Occupational accidents

August 17, 2018 - 4:40 pm
HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion destroyed a coffee shop and injured three workers in a rural south Georgia city. Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said investigators do not suspect foul play in the blast that rocked the...
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August 16, 2018 - 6:01 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The widow of a worker killed in a 2016 pipeline explosion has filed a wrongful death lawsuit accusing Colonial Pipeline Company of negligence. Lawyers for Beverly Kay Willingham filed the lawsuit Thursday in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Anthony Lee Willingham died in the 2016...
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Malian incumbent President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, wait to casts his ballot during the Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election with Boubacar Keita facing off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse. (AP Photo/Annie Risemberg)
August 12, 2018 - 2:27 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence. He faced off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse. Sunday's polls had...
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Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 11:02 pm
CLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — A utility worker was killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews working in sweltering conditions battled multiple blazes, including twin fires that exploded in size and forced hundreds more to evacuate rural communities, officials said Sunday. The Pacific Gas and...
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Firefighters stand watch on a roof as a wildfire sweeps through the area near Lakeport, Calif., Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Kent Porter /The Press Democrat via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 10:54 pm
CLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires raging in California (all times local): 8 p.m. Cal Fire reports progress in containing near twin fires burning in Mendocino and Lake counties across wilderness on both sides of Clear Lake. The agency says Sunday night that the Ranch Fire is now...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:22 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — More than 150 Islamic State fighters surrendered to Afghan government forces on Wednesday in the face of an onslaught by the Taliban in the northern Jawzjan province, officials said. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, the provincial police chief, said 152 fighters surrendered,...
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ADDS TO CLARIFY CORADO WAS SHOT TO DEATH IN A GUNFIGHT BETWEEN A GUNMAN AND POLICE - Paolo Singer, 27, a Silver Lake resident, prays at a makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and notes growing on the sidewalk outside the Silver Lake Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles, Monday, July 23, 2018. Two days earlier, Trader Joe's employee Melyda Corado was shot and killed at the store in a gunfight between a gunman and police. Grieving family members, co-workers and customers on Sunday remembered Corado as lively, hardworking and always smiling. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 24, 2018 - 12:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A store worker killed in a gunbattle before a suspect took hostages in a crowded supermarket was hit by a police officer's bullet, Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday. The employee, Melyda Corado, 27, was leaving the store Saturday as the suspect, Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was...
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An explosion was reported at around 7 a.m. Thursday morning, July 19, 2018 at Letterkenny Army Depot, in Chambersburg, Pa. A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at the Army depot injured at least four workers, three of them seriously, officials said. (Markell DeLoatch/Public Opinion via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 10:45 am
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Army says one of five civilian employees injured in an explosion and fire at a military depot in Pennsylvania has died. Letterkenny Army Depot commander Col. Stephen Ledbetter announced the death of the unidentified employee Friday. Two others remain hospitalized...
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July 19, 2018 - 10:06 am
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An explosion at an Army depot Thursday morning left at least three people with burn injuries, officials said. The blast occurred at Letterkenny Army Depot about 7:15 a.m. Thursday. Army Depot officials posted on social media that the "incident is contained and will not...
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July 19, 2018 - 10:06 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three carnival workers have been arrested in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from a fair in Kansas and whose bodies were found days later in a shallow grave in an Arkansas forest. Police Cpl. Jonathan Wear said the suspects have been jailed without bond in Van...
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