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An Explosive Day

Austin Police rush to the scene of yet another explosion on Tuesday, after two earlier incidents the same day.

One day, three new scares in Texas. Police have confirmed two explosives found on Tuesday were the work of the Austin serial bomber. A third event was unrelated. But Tuesday’s events, plus the four earlier explosions that killed two people have added even more layers of tension to a city filled with anxiety. Police have been following up on hundreds…

Deadly Deliveries

A manhunt is underway in Austin for a suspect who is sending out packages that explode when opened.

Three packages have exploded in ten days in Austin, TX, killing a teenager and a 39-year-old man. Other people nearby were injured, some seriously. In each case, the plain-looking box sits outside the victim’s house overnight and then goes off when opened. It wasn’t until the two latest explosions, on Monday, that police began investigating a connection. None of the…

Minnesota School Explosion

The investigation is underway into a deadly explosion at a Minneapolis school.

  A strong blast a Minneapolis school rocked the surrounding area. A portion of the Minnehaha Academy broke apart after Wednesday’s explosion. Ten people were taken to the hospital. The majority of them suffered blunt force injuries from the blast. School receptionist Ruth Berg is confirmed dead. The Academy says every summer school student is accounted for and mostly adults…

Explosion in England

The death toll is rising after what is believed to be a suicide bombing attack a concert.

  A rush for the exits captured on video moments after tan attack. What had been a packed arena for Ariana Grande concert, before it was rocked by an explosion that killed more than twenty people and wounded dozens more. At this time, officials in Manchester will only say that this appears to be the work of a single suicide…

Airline passenger’s headphones explode mid-flight

A woman says she was burned while on an international flight between Beijing and Melbourne and her headphones might be to blame. Her face was left blackened and her hand blistered after her battery-powered headphones caught fire. The woman told the Australian Transport Safety Bureau that she was sleeping and listening to music about two hours into the flight when…

Pipeline Problems

The deadly pipeline explosion in Alabama may lead to gas shortages in the South.

Flames continue to burn after a deadly pipeline explosion in Shelby County, Alabama. The blast, believed have been caused by a collision from a construction vehicle, killed one worker and injured five others. Due to the accident, the pipeline (which delivers close to 40% of gasoline to the South) has been shut down, and now may threaten gas deliveries across…

Blast in the Big Apple

The investigation into the New York City explosion continues.

  Security is heightened in the New York City area after multiple suspicious devices were found in Manhattan and several other locations nearby in New Jersey. Less than 48 hours ago, an explosion rocked Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, injuring twenty-nine. The explosive had been placed under a dumpster. Police detonated one of  five new suspicious packages found under a train bridge…