Category: victims

Authorities Identify Victims in Wisconsin Triple Homicide

LA CROSSE, Wis.—Authorities have identified the victims of a triple homicide in far western Wisconsin. The bodies of 24-year-old Peng Lor, 24-year-old Nemo Yang, and 23-year-old Trevor Maloney were discovered shortly before 5 a.m. by two workers of the Milestone Quarry, the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office said. The quarry is located near West Salem, […]

Florida Condo Collapse Victims to Receive $150 Million In Initial Compensation: Judge

A Florida judge said Wednesday that victims and families who suffered losses in last month’s collapse of a 12-story condominium in Surfside would get at least $150 million in compensation initially. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman said at a hearing that around $50 million would come from insurance on the Champlain Towers South building, whose collapse […]

Police in Nigeria Secure Release of 100 Kidnapping Victims

LAGOS—Police and government authorities have secured the release of 100 people, including women, children, and nursing mothers, who were kidnapped from their village in northwestern Nigeria over a month ago, a local police spokesperson said. Nigeria is battling an increase in armed robberies and kidnappings for ransom, mainly in northwestern states, where thinly deployed security […]

Judge: $150M Initially for Victims in Florida Condo Collapse

Victims and families who suffered losses in the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront Florida condominium will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation initially, a judge said Wednesday. That sum includes insurance on the Champlain Towers South building and the expected proceeds from sale of the Surfside property where the structure once stood, Miami-Dade […]

Judge: $150 Million Initially for Victims in Florida Condo Collapse

Victims and families who suffered losses in the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront Florida condominium will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation initially, a judge said Wednesday. That sum includes insurance on the Champlain Towers South building and the expected proceeds from sale of the Surfside property where the structure once stood, Miami-Dade […]

Germans Question Handling of Floods as Hopes of Finding Survivors Fade

BERLIN—A relief official said on Wednesday rescue crews were unlikely to find any more survivors in the rubble of villages devastated by floods in western Germany, and a new poll showed many Germans felt policymakers had not done enough to protect them. At least 170 people died in last week’s flooding, Germany’s worst natural disaster […]

‘Completely Betrayed’: Victim of Hospital Sexual Assault Speaks Out

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted while being treated at a Mission Viejo, Calif. hospital is urging other victims to come forward. Zoe Cooksey, 22, said she was violated at Mission Hospital March 31 while receiving treatment for injuries sustained during an earlier car accident. “I was completely betrayed by Mission Hospital,” Cooksey told […]

Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting Three Patients

SANTA ANA, Calif.–A registered nurse was booked June 30 on suspicion of sexually assaulting three women on separate occasions while he was working in the emergency room of Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. Paul Alden Miller, 56, of San Clemente was arrested this morning at his residence, said Orange County sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Hylton. […]