Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 11, 2015.
11 presumed dead after Army helicopter crashes near Florida
Seven Marines and four soldiers are presumed dead after an Army helicopter crashed during a overnight training mission off the coast of Florida. Some human remains have washed ashore.
[Read more from the Pensacola News Journal]
Reports: Ferguson police chief to resign Wednesday
Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson will resign Wednesday, sources say. But he wants to make sure the police department won't be dissolved upon his departure. Ferguson city manager John Shaw stepped down Tuesday.
[Read more from CNN]
Italian village gets 100 inches of snow in 18 hours
Capracotta, Italy, saw 100.8 inches of snow in just 18 hours Thursday March 5 – and if that total is verified, it would be a new world record for snowfall in a 24-hour period. The current record is 90.6 inches (about 7.5 feet) on Mount Ibuki, Japan in 1927. The U.S. record for most snow in 24 hours is 75.8 inches, which was set in 1927 in Silver Lake, Colorado.
[Read more from the Washington Post]