Death


Storm Kills 8, Injures Dozens in Western Romania

A strong storm tore through western Romania on Sunday, killing eight people and injuring at least 67, emergency service officials said. Road and rail traffic was halted by trees felled…

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Mayor: Eight Dead After Fla. Nursing Home Lost Power

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said that eight people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state. Police and fire…

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A Welcome Setback for Assisted Suicide in New York

Last Thursday, the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, dismissed a case filed by three terminally ill patients who sought a court order protecting their doctors if…

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1,000 People Dead From Sierra Leone Mudslides

A local leader and a minister in Sierra Leone say more than 1,000 people have died in the mudslide and flood that hit the country’s capital nearly two weeks ago.…

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BD”E; Mrs. Faige Herzka, A”h

We regret to inform you of the petirah of Mrs. Faige Herzka a’h, mother of Hashi Herzka (and others). The levaya is called for 12:00 today at Shomrei Hachomos, 4218…

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2 American Soldiers Killed in Iraq

The United States military said that two American soldiers were killed during “combat operations” in northern Iraq on Sunday but that initial findings indicate the deaths were not caused by…

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24 People Killed in Kenyan Election Violence

At least 24 people have been shot by police in violence during Kenya’s disputed election, according to Kenyan human-rights observers, including many killed in protests in opposition strongholds after President…

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BD’E, Harav Aaron Brafman Z’l

Harav Aaron Brafman z’l , the long serving menahel of Yeshiva of Far Rockaway was  suddenly niftar this morning. The levayuh will be at 12 noon at 802 Hicksville Rd…

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Charlie Gard Dies 1 Week Shy of First Birthday

Charlie Gard, the British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental…

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Trucker Charged in 10 Deaths in Immigrant-Smuggling Case

The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face…

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