Frank Tyson: Video shows moments before black man dies in police custody

An investigation has been launched after a black man died in police custody in the US. Frank Tyson died as he was arrested by police officers Beau Schoenegge and Camden Burch in Canton, Ohio, on 18 April at about 8.25pm. The local police department has since released body cam footage showing officers arresting the 53-year-old. […]

Washington DC: Several dogs die after becoming trapped in flooded day care center

The deaths of several dogs at a daycare center during a flash flood was an “entirely preventable tragedy”, a grief-stricken pet owner has said. Ten animals were killed when flood water rushed into District Dogs in the northeast of Washington DC on Monday – the second time in a year. Water rose two meters (six […]

Tori Bowie: Gold medal-winning sprinter dies aged 32

Bowie, from the US, won gold in the 100 meters during the World Championships in 2017, after claiming podium finishes at the Rio Olympics in 2016 – including as part of the winning 4x100m relay team. In a statement, her management said: “We’re devastated to share the very sad news that Tori Bowie has passed […]

6 people die in a traffic accident outside Baltimore

Six people died Wednesday after a driver crashed a vehicle into a construction site near Baltimore, Maryland, police said. The accident occurred when a vehicle entered a construction zone between temporary concrete walls and struck several construction workers in Woodlawn, state police said in a news release. Maryland State Police responded to the accident around […]