Dead man found in subway car

A dead man was found inside a subway car on the Upper East Side on Monday morning, police said. The unidentified man, who was approximately 40 to 50 years old, was discovered unresponsive inside the northbound Q-train at the 96th Street Subway Station just before 9:30 a.m. There were no

Elderly twin sisters found decomposing in Brooklyn home

A pair of twin sisters were found dead with their bodies badly decomposing inside a Brooklyn home on Friday, sources said. The 69-year-old twins were discovered around 2 p.m. in their Crown Heights home on Union Street, according to police sources. Firefighters found the bodies when they responded to a

Bain Capital founder William Bain Jr. dead at 80

William Bain Jr., the founder of global consulting and private equity businesses bearing his name who helped drive the career of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, has died. He was 80. Bain died Tuesday at his home in Naples, Fla., according to his obituary. No cause of death

Dozens killed in Kazakhstan bus crash

MOSCOW — Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire. The Emergencies Ministry of the former Soviet nation in Central Asia said Thursday’s tragedy happened in the northern Aktobe region. The ministry said that only five of 57 people in the

Body found near runway at Honolulu airport

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say a body was discovered near a runway at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The runway was closed Saturday as authorities investigated. It reopened several hours later and Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara said the incident didn’t lead to any delays. No further

John Tunney, former senator from California, dies at 83

LOS ANGELES — John V. Tunney, whose successful campaign for a California seat in the U.S. Senate became the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film “The Candidate,” has died. He was 83. Tunney died of prostate cancer Friday at a home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles,

Husband of subway push victim sues city over her death

The widower of a Queens woman who was fatally pushed in front of a subway train last year is suing the city over her death — saying that her attacker never should have been released from a psych ward where she was raving about killing transit riders. Schizophrenic Melanie

Body found in car trunk at tow yard

LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Authorities are investigating a homicide after a man’s body was found in the trunk of a car that had been impounded and taken to a tow yard in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says employees at Tacoma Towing found the man’s body Thursday afternoon

Aspiring doctor mysteriously dies on flight home for holidays

A family in Minnesota says they’re still stunned after a college freshman suddenly died during a flight home before the holiday break — and no one can tell them why more than a week later. Griffin “Babu” Gutwa, 18, of Burnsville, called his parents before the Dec. 22 flight

Man dies snorkeling during holiday vacation

MARATHON, Fla. — A Missouri man died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys on Christmas Day. Monroe County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Becky Herrin said in a news release that 69-year-old Owen Holmes of Ozark, Missouri, was visiting the Keys with his family over the Christmas holiday. He began to have

Overdoses cut US life expectancy for second straight year

U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 percent last year, and for the second straight year dragged down how long Americans are expected to live. The government figures released Thursday put drug deaths at 63,600, up from about 52,000 in 2015. For the first time, the powerful painkiller fentanyl

Boy dies after being found in resort hot tub

STATELINE, Nevada — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy is dead after he was found in a hot tub at a Lake Tahoe resort in what appears to be an accident. Police say the boy from Redwood City, California, was found Sunday afternoon at Montbleu Resort Casino and Spa in

Canadian billionaire and wife found dead in mansion

TORONTO — Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday, and police said they were investigating the deaths as suspicious. Const. David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies found at the home of Apotex founder Bernard “Barry” Sherman and his

Police officer dies unexpectedly while pursuing suspect

A police officer in Arizona died of a seizure Tuesday while pursuing a suspect, the police chief told ABC 15. Officer Paul Lazinsky, 58, of the El Mirage Police Department, was reportedly chasing a wanted juvenile suspect on foot when he was struck with the fatal seizure. He was

Guard dies trying to catch suicide jumper

A Chinese security guard was killed Tuesday while trying to catch a suicidal woman who was falling to her death, surveillance video shows. The guard, a retired soldier identified only as Li, 43, was fatally struck by the falling woman, causing both of them to die on impact around

Las Vegas shooting survivor killed by hit-and-run driver

A Las Vegas man who survived the country music festival attack that left 58 people dead was killed earlier this month by a hit-and-run driver, leaving his widow reeling “in another dimension.” Roy McClellan, 52, was killed Nov. 17 while hitchhiking on a highway west of Las Vegas in

Medical researcher found dead at UES hospital

A medical researcher dropped dead at a hospital on the Upper East Side — and wasn’t found until “several hours” later, sources said. Officers discovered the body of Miguel Crespo, 40, inside an eighth-floor bathroom at the Weill Cornell Medical Center at East 68th Street and York Ave at

2-year-old dies after neck gets caught in car window

SENECA, S.C. — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died after he rolled up his father’s pickup truck window on his neck at a South Carolina construction site. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said the father started the truck with his son inside to warm up around 6 p.m.