot's texting at issue in fatal crash of medical helicopter

Evidence from the 2011 crash of an emergency medical helicopter in Missouri shows that before the accident, the pilot was texting about a dinner date. The crash killed four people.

By April 9, 2013

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E3 2014: Highlights of Day Three

The best-looking games at the show, another gruesome Mortal Kombat, and getting an overload of cuteness with Yoshi's Woolly World.

By June 12, 2014

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Woman drops cell phone in toilet, two die in rescue attempt

In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.

By June 8, 2014

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Samsung to be fined $900 over fatal gas leak -- report

The company was allegedly late to report an acid leak that left one person dead and four others in the hospital, a Korean wire service reports. And yes, that's $900 -- as in, just shy of $1,000.

By January 30, 2013

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At least two killed as car crashes into crowd near SXSW festival

Two people are killed and more than 20 injured as a car crashes into a crowd outside a popular concert venue in Austin, Texas, according to police reports.

By March 13, 2014

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Mobile phones cause 1/3 of car crash fatalities: Qld Police

New road fatalities statistics show that up to one third of car crashes in Queensland are caused by drivers using mobile phones.

By September 23, 2012