| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:36 PM
Authorities are probing the partial derailment of a freight train early Saturday in South Philadelphia.
The incident took place around 3 a.m. in a CSX Corp. rail yard around 11th Street and Pattison Avenue near the sports complex, CSX spokesman Rob...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:42 AM
Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency room's entrance. The crew of a gas tanker truck outside began yelling: "Call...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Four people were injured, one seriously, when a propane tank exploded and started a fire that destroyed a truck maintenance garage for Turano Baking Co. in Oak Park on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
The explosion occurred around 2:15 p.m. as workers...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:04 AM
One of four people injured in a propane tank explosion that started a fire at a truck maintenance garage for Turano Baking in Oak Park remained in the hospital Wednesday, officials said.
The explosion occurred around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday as workers were...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:04 PM
A passenger bus crashed into an oil tanker in southern Pakistan early Sunday, killing 57 people with remains charred beyond recognition, officials said.
Dr. Seemi Jamali, who heads the emergency section at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center in...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday the first federal regulations for the toxic wastes created by coal burned to produce electricity....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:57 PM
A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of the nation's aging pipeline network.
Investigators and company officials on Wednesday were trying to determine the cause of the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:25 PM
More than 5,000 people in the rural Montana city of Glendive have been told not to use municipal water because elevated levels of cancer-causing benzene were found downstream from a weekend crude oil spill into the Yellowstone River.
Officials said they...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:41 PM
The slowly unwinding Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began its final phase Tuesday as a judge in New Orleans considers the record fine that oil giant BP must pay for the well blowout five years ago that killed 11 men and spawned the worst...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:11 PM
Truckloads of drinking water were being shipped to the eastern Montana city of Glendive on Monday after traces of a major oil spill along the Yellowstone River were detected in public water supplies, raising concerns about a potential health risk....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:52 PM
Taking over amid scandal, the new president of the state's powerful Public Utilities Commission vowed Thursday to forge a more open and safety-conscious era at the agency.
Presiding over his first meeting at the PUC's headquarters in San Francisco,...