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Explosion and Chemical Spill at Food Processing Plant

An explosion at a food processing plant heavily damaged several parts of the building and ruptured a water main in Elk Grove Village, Illinois Friday...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jul 7, 2017

Fireworks Blamed in Devastating House Fire

Firefighters fought a protracted blaze late Tuesday night at one home in Satellite Beach, Florida, and some eyewitnesses are blaming fireworks. Responders quelled the initial...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jul 5, 2017

50 Years Young: Age Discrimination Law More Important Than Ever

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once boldly proclaimed, “Young people are just smarter.” In an age dominated by tech startups that celebrate these “digital natives” and...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Jul 5, 2017

Venus Williams Didn't Cause Fatal Car Crash, Authorities Say

(Updated July 7: Police have rescinded their assessment that Venus Williams is at fault for a car crash in Florida after reviewing video footage, according...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Jul 3, 2017

What the PA Supreme Court's Ruling Means For Workers

For decades now, Pennsylvania’s workers may not have been getting the amount of workers’ compensation benefits they deserve. But a workers’ comp lawsuit just ended...

  • Staff
  • Jun 30, 2017

Don’t Go Out With a Bang: How to Spot Dangerous Fireworks

Fireworks can be fun, and in many parts of the country they’re an integral part of celebrating the Fourth of July. However, fireworks are a...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jun 30, 2017

‘Real Life’ Super Mario Bros. and the Dangers of Augmented Reality

The Super Mario Bros. franchise has been cool since the game was released in the ‘80s, but one man created a new augmented reality version...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Jun 29, 2017

200 Firefighters Fight Village Blaze

Wednesday night’s five-alarm fire in Greenwich Village ended on a positive note when the Fire Department of New York reported no serious injuries after a...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jun 29, 2017

This Bill Would Make Getting Justice for Medical Errors Even Harder

You trusted your doctor. You put your faith in the nursing home taking care of your elderly family member. You put your life in the...

  • Staff
  • Jun 28, 2017

Grandmother, Two Boys Killed in Detroit Kitchen Fire

A kitchen fire of unknown origin tore through a Detroit home early Tuesday morning, killing twin three-year-old boys and their grandmother. 12 people were in...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jun 28, 2017

A System Derailed: What Happened to NYC's Subway?

There’s something wrong with New York City’s subway system. There may be a lot of things wrong with it. In what has been a banner...

  • Staff
  • Jun 28, 2017

Dry Waters: The Fight Against Impaired Boating

Boating season is in full force and as the temperature gets hotter, boaters will be flocking to their nearest lakes and oceans for weekends out...

  • Staff
  • Jun 27, 2017

Three Injury-Prone Jobs Get a Boost in New Safeguards

June is National Safety Month. This four-week event is observed annually to help people stay safe at home, at work, and on the road. In...

  • Staff
  • Jun 26, 2017

Pennsylvania Kitchen Fire Kills Boy, Injures Father

An accidental fire claimed one nine-year-old boy in East Coventry Township, Penn. early Sunday morning. The blaze started in the kitchen, and Ridge Fire Company...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jun 26, 2017

Man Awarded $870K After Wrong Testicle Removed

Three years after his doctor mistakenly removed the wrong testicle, a jury awarded Steven Haines $870,000 for his pain and suffering. Medical mistakes like the...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Jun 23, 2017