Unknown Number of Deaths in Massive Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

WACO (April 17, 2013)–West EMS Director Dr. George Smith says as many as 60 or 70 people died and hundreds were injured Wednesday night in a fertilizer plant explosion in West. A rescuer earlier said he knew of five deaths. Meanwhile, emergency crews were pulling back late Wednesday night because of concerns about the possibility […]

Arrest made in ricin case; mailings are an eerie echo of 2001 anthrax attacks

Fire crews arrive at the unmarked postal building by the Beltway every few days, donning protective rubber suits and carrying away suspicious letters addressed to members of Congress. At a similarly secret building in the District, agents set aside letters once or twice a week to the president containing powder or other cause for concern. […]

Huge Explosion in Texas

WACO, TX—Emergency crews from throughout Central Texas responded Wednesday night after a major explosion at a burning fertilizer plant in West north of Waco. West firefighters were dispatched to the plant earlier in the evening after an earlier fire rekindled. The explosion was reported at around 7:50 p.m. in a frantic radio call from the […]

Head-on Collision in Ramapo

At approximately 6:28 a.m., the Ramapo Police department responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries. The accident occurred on Route 59 in Hillburn, N.Y., just northwest of Torne Valley Road.  Responding officers discovered a head-on collision had occurred and both drivers were injured.  There were no passengers in either of the vehicles.  Hillburn Fire […]