Union, company to head investigation into cause of Cleveland-Cliffs’ Burns Harbor blast
Union and company officials will work together to determine the cause of a small explosion at Cleveland-Cliffs’ Burns Harbor facility on Tuesday, but whether state regulators would be investigating for possible violations is unknown at this time.chicagotribune.com
5 teenagers hospitalized after shooting near Colorado high school
Five teenagers were hospitalized Monday after a shooting near a high school in Colorado, according to local police. Authorities said the shooting occurred at a local park north of Aurora Central High School. CBS Denver reports on what we know so far.news.yahoo.com
FBI leads investigation into explosion in downtown Nashville
FBI leads investigation into explosion in downtown Nashville Investigators are now combing the crime scene in Nashville, Tennessee, starting with the identification of the R.V. The explosion scattered debris for several blocks setting cars on fire and shattering buildings. Jeff Pegues reports.cbsnews.com
Massive “intentional” explosion in downtown Nashville leaves 3 wounded
Massive “intentional” explosion in downtown Nashville leaves 3 wounded A massive explosion on Christmas morning in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, left at least three people wounded. Authorities described the explosion as "intentional. Jessi Mitchell has more.cbsnews.com
Watch: Eerie recording plays before Nashville blast
Emergency personnel work near the scene of an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Metro Nashville Police put out a photo of the RV that exploded as it was spotted in the area earlier in the morning. (Listen to eerie recording, watch surveillance below)Three people taken to area hospitals for treatment were in stable condition Friday evening, Mayor John Cooper said. The FBI is the primary law enforcement agency responsible for investigating federal crimes, such as explosives violations and acts of terrorism. We are in contact with law enforcement and working as quickly as possible to restore service,” the company tweeted.
1 dead, 7 rescued after gas explosion levels Baltimore homes
BALTIMORE – A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday morning, killing a woman and trapping other people in the debris. Seven people were hospitalized, while a woman was pronounced dead at the scene, The Baltimore City Fire Department said on its Twitter page. The Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. has thousands of miles of obsolete pipes that need to be replaced, an effort that would cost nearly $1 billion and take two decades, the newspaper said. “Area inspections will encompass homes and gas equipment in a wide area to ensure there is no additional damage,” the statement said. Last year, a gas explosion ripped the façade off a Maryland office complex in Columbia, affecting more than 20 businesses.
Videos and photos emerging on social media of Beirut explosion
A massive explosion happened in Beirut on Tuesday, causing immense damage and destruction, according to multiple reports. The explosion happened in downtown Beirut, and according to reports, was big enough to have a mushroom cloud rise above the capital city. Videos and photos of the explosion and its destruction have started to surface on social media, and words don’t do justice to how much devastation this explosion has on the city. I felt like I’m dying, I still can’t believe it #Lebanon #Beirut pic.twitter.com/EMTS470FOH — Ahmad M. Yassine | أحمد م. ياسين (@Lobnene_Blog) August 4, 2020BREAKING: Massive explosion in Beirut.
Trump: Massive explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said U.S. military generals have told him that they think the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing more than 70 people, was likely a bomb. I've met with some of our great generals and they just seem to feel that this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of an event. They seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind.The explosion flattened much of a port and damaged buildings across the capital, sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. The death toll, which currently stands at more than 70, and more than 3,000 others were injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
Video shows 2019 explosion at Plantation shopping center
PLANTATION, Fla. – Dashcam footage obtained Monday by Local 10 News shows the massive explosion that occurred last summer at a shopping plaza in Plantation. The video shows the car parked outside the LA Fitness at the Market on University plaza just before the explosion occurs, cracking the vehicle’s windshield. Investigators reported they don’t know who opened the valve at the north end of the plaza. Investigators wrote the “air conditioners were left on in the space because the agent was showing the space to prospective renters. Galetta is asking anyone with information about the cause of the explosion to call the Florida arson hotline at 1-877-662-7766.
Second explosion rocks Bangkok after deadly attack
Police in Bangkok are investigating a second explosion that happened less than 24 hours after a blast killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 100 others. Authorities also released CCTV footage of a suspect connected to the first bombing on Monday. Charlie D’Agata reports.cbsnews.com