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  • Oil tank explodes in Louisiana; homes evacuated

    May 3, 2013 9:09 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - An oil tank has exploded in Louisiana in an area outside Baton Rouge, prompting the evacuation of 30 to 35 homes. The explosion happened late Thursday night near Denham Springs. No injuries had been reported early Friday. Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency... more »
  • Part of NY's JFK Airport evacuated after bag found

    July 25, 2011 9:10 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Part of New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport has been evacuated due to a suspicious bag. Steve Coleman of the Port Authority, which runs the airport, says the bag was left in the business class lounge at the American Airlines Terminal 8 around 7:40 a.m.... more »
  • Second Tourist Hub Evacuated in France Following Bomb Threat

    September 14, 2010 6:03 PM

    PARIS (AP) - French media report that a second tourist hub - the Saint-Michel subway station near Notre Dame Cathedral - has been evacuated following a similar bomb threat at the Eiffel Tower. A Paris police spokesman said he had no information about the reports on the Saint-Michel station, which... more »
  • I-49 Shut Down Due to Overturned Tanker

    August 11, 2010 7:27 PM

    The overturned tanker which was leaking a mixture of chemicals near I-49 still has the highway closed. HazMat crews are siphoning the chemicals from the overturned tanker to another tanker called down from Northern Louisiana. Police expect the interstate to remain closed into the early hours of Wednesday... more »
  • TS Alex: 3 Rigs, 28 Production Platforms Evacuated

    June 29, 2010 9:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal agency that regulates offshore oil and gas says Gulf of Mexico operators are evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of Tropical Storm Alex. Eileen Angelico of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement says they are on the western edge of... more »
  • Evacuated Workers Missing After Oil Rig Explosion

    April 21, 2010 6:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says at least 11 people are missing and seven hurt after an explosion and fire at an oildrilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The rig -- which is still burning -- is owned by Transocean Ltd. of Houston. Spokesman... more »

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