Barbara Heller, 76, accidentally fell after leaning out of the window of her apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Yaneth Lopez Valladares was working at the Del Rey Packing plant in Sanger, near Fresno, in California. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
An explosion at a chemical factory in Catalonia was so powerful that it flung a one-ton steel plate two miles to crash into an apartment building, killing one resident.
Vikki Seifer said her pet bulldog Minni was crushed to death minutes after she dropped her off for a bath and nail trim at a PetSmart in Las Vegas.
After two thieves attempted to steal the laptop of a customer at an Oakland, California, Starbucks, he chased them from the restaurant and was killed when the car the robbers were driving slammed him into another vehicle.
Shen Yi-ming was among those killed when a military helicopter crashed close to the capital Taipei on Thursday.
A 14-year-old sustained serious injuries to his scrotum and penis after colliding with a stationary car while cycling.
Colton Williams was hunting rabbit with his father and a family friend on Thursday when the incident occurred, family members said.
Jackie Louise Armstrong fell as she was performing her aerial act in the Zippos Circus Christmas show at the Winter Wonderland attraction in London's Hyde Park..
The girl had been jumping on her bed in her home in West Valley City, Utah, before falling forward and impaling herself.
Addelaid Ferreira-Watt died after a shotgun that had been entered as evidence in a robbery trial was accidentally dropped and fired into her leg.
The young girl from Texarkana, Texas, was riding in the sleeper berth of a Peterbilt truck when the accident happened in St Louis, Illinois.
A dirt bike rider using local trails came across Ryan Linneman, 37, on Wednesday evening during a chance encounter at the bottom of a 50-foot descent in Kansas.
Psychoactive drugs like Spice have become a serious problem in prisons, where authorities have struggled to stem their flow and use.
Four people drowned after they stood waist-deep in water near the Pambar Dam in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
After attempting to quiet down his upstairs neighbors, a frustrated Arizona man pulled a handgun and fired multiple shots into his ceiling. The final one wound up in his face instead.
Bubba the Boxer raced into his owner's bedroom to alert her of the danger as smoke filled her home in Holiday, Florida.
"I slid about 20 foot, cartwheeled then slammed into the rock then landed in the creek at the bottom," the hiker said,
The black Mercedes smashed through the high-rise apartment building's lobby doors at around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
It's the latest fright for Nutella fans this year, after a strike at a factory in France in May halted work and put global production at risk.
"I am fully cooperating with authorities," said Linda O'Leary, whose husband, Kevin O'Leary, appears on ABC's "Shark Tank."
Alisa Adamova from St Petersburg was under water for 15 minutes at he hotel in Bodrum, Turkey.
"She said she hadn't been to sleep for a while and that she just fell asleep and skidded off the road," one of the teens said after the courageous rescue.
Workers at a Amazon facility in Lexington reported burning eyes and itchy throats following a "chlorine"-like smell emanating from an unidentified package.
Researchers believe an incident at a nuclear reprocessing plant in central Russia was the cause, though Russian officials have always denied involvement.
The vet denies he killed the animal.
Several right-wing commentators have suggested the fire was set intentionally, though have provided no evidence to support their claims.
The Paris prosecutor's office opened an inquiry late Monday into involuntary destruction by fire, excluding a criminal motive.