| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:26 AM
Among 72 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fore Department received Oct. 2-9 were the following:
Bloomsbury Avenue, 200 block, 10:01 p.m. Oct. 8. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville career station...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:19 PM
A leaking butane pipeline in southwest suburban Romeoville prompted authorities to close several nearby streets and businesses, officials said today.
The leak in the 8-inch underground pipe occurred earlier today at the corner of 135th Street and...
| May 17, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The old saying goes that if you put a million chimpanzees into a room with a million typewriters for enough time, one of them will eventually write Shakespeare. Unfortunately, we do not have a room full of chimpanzees, but we have the next best thing...
| May 18, 2011
| 10:54 AM
Snohomish County solid waste, local fire and hazmat crews are on the scene of a chemical leak near Everett. The leak happened at Snohomish County's Airport Road Transfer Station at 10700 Minuteman Dr.
Around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, a truck was dropping...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:08 AM
A barge crane at Torresen Marine in Muskegon Lake tipped over into the water, briefly trapping the man inside the cab.
The Muskegon Fire Department had to cut Brian Torresen, 38, out of the cab before he was taken to the hospital. His sister told Fox...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 5:23 AM
A stretch of I-70 in downtown Topeka is closed following a deadly wreck involving a hazardous material spill, authorities said on Tuesday morning.
Authorities say that all lanes of I-70 in both directions are closed from 4th Street to the California...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore County residents may drop off hazardous waste items Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Waste can be dropped off at the Western Acceptance Facility, 3310 Transway Road, located off the 4500 block of Hollins Ferry Road in Halethorpe.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Household hazardous waste drop off for Baltimore residents resumed this weekend, after a winter hiatus.
Oil-based paints, pesticides and herbicides, batteries, pool chemicals, drain cleaners and gasoline, among other hazardous materials, can be taken...
| Sep 26, 2009
Thousands of people with criminal pasts that include violent felonies and hurting children have been hired to work in Florida's child-care centers during the past two decades, a ( Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel investigation has found.
In October, a...
| May 17, 2010
Now is the time of year when many of us finally get around to tackling our biggest cleaning and organizing projects around the house. That might include cleaning out cramped closets, boxing up clothes and getting to that cluttered garage. Instead of...
| Jul 15, 2010
The American Cancer Society and three federal agencies named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of cancer that deserve more investigation.
The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20...