Occupational accidents

Glass and a door lie on the ground at the scene of an explosion at an Air Force recruiting office in Bixby, Okla., Tuesday, July 11, 2017, after an explosion Monday night outside an Air Force recruitment office. The center was closed at the time and no one was injured. The explosion is being investigated as a possible act of domestic terrorism, but the late-night blast could also have been a horrible prank, a federal agent said Tuesday. (Mike Simons//Tulsa World via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 5:15 pm
BIXBY, Okla. (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday that they are no longer investigating a pipe bomb explosion that damaged a northeast Oklahoma Air Force recruiting station as a possible act of domestic terrorism, adding that the blast could be the work of a disgruntled employee or a prank. FBI...
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June 30, 2017 - 1:12 pm
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An apparent ignition malfunction at a Pennsylvania fireworks company caused at least one explosion that badly injured a worker, the owner said Friday. John Kemps, owner and president of Celebration Fireworks said an electric match might have worked improperly, causing the...
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June 30, 2017 - 10:21 am
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An apparent ignition malfunction a fire at a Pennsylvania fireworks company caused at least one explosion that badly injured a worker, the owner said Friday. John Kemps, owner and president of Celebration Fireworks said an electric match might have worked improperly, causing...
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Tsunehisa Katsumata, center, former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), accompanied by his lawyers, arrives at Tokyo District Court for a trial in Tokyo Friday, June 30, 2017. Three former executives of TEPCO, including Katsumata, are going on trial for alleged negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The trial is the first to consider whether the utility can be held criminally responsible. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 9:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. apologized in court Friday for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, but pleaded not guilty to charges of professional negligence. Tsunehisa Katsumata, the 77-year-old ex-chairman of TEPCO, and two former vice presidents said they don'...
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Tsunehisa Katsumata, center, former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), accompanied by his lawyers, arrives at Tokyo District Court for a trial in Tokyo Friday, June 30, 2017. Three former executives of TEPCO, including Katsumata, are going on trial for alleged negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The trial is the first to consider whether the utility can be held criminally responsible. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 1:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. apologized in court Friday for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, but they pleaded not guilty to charges of professional negligence. Tsunehisa Katsumata, the 77-year-old ex-chairman of TEPCO, and two former vice presidents said they...
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June 14, 2017 - 4:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster is ceremoniously signing a law that aims to slow down drivers in highway construction zones to protect workers. The Republican governor is holding the ceremony Wednesday at the state Department of Transportation maintenance facility in Aiken. A driver who...
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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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