Tennessee Flooding Breaks February Record, Kills 1

Article 0 Comments One person was killed and others needed to be rescued in Tennessee as pounding rains caused flooding last week. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook on Feb. 6 that one person was swept away and confirmed dead. Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove told The Tennessean […]

Man Steals Cement Truck, Hits Vehicles at Michigan GM Facility

Article 0 Comments Authorities say a person is in custody after driving a stolen cement truck through a locked gate at a General Motors facility in mid-Michigan and hitting several parked vehicles. The Eaton County sheriff’s office says no one was injured in the early Thursday collisions in Delta Township, […]

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 […]

Apartment Fire in West Virginia Kills 1, Leaves Dozens Homeless

Article 0 Comments One person has died and dozens of others were left homeless due to an apartment fire in West Virginia. Wheeling Police Department spokesman Philip Stahl told news outlets the blaze was reported Tuesday afternoon at North Park Apartments. Stahl did not release the identity of the person […]

Texas DOT Urges End to Streak of Daily Traffic Deaths

Article 0 Comments Since Nov. 7, 2000, at least one person has died on Texas roadways every single day, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. More than 66,000 have died from vehicle crashes on Texas roadways since that day, TxDOT says. In an effort to end this deadly 18-year […]

Weather-Related Building Collapse at Maryland Amazon Distribution Warehouse

Article 0 Comments The fire department says one person is dead and another was unaccounted for after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore’s southeast side, the Baltimore Sun reports. Chief Roman Clark tells the Sun that a 50-foot wall collapsed late Friday at the Amazon […]

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Kentucky House Explosion

Article 0 Comments Police say an explosion at a Kentucky home has killed one person and injured two others. State Trooper Scotty Sharp says in a news release the explosion occurred Saturday in McDaniels. The statement says a preliminary investigation found the explosion was caused by a possible gas leak. […]

Alabama School Bus Crash Kills 1, Injures 11

Article 0 Comments A crash between an Alabama school bus and a passenger vehicle has killed one person in the vehicle and injured 11 on the bus. State Police Trooper Cpl. Jimmy Harrell tells AL.com 31-year-old Amanda Nicole Hubbard died in the Tuesday night wreck near Talladega. Handley High School […]

Explosion at Alabama Chemical Plant Kills 1

Article 0 Comments One person is dead following an explosion at a chemical plant in north Alabama. Arab Fire Chief Ricky Phillips tells WHNT-TV that a contract worker died in a blast that happened Tuesday at Umicore Specialty Chemicals in Arab. The explosion involved an empty sulfuric acid tank in […]