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Woman fatally struck by train in northeast Taiwan, rail traffic halted

Update: 05/10 11:30 a.m. The pedestrian who perished when she was struck by a train has been identified as an 86-year-old surnamed Chen (陳), reported Liberty Times. Her son said she had told him sh...

Taiwanese radio host's mother killed by drunk driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of well-known Taiwanese journalist and commentator Huang Wei-han (黃暐瀚) was fatally struck by a drunk driver early Wednesday morning (May 5). According to a p...

Taiwan bikers found dead day after collision with taxi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two men on a motorbike were found dead in a canal the day after they collided with a taxi, reports said Saturday (May 1). The accident happened around 10:53 p.m. Friday...

Kentucky's Clarke mourned by teammates, basketball world

The death of former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke following a car accident in Los Angeles sparked an outpouring of grief and support from around basketball, including reaction by Los Angeles Lakers s...

$25M suit blames energy, boat companies in fatal capsizing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The offshore oil industry boat that overturned in a deadly Gulf of Mexico disaster last week was ordered to sea in dangerous conditions by an energy company that put “money over saf...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

Taiwan train derailment victim mistakenly blamed for accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A victim of the train derailment accident surnamed Yeh (葉) on Monday (April 5) cried foul at media allegations he was responsible for the fatal accident. On Friday (Apr...

Bush making much different comeback for Rangers this time

This comeback is so much different for former No. 1 overall draft pick Matt Bush. The hard-throwing reliever, now a 35-year-old husband and father, is coming back from injury after n...

20-vehicle crash on Taiwan highway caused by heavy fog: Police

A highway traffic accident involving 20 vehicles on Sunday morning that caused two deaths and injured eight others was caused by heavy fog in the area, according to police. The fatal accident occur...

Syracuse's Jim Boeheim facing lawsuit in fatal crash

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is being sued over a fatal accident he was involved in nearly two years ago. According to Syracuse.com, the family of Jor...

Oklahoma man charged in students' death appears for hearing

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man arrived in court Friday for a preliminary hearing on murder charges for allegedly driving his pickup truck into a high school cross-country team in suburban Oklaho...

Second soldier dies after anti-landing drill accident in S. Taiwan

A solider who fell overboard during a military anti-landing drill last week died in hospital Sunday, bringing the death toll to two in the boat accident that occurred off the coast of Kaohsiung in sou...

Torrential rain causes millions in agricultural losses in Taiwan

Agricultural losses caused by the torrential rainfall that drenched Taiwan over the past few days had risen to NT$19.80 million (US$657,552) around the country as of Sunday, according to the Council o...

Families of Taipei KTV fire victims refuse compensation from Cashbox Partyworld

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to take responsibility for the April 26 fire that took five lives at a Taipei KTV parlor, the Taiwanese karaoke chain Cashbox Partyworld has agreed to pay NT...

Trespassing pedestrian fatally struck by train in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed by a speeding Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train after he trespassed onto the tracks early Wednesday morning (Feb. 26), causing delays for over 10...