Chesapeake Walmart Not Scheduled to Reopen
Company U.S. President and CEO John Furner expresses options are on the table, stating the Virginia location will stay closed for “the foreseeable future.”. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:WRAL.com,PilotOnline.com, and Corporate.Walmart.com.
Hero Boy: A 14 Year Old Boy Dies While Trying To Save His 2 Female Friends
Can you put your life in jeopardy for the sake of the one you love? Can you put your life on the line to save your friends? Finally, do you truly understand what true friendship entails? Regardless whether some people believe they can do it for the media, they can't even hurt themselves because of someone behind closed doors.
A UCF student lost his life while trying to save his girlfriend
It was mid-morning when they were "flagged down" by two women who said they were having trouble with their car, and the couple stopped to help. That is how they have been raised and taught to do.
Tragedy Over The Grand Canyon
On June 30, 1956 over the Grand Canyon the worst tragedy in aviation history happened #Grand Canyon
Opinion: A two year old child starves to death because good neighbors are hard to find in America
Why do we seem so quick to ignore our neighbor's needs, and what can we do to change that?. A bone-chilling air rolled off the shores of Seneca Lake and crashed against Geneva, NY. In that cold, officers conducted a welfare check on a man and his toddler who lived on Hamilton Street. David Conde Sr. and his son David Conde Jr. hadn't been heard from in over a week.
Over 150 people were killed in a crowd surge during South Korea´s Halloween festival.
One hundred fifty-three people were crushed to death in South Korea during Halloween Celebrations on Saturday (10/29/2022) night after a crowd surge. According to reports, the crowd was over 100,000 in the Itaewon district of Seoul.
Tragic: Baby and Toddler Mauled to Death by Family's Pit Bulls
Pit bulls make up only 6% of the dog population but are most responsible for attacks on their owners and other humans. In 2016, of the 31 Americans killed by dogs, 23 were killed by pit bulls and their mixes.
The Investigation of the Horrific TWA Flight 800 Crash Was the Longest and Priciest in the History of the NTSB
On July 17, 1996, Trans World Airlines Flight 800 exploded midair over the Atlantic Ocean killing all 230 souls onboard. Despite a four-year investigation, considered to be the longest and priciest at $40 million in the history of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the source of the explosion still remains a mystery.
The Staggering Number of Lives Lost From the Sinking of the MV Goya Makes It One of the Deadliest Disasters at Sea
The MV Goya was a Norwegian vessel commandeered by the Germans when they invaded Norway during the Second World War. As part of Operation Hannibal, it was repurposed by the nazis to transport civilians and military troops.
The Arctic's Crew Escaped on Lifeboats Leaving Hundreds to Die in One of the Deadliest Shipwrecks in History
Lauded for its speed and its ability to cross the Atlantic in a mere nine days, the 284-foot-long American paddle steamer named the SS Arctic was one of the most celebrated of the four steamers owned by the Collins Line. On September 27, 1854, the steamer was en route from Liverpool, England to New York when it collided with another steamship, The Vesta, near Newfoundland.
The Horrific Mount Erebus Plane Crash Remains New Zealand's Worst Peacetime Disaster
On 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand Flight 901, a scheduled sightseeing flight over Antarctica came to an abrupt end when it crashed head-on into the slopes of Mount Erebus. 237 passengers and 20 crew members were lost in what remains New Zealand's worst peacetime disaster.
Tragedy Struck When the SS Mont-Blanc’s Munitions Cargo Exploded Sending a Vast Mushroom Cloud Into the Sky
On December 6, 1917, the SS Mont Blanc, heavily laden with a highly volatile cargo consisting of wet and dry 2300 tons of picric acid, 500 tons of TNT, and 10 tons of guncotton collided with a Norwegian ship resulting in what is now referred to as the Halifax Explosion.
Salman Rushdie is an Inspiration
This is a story about coming close to Mr. Rushdie and sharing some of his well-honed advice for writers. I also share a private observation he made that has inspired me for decades.
The Great Minneapolis Fire (Aug 13, 1893)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Conditions in Minneapolis in 1893 were rife for disaster. The city saw a long stretch of dry weather in a district home to several lumber milling and storage companies. The combination was a potential powder keg ready to explode. On a warm Sunday afternoon, it did.
Opinion: Are Mass School Shootings Caused by Mental Illness or a Lack of Brain Development?
Whenever children lose their lives, it has a devastating effect on the whole community. Every parent is terrified of losing their child to a car accident, or depression that leads to suicide.
Opinion: I Am a Former Teacher. The Robb Elementary School Tragedy Will Change Nothing If We Do Not Change Ourselves.
Otherwise, the news cycle will prove yet again that early outrage will be followed only by helplessness, and inaction. Robb Elementary SchoolRobb Elementary School campus homepage.
A Fiery Midair Collision Between Planes That Horrified the World
The world's deadliest mid-air collision between planes occurred on November 12, 1996, over the village of Charkhi Dadri in India. The planes involved in the crash were Saudi Arabian (Saudia) Flight 763, a Boeing 747 en route from Delhi to Dhahran in Saudi Arabia, and Kazhakstan Airlines Flight 1907 which was inbound from Chimkent, Kazhakstan.
The Tragedy of the SS Sultana Was a Horrific Maritime Disaster in U.S. History
The worst maritime disaster in US maritime history occurred on April 27, 1865, when the SS Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River killing 1,168 people. The SS Sultana was a side-wheel commercial steamboat constructed out of wood normally tasked with transportation in the lower Mississippi. Even though it only had a capacity of 376 passengers, on the day of the tragedy the steamboat was carrying 2,137 passengers which was six times its normal capacity. This is an excerpt that describes the reason for the overcrowding on the SS Sultana: "The American Civil War had ended just weeks before, and repatriated Union prisoners of war, having endured hellish conditions in Confederate military prisons, were eager to return to their homes in the North."
A Horrifying Aircraft Disaster That Shook the World Involved Two Jumbo Jets
The deadliest disaster in aviation history occurred on March 27, 1977, on the Spanish island of Tenerife. It involved two Boeing 747s, KLM Flight 4085 and PanAm Flight 1736 which resulted in 583 deaths. Only 61 passengers were able to make it out of the fiery crash alive.
The Number of Lives Lost From the Sinking of the Gustloff Makes It the Worst Disaster at Sea
In 1945, the German populace who found themselves in the path of the advancing Soviet Union army were scrambling to get out rather than find themselves at the mercy of the Soviet forces. A massive evacuation effort called Operation Hannibal was set into motion in order to transport civilians, soldiers, and equipment back to safety via the Baltic Sea.