Occupational accidents

This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections, shows Robert Bryant Melson, in Atmore, Ala. Melson is scheduled to be executed June 8, 2017, in Alabama by lethal injection after being convicted of killing three fast food restaurant employees during a 1994 robbery. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 12:27 am
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing three people during the 1994 robbery of an Alabama fast-food restaurant was put to death Thursday by lethal injection. Robert Melson, 46, was pronounced dead at 10:27 p.m. CDT Thursday at a southwest Alabama prison, authorities said. The execution was...
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June 05, 2017 - 7:38 am
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a worker was killed during a weekend motorcycle race at Road Atlanta. Road Atlanta spokeswoman Kelsi Nilsson tells The Times ( http://bit.ly/2rsA3yg ) that 60-year-old Hazel Harrell's death on Saturday was a terrible tragedy, but didn't give details on how she...
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In this image taken from a video by WISN-TV, the rubble of a corn mill plant following an explosion is seen, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Cambria, Wis. The sheriff in Columbia County said that the blast was reported around 11 p.m. Wednesday at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, about 80 miles northwest of Milwaukee. (WISN-TV via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 7:24 pm
JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (AP) — The body of a third worker was recovered Friday from the ruins of a corn mill that exploded in southern Wisconsin, and company executives insisted safety violations were corrected years ago. The explosion occurred late Wednesday night at the Didion Milling Plant in...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack where German Embassy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)
May 31, 2017 - 5:34 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the rush-hour explosion that struck the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local): 2:10 p.m. China's foreign ministry says its embassy building in Kabul has been partly damaged in an explosion that rocked the Afghan capital's heavily guarded diplomatic district...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack where German Embassy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)
May 31, 2017 - 5:30 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the rush-hour explosion that struck the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local): 2 p.m. The Afghan Taliban are denying any involvement in the massive suicide attack that struck the capital, Kabul, earlier in the day. Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack where German Embassy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)
May 31, 2017 - 4:57 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the rush-hour explosion that struck the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local): 1:25 p.m. An Afghan health official has raised the death toll from the massive suicide car bombing in Kabul earlier in the day, saying the attack killed 80 people. Ismail Kawasi...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack where German Embassy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. (AP Photos/Rahmat Gul)
May 31, 2017 - 4:37 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the rush-hour explosion that struck the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local): 1 p.m. Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says the explosion in Kabul has wounded employees of the German Embassy and killed an Afghan security guard outside the building...
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An oil tank burns after an explosion at a tank battery owned by Anadarko near the Grand View Estates neighborhood in Weld County on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Mead, Colo. The fatal oil tank battery fire in northern Colorado appears to be unrelated to a nearby home explosion last month caused by a leaky gas line. (Lewis Geyer/Daily Camera via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 4:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month and prompting fresh questions about safety in one of Colorado's largest industries — oil and gas extraction. The fire flared...
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May 21, 2017 - 8:38 am
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — A migrant worker who had just arrived in the United States to pick this year's blueberry crop has died after being shot during an armed robbery in North Carolina. Bladen County authorities tell local news outlets the man was part of a group standing in front of a home at...
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May 12, 2017 - 9:41 am
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — An employee has died after an explosion at a North Carolina golf course. Wilkes County Chief Deputy Sheriff David Carson says the fire was reported early Thursday at the Countryside Golf Course in Elkin. Investigators say 64-year-old Gary Jordan died when a fire started in a...
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