Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Student wrongly tied to Boston bombings found dead Reddit apologized for the 'dangerous speculation' on the site that pointed fingers at the student. A body pulled from the water off Indian Point Park in Rhode Island has been identified as the Brown University student mistakenly linked by amateur sleuths on a social media site to the Boston bombings. More
‘MAHABHARATAM’ 100th episode - Chennai Online US ties | Boy, 8, shoots elder brother dead in ... branded Science City | After Coast Guard chase, Pakistani boat explodes, sinks | Centre accepts 01/28/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
Thunindhavan Movie Stills - Chennai Online US ties | Boy, 8, shoots elder brother dead in ... branded Science City | After Coast Guard chase, Pakistani boat explodes, sinks | Centre accepts 01/27/2015 - 12:52 pm | View Link
People seek stronger economy, defence from Indo-US friendship - Chennai Online Indian Air Force Warns Xiaomi - Chennai Online 01/26/2015 - 6:19 am | View Link
BREAKING NEWS: Obama-Modi talks over - Chennai Online ... comedian M.S. Narayana dead, funeral on ... After Coast Guard chase, Pakistani boat explodes, sinks | Centre ... operations | AirAsia plane ... 01/25/2015 - 6:29 am | View Link
Why no Non-veg on particular days? - Chennai Online ... comedian M.S. Narayana dead, funeral on ... After Coast Guard chase, Pakistani boat explodes, sinks | Centre ... operations | AirAsia plane ... 01/24/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
10 feared dead after Chinese boat sinks Seoul - Ten people were feared dead after a Chinese fishing boat sank in international waters near the South ... Two Chinese rescue vessels were also searching. Koh said the missing fishermen were likely dead considering the amount of time that had passed ... 01/22/2015 - 11:33 pm | View Link
China confirms 21 dead, 1 missing after tug sinks in Yangtze SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one was missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.The 30-metre (98-ft) boat had 25 ... 01/17/2015 - 8:45 pm | View Link
Two dead, three missing as fishing boat sinks in Sea of Japan MATSUE, SHIMANE PREF. – Two fishermen died and three others were missing after a large fishing boat sank in the Sea of Japan early Wednesday, the Japan Coast Guard said. The 135-ton Gempuku Maru No. 1 with 20 crew members aboard — 17 Japanese and three ... 12/24/2014 - 11:32 am | View Link
More than 50 feared dead after South Korean fishing boat sinks in the Bering Sea in sub-zero temperatures off east coast of Russia More than 50 men were reported missing in appalling conditions with high seas and strong winds. Seven people were rescued from the 1,753-tonne Oryong 501 - including a Russian inspector on board the ship when it got into difficulty. 'One person ... 12/1/2014 - 12:15 am | View Link
Fishing boat sinks, one dead, 2 missing (ANSA) - Trapani, September 23 - One person is dead and two are reportedly missing after a fishing boat sank off the coast of Sicily, ANSA sources said Tuesday. Two of the five people thought to be aboard the boat from Mazara del Vallo have reportedly been ... 09/23/2014 - 1:00 am | View Link
[UPDATE] South Korea Ferry Sinks | South Korean Ship Sunk ... South Korea Ferry Sinks | South Korean Ship Sunk | South Korea Ferry Disaster 476 Passengers 246 Missing 56 Dead South Korea Ferry Sinks | South Korean ... 01/28/2015 - 11:18 am | View Website
How many people were found dead on the Lady Mary fishing boat? A fishing boat sank in rough seas off New Jersey on this morning, killing at least one person and leaving four missing in the icy ocean as relatives gathered at the ... 01/23/2015 - 8:46 am | View Website
South Korean fishing boat sinks in the Bering Sea with ... Fears were rising today for the crew of a South Korean trawler which sank in the Bering Sea, off the east coast of Russia. More than 50 men were reported missing in ... 12/1/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Website
No sign of more than 50 fishermen missing after boat sinks ... South Korean officials expressed fear of a huge death toll after rescuers Monday failed to find any of the more than 50 fishermen missing after their vessel sank amid ... 12/1/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Website
Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2015. There are 336 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 29, 1845, Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" was first published in the New York Evening Mirror.
On this date:
In 1820, Britain's King George III died at Windsor Castle.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
In 1915: Petitions asking that Champaign change its city government from the aldermanic to the commission form were filed today with Judge Roy Freeman. The petitions bore the signatures of approximately 400 voters, including Isaac Kuhn.
If you've never fed any of the blue parking meters in downtown Champaign and Campustown you're far from alone.
CHAMPAIGN — If you've never fed any of the blue parking meters in downtown Champaign and Campustown — or don't know their special purpose — you're far from alone.
Mother of St. Joseph cancer patient donating hundreds of totes designed to help older kids
ST. JOSEPH — When 9-year-old Will Page used to go for chemotherapy at St. Louis Children's Hospital, he had something to look forward to after his treatments — being able to choose a toy from a hospital treasure chest.