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Home explosion kills Rico resident

A home explosion Monday in Rico killed a resident inside, according to fire officials. The explosion occurred about 4:30 p.m. on 340 N. Piedmont St., at the north end of town, said Dolores Fire ...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man throws home-made bomb at Shanghai airport, injuring four others

BEIJING - A man detonated a home-made bomb in Shanghai’s busy Pudong International Airport on Sunday, injuring five people, including himself, the city government said. The airport’s management...

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Crews work to contain sheen after Oregon train derailment

SEATTLE – Environmental crews worked Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia River along the Washington-Oregon border after a Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire,...

DATE: June 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Police hunt suspects in India temple fire that killed 110

PARAVOOR, India – Medical teams on Monday tended to hundreds of people injured in a massive fire that killed at least 110 people, while authorities searched for those responsible for illegally...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Fireworks accident at temple in India kills more than 100

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India – The Hindu temple in southern India was packed with thousands for a religious festival early Sunday when the fireworks began – an unauthorized pyrotechnic display that...

DATE: April 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Istanbul bomber identified as militant with IS links

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s interior minister on Sunday identified the suicide bomber who killed four foreign tourists in Istanbul as a militant with links to the Islamic State group. Minister Efkan Ala...

DATE: March 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Restaurant explosion kills 89 people in India

NEW DELHI – At least 89 people were killed at a restaurant in central India on Saturday when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and triggered a second blast of mine detonators stored illegally nearby,...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

No explosions reported during truck fire

Neighbors living near the site of a truck fire earlier this week in the Bondad area reported hearing what they thought were explosions. “The tires on those trucks heat up enough so they pop quite...

DATE: April 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home gas explosion prompts civil lawsuit

A La Plata County family that survived a home explosion last year north of Lemon Reservoir has filed a civil lawsuit against several gas companies that installed or serviced a propane system at the...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP and Halliburton fined in explosion near Durango

DENVER – BP and Halliburton have been fined for the fatal explosion at a natural-gas compression station in southwestern Colorado.One person was killed in the June 25, 2012, explosion 15 miles east...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Counterfeit money leads to burglary suspect

One of two men suspected of burglarizing a La Plata County family’s home that exploded earlier this year has been arrested in Farmington.Eric Bernard, 31, of Aztec, was picked up July 9 during a...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP team to study deadly explosion

BP is bringing in an internal investigation team to look into an explosion at one of its stations that killed one worker and injured two others.The blast occurred about 8:15 a.m. Monday at BP’s...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News