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6 months ago

Charges refiled in Missouri boat sinking that killed 17

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has refiled criminal charges against three men involved in the sinking of a tourist boat that killed 17 people in 2018
6 months ago
Charges refiled in Missouri boat sinking that killed 17
1 year ago

3 men charged in deadly 2018 Missouri duck boat accident

A local prosecutor has filed a total of 63 felony charges against three employees over a July 2018 boat accident on a Missouri lake
1 year ago
2 years ago

Judge dismisses criminal counts in Missouri duck boat deaths

A federal judge has dismissed neglect and misconduct charges against three employees of a tourist boat that sank on a Missouri lake in 2018, killing 17 people
2 years ago
2 years ago

Magistrate recommends dropping federal criminal charges in 2018 Missouri duck boat accident that killed 17

Nine members of one family were killed in the Missouri lake tragedy.
2 years ago
Magistrate recommends dropping charges in duck boat accident that killed 17
2 years ago

Coast Guard, Ripley Entertainment criticized in boat crash

National federal safety regulators say actions by the owners of a tourist boat that sank in Missouri in 2018 and the U.S. Coast Guard contributed to the tragedy that killed 17 people
2 years ago
4 years ago

Captain of duck boat that killed 17 in July accident indicted

Kenneth Scott McKee was indicted Thursday in connection with the duck boat sinking that killed 17 people, including nine members of one family.
4 years ago
Captain of duck boat that killed 17 in July accident indicted
4 years ago

Captain of duck boat that killed 17 in July accident indicted on charges of misconduct, negligence

Prosecutors say he did not properly assess the weather that fateful day in July. He also allegedly failed to tell passengers to put on their flotation devices.
4 years ago
Captain of duck boat that killed 17 in July accident indicted
4 years ago
AG sues over duck boat accident: 'This tragedy should not have happened'
4 years ago

Two captains targeted in criminal investigation after 17 killed in Missouri duck boat accident

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed.
4 years ago
Captains targeted in criminal probe after 17 killed in Missouri duck boat accident
4 years ago

Duck boat not certified to operate in winds over 35 mph, US Coast Guard says

On the night of July 19, winds on the lake near Branson, Missouri, hit 73 mph, and the wave were higher than 3 feet.
4 years ago
Duck boat not certified to operate in winds over 35 mph, US Coast Guard says
4 years ago

Remaining 5 members of Coleman family killed in duck boat accident laid to rest

The remaining five members of the close-knit family who were killed in last week's tourist boat accident were laid to rest Saturday.
4 years ago
Remaining 5 members of Coleman family killed in duck boat accident laid to rest
4 years ago

Duck boat captain checked weather, discussed life jackets before sinking: NTSB report

The NTSB released its preliminary report on the deadly sinking from July 19.
4 years ago
Duck boat captain knew weather report: NTSB report
4 years ago

1st funeral held for family that lost 9 in duck boat tragedy

Four members of a family who died in a duck boat accident in Missouri on July 19 were laid to rest at a ceremony in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday.
4 years ago
1st funeral held for family that lost 9 in duck boat tragedy
4 years ago

The search for answers into duck boat tragedy that killed 17 tourists

On July 19, the Missouri duck boat capsized and sank in about 80 feet of water in Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri.
4 years ago
The search for answers into duck boat tragedy that killed 17 tourists
4 years ago

Life jackets hang from duck boat canopy as investigators raise doomed vessel from Missouri lake

Missouri investigators raised a duck boat that capsized and sank.
4 years ago
Life jackets seen from duck boat canopy as doomed vessel raised from Missouri lake
4 years ago

Coast Guard raises ill-fated duck tour boat from the bottom of the lake

Investigators recovered the boat's data recorder, which may provide clues to how the crew responded and answers for families.
4 years ago
Coast Guard raises ill-fated duck tour boat from the bottom of the lake
4 years ago

Duck boat wreckage retrieved from lake days after fatal disaster

The Ride the Ducks boat went down in a Missouri lake on Thursday, killing 17 people.
4 years ago
Duck boat wreckage retrieved from lake days after fatal disaster
4 years ago

Investigators recover data box in duck boat tragedy

Authorities are recovering wreckage from the lake near Branson, Missouri, to try and determine if they should pursue criminal charges in the accident that killed 17 people.
4 years ago
Investigators recover data box in duck boat tragedy
4 years ago

