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2 years 1 month ago

Longmont family makes acid bombs

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say what started as a science experiment led to a Longmont father being arrested on multiple felony bomb-making charges. The Longmont Times-Call reports Leo David Gerritzen was arrested Thursday and faces charges of possession of explosive material and attempting to use an explosive device after...

3 years 2 days ago

Magnetic seal contains leak

All plans for Monument residents center on a damaged tanker car containing hydrochloric acid. The leak has been stopped using a magnetic seal, but hundreds of homes are under evacuation orders. The train sits directly east of Mitchell and Synthes. It awaits the arrival of a specially trained crew...

3 years 2 days ago

Leak has been contained

The leak in a tanker car in Monument has been contained. A specially trained crew is on the way from Fort Worth to move the remaining hydrochloric acid to another container. The crew is expected around 1 p.m. Once that crew arrives the work will take four to five...

4 years 2 months ago

Japan says 3 whalers injured by activists

Three crew members of a Japanese whaling vessel suffered face and eye injuries from acid fired by anti-whaling protesters during their latest clash in the Antarctic Ocean, their Japanese employers said Friday. The Sea Shepherd protesters said they shot butyric acid, produced from stinking rancid butter, which they often...

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