REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Shasta County’s sheriff says bomb technicians found 40 pounds of explosives at the home of a Redding man whose hand was severed during an explosion and that authorities still want neighbors […]
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) – A gunpowder plant owner has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison over a 2010 explosion that killed two workers in New Hampshire. Craig Sanborn was convicted last month […]
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Santa Cruz are calling a gas-fueled explosion and fire that left three men badly burned suspicious. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the blaze at a small outbuilding […]
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting residents awake but causing no apparent injuries. Authorities were called to the […]
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion caused by a possible gas leak leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting awake residents but causing no apparent […]
TAVARES, Fla. (AP) — A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant and sent “boom after boom after boom” through the neighborhood around it. Eight people were injured, with at least four […]
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – For many people gathered to watch July Fourth fireworks at a Southern California park, it took time to realize the wild chain of explosions weren’t just part of the show. […]
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – More than two dozen people were injured when a wood platform holding live fireworks tipped over, sending the pyrotechnics into a crowd at a Fourth of July show northwest of […]
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An explosion in the boiler room of a Southern California high school has caused damage to a building but no students were injured. Santa Ana Unified School District spokeswoman Deidra […]
WEST, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators and the state fire marshal’s office will be moving toward an inspection of the site of Wednesday’s explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, looking for evidence that may point to a cause.
(AP) – A fertilizer plant exploded in the small Central Texas farming community of West, about 20 miles north of Waco, leaving as many as 15 people dead and at least 160 injured. Here is a look at the facts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged a nervous nation to avoid jumping to conclusions about Monday’s explosions at the Boston Marathon, while acknowledging that officials “still do not know who did this or why.”