Sunken duck boat to be raised from bottom of the lake

The Coleman family, who lost nine relatives when the duck boat capsized, took a photo just before they boarded the vessel.
4 years ago
Sunken duck boat to be raised from bottom of the lake
4 years ago

Last photo shows happy family before duck boat horror left 9 of them dead

The last photo the Coleman family took together shows them posing with a life preserver.
4 years ago
Photo shows family before duck boat tragedy
4 years ago

NTSB investigates deadly duck boat accident in Missouri

17 people were killed after the boat capsized during a storm.
4 years ago
NTSB investigates deadly duck boat accident in Missouri
4 years ago

'Lord, please let me get to my babies,' says mom who lost 3 children in duck boat horror

A woman who lost nine family members recalled how she survived duck boat horror.
4 years ago
'Please let me get to my babies,' says mom who lost 3 children in duck boat horror
4 years ago

Survivor of duck boat accident shares final moments before vessel capsized

According to the NTSB, the boat faced "near-hurricane force" wind gusts as 17 people were killed when the boat went under water.
4 years ago
Survivor of duck boat accident shares final moments before vessel capsized
4 years ago

Survivor of duck boat accident recounts moment the vessel capsized

Tia Coleman relives the moments under water as she fought for her life.
4 years ago
Survivor of duck boat accident recounts moment the vessel capsized
4 years ago

Survivor of duck boat accident talks about support she has received

Tia Coleman talked about the support she has received from family and friends and her faith since surviving the duck boat tragedy that left nine of her relatives dead.
4 years ago
Survivor of duck boat accident talks about support she has received
4 years ago

Survivor of duck boat accident recalls captain saying they didn't need life vests

Tia Coleman recounts the captain showing the family where the life vests were on the boat, but then followed it up by saying they wouldn't need them.
4 years ago
Survivor of duck boat accident recalls captain saying they didn't need life vests
4 years ago

Survivor reveals terrifying moments from duck boat accident

Nine people from one family were among the 17 killed when a duck boat capsized during a storm in Missouri.
4 years ago
Survivor reveals terrifying moments from duck boat accident
4 years ago

NTSB investigating duck boat accident

Were critical weather warning signs missed that could have prevented the tragedy?
4 years ago
NTSB investigating duck boat accident
4 years ago

9 family members among the 17 dead in Missouri duck boat accident

Severe thunderstorms struck the area at the time of the Thursday night accident.
4 years ago
9 family members among the 17 dead in duck boat accident
4 years ago

Victims identified in Missouri duck boat tragedy

The identities of those who perished in the accident have been released.
4 years ago
Victims identified in Missouri duck boat tragedy
4 years ago

9 members of one family killed in duck boat accident: Police

There were 31 people aboard the boat on Table Rock Lake; the 17 dead are all between 1 and 70 years old.
4 years ago
9 members of one family killed in duck boat accident: Police
4 years ago

A look back at past deadly duck tour incidents

From a 1999 accident on an Arkansas lake to a 2016 crash in Boston.
4 years ago
A look back at past deadly duck tour incidents
4 years ago

A look back at past deadly duck tour incidents

Thirteen people were killed when a duck boat with 21 people on board sank on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in 1999, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
4 years ago
A look back at past deadly duck tour incidents
4 years ago

How the Missouri duck boat capsize unfolded amid weather warnings

The deadly crash came shortly after high winds and a thunderstorm warning.
4 years ago
How the Missouri duck boat capsize unfolded amid weather warnings
4 years ago

17 people killed after duck boat capsized

The tourist attraction was operating during a storm on a lake near Branson, Missouri.
4 years ago
17 people killed after duck boat capsized
4 years ago

Eyewitnesses describe deadly duck boat accident

Trent Behr and Allison Lester were on a nearby docked boat in Branson, Missouri, when they saw the duck boat capsize, killing at least 11 people.
4 years ago
Eyewitnesses describe deadly duck boat accident
4 years ago

At least 13 dead in Missouri duck boat accident

Severe weather conditions are believed to be what caused the boat to sink to the bottom of a lake in Branson, Missouri, leaving five people missing.
4 years ago
At least 13 dead in Missouri duck boat accident