3 Injured in Texas Scaffold, Construction Elevator Accident

Article 0 Comments Authorities say one person has been critically hurt and two others suffered lesser injuries in a scaffolding and construction elevator accident in a North Texas business district. Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Mike Drivdahl says it appears a construction elevator on the outside of a building partially […]

Barrier Collapse at North Carolina Construction Site Kills 1

Article 0 Comments Authorities in North Carolina say one person is dead and two people are hurt after a barrier collapsed at a construction site. News outlets report the N.C. Department of Labor said the accident occurred Tuesday at a site where affordable housing was being built on the north […]

Explosion in Chicago Leaves 1 Railroad Worker Dead, 1 Hurt

Article 0 Comments Authorities say one railroad worker has died and another is seriously hurt following what appears to be an accidental explosion near a Chicago station. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says one of the men was pronounced dead early Saturday afternoon. Both were taken to a hospital […]

Two Utility Workers Killed in Helicopter Crash in Northeastern New York

Article 0 Comments Two utility workers were killed and two others were hurt when their maintenance helicopter got caught on power lines and crashed in rural northeastern New York, state police said. Pieces of the aircraft dangled from power lines late Tuesday afternoon before falling beside cornfields in Beekmantown, about […]

More Than 30 Dorm Rooms Damaged in Fire at Mississippi State University

Article 0 Comments Mississippi State University officials say no one was hurt by a fire in a dormitory room. The fire happened Sunday night on the third floor of Oak Hall on the Starkville campus. The university said in a news release Monday that in addition to damage in the […]

Freight Train Derails in South Carolina, No Injuries Reported

Article 0 Comments No one was hurt when several cars on a freight train derailed in South Carolina. York County Emergency Management Director Chuck Haynes told news outlets that a Norfolk Southern train had several cars derail around 7 a.m. Wednesday east of Rock Hill near the Catawba River. Three […]

Fire at North Carolina Apartment Complex Injures 4, Damages 16 Units

Article 0 Comments At least four people have been hurt after a fire started at an apartment complex in North Carolina’s largest city. The Charlotte Fire Department said firefighters were called around 4:30 a.m. Friday and had to call more firefighters to help contain the blaze. The fire in a […]

Explosions, Fire at Texas Gas, Cylinder Company Spur Evacuations but No Injuries

Article 0 Comments Authorities say nobody has been hurt in several explosions and a fire at a gas and cylinders company in rural Central Texas. Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes said the accident at Western International Gas & Cylinders was reported around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Brandes says the plant, which […]

Worker Killed at North Carolina Campbell’s Soup Plant

Article 0 Comments Oan has died and another was hurt when a trash container fell off a forklift at a soup plant in North Carolina. The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office told news outlets that 59-year-old Alex Radford of Laurinburg died late Sunday morning when the container fell on him at […]

Storm Slams North Dakota City, Injuring Dozens

Article 0 Comments Authorities say more than two dozen people were hurt, three critically, when a violent storm whipped through a northwestern North Dakota city, trapping some people in overturned recreational vehicles. The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office says the storm moved through Watford City shortly after midnight Tuesday, hitting an […]