Explosion

  • 2 killed after semi-truck exploded on highway!

    A semitrailer exploded into flames Wednesday on an interstate in southeast Wisconsin, killing at least two people, setting other vehicles on fire and sending dark plumes of smoke into the sky, authorities said. A WTMJ-TV photographer who witnessed the crash says the semitrailer jumped the median on Interstate 94...
  • NYPD Recalls Body Cameras After 1 Explodes

    The New York Police Department has suspended the use of almost 3,000 body cameras after one of the devices exploded over the weekend, the department said. An NYPD officer on Staten Island retrieved a Vievu LE-5 body camera Saturday, noticed smoke rising from the device and took it off...
  • Explosion at California medical facility remains a mystery

    Aliso Viejo, California (CNN) A deadly explosion at a California medical facility – so powerful it blew out walls of the building and caused the ground to shake in nearby structures – shows no sign of a gas leak and police can’t say for certain whether it was intentional....
  • 1 Person Found Dead After Explosion Rocks Site Of Alleged Domestic Hostage Situation

    A standoff with a man who police say had taken his estranged wife hostage culminated in a massive fire Wednesday night, as a barn on the couple’s North Haven, Connecticut, property exploded. An unidentified body was found on the property early Thursday morning after emergency responders extinguished the blaze,...
  • 2 injured in 4th recent explosion in Texas capital

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – An explosion that may have been detonated by a tripwire tore through Texas’ capital and injured two people, leading police to warn nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to three package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. The latest...
  • Explosion injuries another woman in Texas

    Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they’re considering whether race was a factor because all of the victims were black. Shortly...
  • Explosion rocks NYC commuter hub in attempted terror attack!!

    A man detonated an improvised explosive device in an underground passageway at a major commuter hub in New York City Monday morning, officials said. New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill identified the suspect as Akayed Ullah, 27, who sustained injuries from the blast and was in police custody. New...
  • Explosion at power plant leaves 26 dead

    The death toll from an explosion at a thermal power plant in northern India has climbed to 26, officials said Thursday. At least 60 others have been injured when the explosion spewed hot ash over workers at the plant, said Sanjay Khatri, the area’s top administrative officer. The death...
  • Explosions reported at flooded chemical plant near Houston! See Video!

    (CNN)Two explosions and plumes of black smoke were reported Thursday at a flooded chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, near Houston, officials said. One deputy was hospitalized after he inhaled fumes from the Arkema peroxide plant, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said via Twitter. Nine others drove themselves to the...