Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River’s most infamous fire helped spawn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, artists and entrepreneurs have turned old jokes into inspiration and forged decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of Cleveland pride. “Everybody knows Cuyahoga ...Read More »
The failure of safety devices designed to prevent blowouts contributed to an explosion and fire that killed five workers last year at a southeastern Oklahoma natural gas well, according to a federal agency’s report Wednesday that also lists inadequate training ...Read More »
New satellite photos obtained on Tuesday show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country. The images, provided to The Associated Press by the Colorado-based ...Read More »
The Sevens Building, home to more than a dozen St. Louis law firms, was evacuated Friday morning after a fire broke out in the building at 7777 Bonhomme Ave. in downtown Clayton. The building was closed the remainder of Friday, and it was not known as of press time on Friday when it will reopen.
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St. Louis County Circuit Court is closed at least through Tuesday after an electrical fire started in the boiler room of the County Government Center following a storm earlier this morning. According to David Wrone, public information manager of public works, the cause of the fire is not known. The fire took out the power grid of several government buildings.Related links: Power outage shuts down Case.net. Visit our Flickr page to view photos from today. Read More »
The Kansas City Police Board of Commissioners says the decision to fire a police officer ultimately rests with its members. But an officer terminated by the commissioners for alleged use of excessive force contends he should be reinstated and that ...Read More »