Occupational accidents

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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A large swath of downtown Sun Prairie remains closed Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018 in the wake of a gas leak explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a downtown Sun Prairie bar, caused a massive fire at a pizza restaurant, killed a firefighter and and injured more than a dozen other people. Firefighters remained on the scene. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:05 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A communications company said Thursday that a subcontractor was working "on site" before an explosion that killed a Wisconsin firefighter this week. Authorities have said a crew punctured a natural gas main in downtown Sun Prairie on Tuesday, resulting in an explosion that...
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July 07, 2018 - 12:40 am
CLINTON, N.C. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a propane cylinder plant in North Carolina has injured two workers. Sampson County spokeswoman Susan Holder tells news outlets emergency management received a call of multiple explosions at the Rapid Xchange facility on Friday afternoon. Two workers...
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Damaged buildings and cars litter the site where several fireworks workshops exploded in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018. More than a dozen people were killed and at least 40 injured when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 06, 2018 - 5:04 pm
TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Grieving emergency personnel in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec carried the caskets of four comrades through the town's streets Friday as authorities investigated whether an attempt to douse burning fireworks with water may have triggered further blasts that killed a...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say an Indiana construction worker driving a lift has been killed after it was struck by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 77 in South Carolina. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. David Jones said the lift was in the roadway as part of a project on a bridge at exit 27 near...
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June 13, 2018 - 6:32 am
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — An official says the rescue effort has ended for a worker trapped underground by a gas explosion in Pennsylvania. Fire Battalion Chief Rob Sponheimer on Wednesday says it has become a recovery effort because of high gas levels where the man was trapped following the blast at...
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