Firefighter Dies In Gas Explosion, Fire In WisconsinA firefighter was killed and at least a dozen other people were injured when a natural gas explosion leveled at least two buildings in a Wisconsin community, authorities said Wednesday.
Explosions At Hawaii's Kilauea Summit Keep Producing Magnitude 5.3 QuakesFor the seventh time in eight days, an explosion at the Kilauea summit on Hawaii's Big Island erupted Thursday morning with a force equivalent to an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 or higher, according to the US Geological Survey.
8 Injured In Glendale Heights Fire Pit ExplosionSomeone poured a flammable material on a small bonfire in the 1800 block of Marci Court, while several people were standing around the fire pit.
Investigation Continues In Southwest Flight ExplosionFederal investigators say the engine blade that broke off and triggered a deadly accident on Flight 1380 Tuesday had microscopic cracks.
CPD Increases Patrols Around CTA, Metra After New York ExplosionChicago Police have increased patrols around major transit hubs in the city following an explosion Monday morning near Times Square in New York City.
Several Hurt When Bomb Strapped To Man Explodes In NY SubwayA law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a man had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a New York City subway platform.
Cleanup Underway After Willowbrook ExplosionsCrews are working in the southwest suburbs to flush the sanitary sewer system where gasoline spilled Friday, causing several explosions.
Fires In Willowbrook, Westmont After Residents Reported Gasoline SmellIn Westmont, there were nearly a dozen small fires and over 100 reports of gasoline odors caused by a leak into the sewer system.
Joliet Woman, 50, Killed In Fiery Truck Collision On I-80The Interstate was shut down for hours while state police investigated.
East Chicago Post Office Reopens After Employee Injured In Pipe Bomb BlastThe FBI confirmed the blast was the result of a single pipe bomb that went off shortly after 6:30 p.m., injuring a postal employee.
Blast Injures Employee At East Chicago, Ind. Post OfficeSources said the explosive device was possibly a pipe bomb.
House Explodes In LibertyvilleFirefighters were called to the 1700 block of Sunnyview Road. The Lake County Sheriff's Department says there was a house explosion.