| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:12 PM
David Flores first spotted the red diamond placards — numbered to designate crude oil shipments — about two weeks ago on a long line of rail cars idling on a trestle over Interstate 695, near Hollins Ferry Road in Baltimore County.
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered.
The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Three people were treated at South Lake Hospital emergency room on Wednesday morning, following a multiple-car crash.
All of the injuries were non-life threatening, the Clermont Police Department reports.
It happened at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, when...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:05 AM
William "Billy" Mitchell is the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Business Person of the Year. He is the owner of Environmental Services, Inc (ESI). Mitchell was honored during a ceremony at the Chamber's 46th Annual Dinner Meeting on Sept. 25....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Scores of concerned Floridians from all parts of the state converged on Naples earlier this month to deliver samples of polluted water to Gov. Rick Scott's beachside mansion.
Their fear: An oil rush in Florida, especially in the Everglades, and the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:05 PM
SOUTH WINDSOR — An oil truck carrying 1,700 gallons of fuel rolled onto its side on Smith Street and leaked heating oil from its tank as well as engine oil, police said.
Firefighters and police responded to the crash, which was reported at 12:48 p....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday.
The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported that it had documented a dozen instances in which the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far.
Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...