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24 min ago | 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

1 hr ago |

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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

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.


19 hrs ago | 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

Stars and Stripes

Families of USS Cole attack victims seek money from Sudan

A week before the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the destroyer USS Cole, Lakiba Nicole Palmer called her husband to tell him she had bought something special for him and their daughter that she was going to mail at her next port stop.


Related Topix: World News, Yemen, Middle East, US Military, US Navy

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Explosion at IL metal recycling plant, 2 dead

August 24, 1989 is a day that will live in infamy in the city of Cincinnati. 25 years ago, Pete Rose was banished from the game of baseball.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH

Houston Press

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Keeps Space Community on Edge

A SpaceX rocket exploded in the skies above McGregor, Texas, during a test flight on Saturday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, McGregor, TX, NASA

Brandon Sun

Police: explosion that killed 2 at southwest Illinois recycling plant caused by mortar round

Emergency personnel gather outside Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill., Monday morning, Aug. 25, 2014, following an explosion at the recycling plant.


Related Topix: Granite City, IL, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force


As Iraq tries to regroup, attacks kill at least 43

Iraq's prime minister-designate called on the country's numerous Shiite militias and tribes to come under government control and stop acting independently on Monday, as violence across the country killed at least 43 people in areas where the Muslim sect dominates.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

Journal Gazette

2 dead in Illinois plant explosion

GRANITE CITY, Ill. Police said two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois.


Related Topix: Granite City, IL

The Intelligencer

Vacuum spark blamed in Ohio grain silo explosion

A fire chief says explosions and a fire at a southwest Ohio grain silo began with a spark in a vacuum that pulls dust off the grain.


Related Topix: Fire