Challenger Tragedy: Remembering the 1986 Space Shuttle Disaster That Shook the Nation

Concord, New Hampshire – Nearly four decades ago, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, a dedicated social studies teacher at Concord High School, made history by boarding NASA’s Space Shuttle Challenger. She was chosen as the first school teacher to participate in NASA’s “Teachers in Space” program, aimed at reigniting interest in space exploration. On January 28, 1986, … Read more

Surfer Fatally Stabbed in Coffs Harbour Beach Attack: Remembering Kye Schaefer

Coffs Harbour, New South Wales – A tragic incident unfolded on the shores of a beach in Coffs Harbour, where a young surfer, Kye Schaefer, lost his life in a brutal stabbing. The 22-year-old was found with significant stab wounds in the beach carpark early Thursday morning. Despite efforts to save him, he was pronounced … Read more

Tragedy Strikes Belgrade: Remembering the Victims of the Unthinkable School Shooting

Belgrade, Serbia – When tragedy struck Vladislav Ribnikar school in central Belgrade last year, the nation of Serbia was left reeling in shock and disbelief. On that fateful morning of May 3, 2023, 11-year-old Ana Bozovic fell victim to a senseless act of violence that claimed the lives of eight children, a school guard, and … Read more

Remembering: 12 students and teacher killed at Columbine to be honored at 25th anniversary vigil

Littleton, Colorado – On the 25th anniversary of the tragic event at Columbine High School, 12 students and a teacher who lost their lives will be honored and remembered at a solemn vigil in their memory. This poignant gathering will serve as a reminder of the impact of school violence and the lasting scars it … Read more

Remembering 10 24 Characters Whose Deaths We Still Think About

Los Angeles, California – The impact of fictional character deaths in movies and TV shows can leave a lasting impression on viewers long after the screen fades to black. These deaths have the power to shock, sadden, and even haunt audiences, forever ingrained in pop culture. Whether sacrificing themselves for a greater cause or falling … Read more

Tragedy: Remembering the New London School Explosion 87 Years Later

New London, Texas will commemorate the 87th anniversary of the tragic explosion that claimed the lives of 311 individuals at the New London School in Rusk County. The incident, which occurred on March 18, 1937, was caused by a natural gas leak beneath the school that was ignited by a spark in the mechanic shop, … Read more

Remembering Lives Lost: 6 Workers Honored 14 Years After Kleen Energy Explosion

MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut – Workers, family members, and elected officials are set to pay tribute to the six workers who lost their lives in the Kleen Energy power plant explosion of 2010, as announced by the Connecticut AFL-CIO Health & Safety Committee. The labor union will be hosting a memorial service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, … Read more

Iowa Principal Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in School Shooting – Remembering Heroic Sacrifice of Dan Marburger

PERRY, Iowa – The principal of Perry High School, Dan Marburger, has tragically passed away due to injuries sustained during a mass shooting at the school earlier this month. Marburger, who had been at the school since 1995, succumbed to injuries ten days after the January 4th attack that also claimed the life of an … Read more

Remembering Police Sergeant Philip Dale Nix: A Dedicated Officer and Advocate for Victims

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Family, friends, and fellow officers gathered at Westover Church in Greensboro to honor the life of Police Sergeant Philip Dale Nix, who was tragically killed while off duty last month. Nix, who served as a Greensboro police officer for over 20 years, was the longest-serving sergeant in the department’s family Victims Unit. … Read more

Memorials in the Aftermath of Mass Shootings: How Communities Are Remembering Lives Lost

LEWISTON, Maine – In the aftermath of a mass shooting that shook the city of Lewiston in October, makeshift memorials were created by heartbroken residents as a way to find solace in the wake of the tragedy. Flowers, stuffed animals, crosses, posters, cards, and other items were left outside the two entertainment venues where the … Read more