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Firefighters were on the scene of a big fire at a paint facility in Cary. (CBS)

Explosions, Fire At Cary Paint Plant

Firefighters were on the scene of an explosion and fire at a paint manufacturing plant that injured three people in the northwest suburbs.

03/06/2013

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Police Arrest West Suburban Man In Explosion At Neighbor’s Home

A west suburban man was charged Thursday with two felony counts in the case of an explosive device that damaged a home in his southeast Naperville neighborhood last fall.

01/27/2013

Explosion in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Indianapolis (CBS)

Huge Explosion In Indianapolis Still A Mystery

A huge explosion overnight left a small Indianapolis neighborhood in fear. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

CBS 2–11/11/2012

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Would-Be Pyrotehcnician Injured In Illegal Fireworks Explosion

A young man with hopes of getting a license to legally explode fireworks may have blown his chance this week.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

4 Teens Arrested For Detonating Homemade Bomb

Four teenagers were charged with aggravated assault after tossing from a car a homemade bomb that exploded near three men and a newborn baby in south suburban Country Club Hills.

08/12/2012

Normal Avenue Explosion

Explosion Rips Through House In Auburn-Gresham Neighborhood

An explosion Monday morning left a house on the verge of collapsing to the ground in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

A home at 25831 Redstone in Manhattan Township was leveled by an explosion on July 19, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Explosion Destroys House In Suburban Manhattan

A house in southwest suburban Manhattan was leveled by an explosion Monday morning.

07/19/2012

Scales Of Justice

Jury Awards $180 Million To Men Burned In Grain Bin Explosion

A federal jury in St. Louis has awarded $180 million to three men battered and burned while working in a Chester, Ill., grain bin that exploded in 2010.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

VFW Hall Fire

9 Hurt In Fire, Explosion At Villa Park VFW Post

A fire and explosion overnight left nine people injured at a VFW hall in Villa Park Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Arlington Heights Explosion

1 Dead, 10 Hospitalized In Arlington Heights Explosion

One person was killed Tuesday morning, and 10 others were injured, in an explosion at a manufacturing plant in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Man Charged In Connection With Explosion At His Deerfield Home

Police have charged a Deerfield man with two felonies in connection with a Jan. 2 explosion and fire that burned him.

01/29/2012

An explosion blew out the roof of an apartment building at 8734 Kimball Av. in Skokie on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Skokie Explosion May Have Been Arson, Report Says

A Skokie two-flat that destroyed by an explosion and fire last month may have been set ablaze intentionally.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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Explosion, Fire Destroy South Suburban Restaurant

A massive fire destroyed a one-story building that housed a Chinese restaurant in south suburban Worth on Saturday after bystanders said they heard a loud explosion.

01/01/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Battery Explosion At O’Hare Prompts Emergency Response

A battery inside a checked piece of baggage exploded at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, injuring a baggage handler.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Zoila Tellez and her husband, Jose Tellez (Family Photo)

Family Settles Lawuits Over Fatal Train Derailment For $36M

Canadian National Railway has agreed to pay more than $36 million to the family of a 44-year-old woman who was killed in a train derailment and explosion in Rockford two years ago.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

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Man Dies In Hoffman Estates Explosion

A Hoffman Estates man is dead, after suffering burns all over his body during a fire and explosion at his home on Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

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Blast Injures Five In Town Near Kankakee

An explosion near the town of Herscher has injured five people.

08/16/2011

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Firefighters Battle Blaze At Chemical Plant Near Minooka

The explosion occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lyondell-Bassell Equistar Division plant, at 8805 N. Tabler Rd.

07/14/2011

South Holland Hazmat

Shaft Explosion Sends Debris Flying In South Holland

Hazardous materials crews were sent out this morning after a reported explosion in a shaft in the ground.

06/14/2011

Hickory Hills House Explosion

UPDATED: Couple Survives Home Explosion In Hickory Hills

An explosion knocked an entire home off its foundation Wednesday evening in south suburban Hickory Hills, but the elderly couple inside survived.

04/28/2011

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