Supervisor charged in Dartmouth construction site death of Brandon Alcorn – Halifax

Police have charged a Halifax man in connection to the tragic workplace fall that took Brandon Alcorn’s life on a construction site last year. Jeff Gooch, 37, was arrested last month and faces one count of criminal negligence causing death. He was the supervisor at the Dartmouth Crossing shopping area construction site where Alcorn fell […]

Father of London Bridge victim says son’s death must not promote “agenda of hate” – Channel 4 News

“If Jack could comment on his death – he would be livid… his death, and his life, being used to perpetuate an agenda of hate that he gave his everything, fighting against”. Impassioned words from the father of Jack Merritt – one of the two people killed in the London Bridge terror attack – as […]

Boy narrowly escapes death after metal rod pierces through jaw in horror injury

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW A 9-year-old boy has made a complete recovery from a horrific injury after he fell off a stool and onto a metal rod, which pierced through his lower jaw and narrowly missed major blood vessels. The boy, identified as Ayush by South West News Service, or SWNS, had been balancing on a […]

Black Death in China: A history of plagues, from ancient times to now

Finally — for many of them — came death. Today, many of us think of the plague as something confined to the history books — a grim symbol of the medieval period, before doctors knew about the existence of viruses or bacteria. But this month, three people in China were diagnosed with two different forms […]