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3 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Man hurt in explosion, Eugene Police find illegal fireworks in his apartment

Officers found illegal fireworks and the tools to make improvised explosives in an apartment near 8th and Washington after the person living there hurt himself in an explosion early Thursday morning, Eugene Police said.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR

7 hrs ago | WHAS11

Ranger in Africa's oldest park wounded by grenade

A ranger in Africa's oldest national park has been seriously wounded by a grenade during a confrontation with poachers.


11 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Family assesses damage in Independence house explosion

The owners of the home that blew up in Independence on Tuesday afternoon returned to see how little of their belongings was left.


16 hrs ago |

Blast At BP Refinery Sparks Fire, Rattles Homes

An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday.


Related Topix: Fire

18 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville


Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights. . Smoke rises following an explosion in Syria's Quneitra province as Syrian rebels clashed with President Bashar Assad's forces, seen from the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Activism

19 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Lawsuit settled in fatal Erie boat explosion

A settlement has ended a lawsuit over a fatal boat explosion at the Erie Yacht Club on Memorial Day 2011, though the full terms of the deal are private.


Related Topix: Erie, PA

23 hrs ago | DNA India

Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in bomb explosion

Two jawans of the Assam Rifles were killed and another injured when a powerful bomb exploded in interior Chandel district of Manipur, police said today.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported

An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Oil & Gas, Whiting, IN, Fire, Social Software

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter-jet crash

DEERFIELD, Va. An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.


Related Topix: Deerfield, VA, Air Accidents

CBS 3 Springfield

House explosion rocks Independence neighborhood

Jim Dorsey and his wife had just left their home to take their adult son to an appointment when they received a devastated telephone call from their neighbor.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

The Victoria Advocate

6 hurt in Dallas house blast, Victoria house explosion investigation continues

The results of several reports about the home in the Oak Colony Estates are still pending, said Victoria County Fire Marshal Ron Pray.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Victoria, TX, Victoria County, TX

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long , and its walls are made of hot gas.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science


Homeowner grateful to have missed house explosion

Jimmie Dorsey, who lost his home in an explosion early Tuesday afternoon, said it's a miracle that he, his wife and son were all away from the house when it blew up.


Denver Post

Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Gas leak confirmed as cause of Oak Cliff explosionGas leak confirmed...

All day Tuesday, Atmos was at the scene of a fire that left behind only a shell of a home in Oak Cliff.


Related Topix: Oak Cliff, TX, Atmos Energy, Energy, Dallas, TX


Worker killed, others hurt in July explosion

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says a fatal July explosion at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi Coast occurred during "hot work" on a tank.



Fatal fireworks explosion ruled accidental

The state fire marshal says an explosion that killed a worker at a southeast Kansas fireworks company has been ruled accidental.


Business Journal

A decade later, D.C. court sides with contractors in steam explosion wrongful death suit

Companies contracted by the GSA have been embroiled in two lawsuits for the last decade, after two workers were killed in an explosion during modifications to steam and water systems under 17th Street NW.


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Woman, 5 children hurt in Dallas house explosion

A gas leak is suspected as the cause of a house explosion in Dallas that injured a woman and her five children.


The Town Talk

House to be searched after Catahoula car explosion

Louisiana State Police are preparing to deploy a robot at a house on U.S. Highway 84 in Catahoula Parish after a bomb was placed inside a vehicle earlier Monday and was detonated, according to their website.


Related Topix: Jonesville, LA, Harrisonburg, LA