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Helicopter Crash Kills 16 Police Officers in Colombia

Sixteen policemen died Tuesday when a helicopter likely crashed into the side of mountain in a wooded region of northwestern Colombia, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said. The U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk may have crashed because of bad weather or a mechanical failure while taking part in a counternarcotics operation in the department of Antioquia, some 450 kilometers (280 miles) northeast of the capital, Bogota. The incident is under investigation, he said. "For now the most...

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