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2 years 2 months ago

Four from Tennessee suffer from gas poisoning

Fire officials say four people were taken to hospitals after nearly dying from carbon monoxide gas poisoning in a southeast Shelby County home. Shelby County Fire Department spokesman Brent Perkins says a relative of the four victims called 911 after getting no response from inside the home Wednesday morning. Firefighters...

3 years 8 months ago

Ventilation causes CO sickness at hockey tourney

GUNNISON (AP)-Firefighters say an ice cleaning machine was the source of the carbon monoxide that sickened 54 people at a youth hockey tournament in western Colorado. Gunnison fire marshal Dennis Spritzer said Monday that the indoor ice rink's ventilation system failed, causing it to recirculate the polluted air rather...

4 years 7 months ago

Poisoned meatballs kill dogs in Spokane

At least three dogs in Spokane have died after eating poisoned meatballs. The latest report was filed Monday. KREM-TV reports it was the fifth such find since Friday. The meatballs have been sent to Washington State University for testing to identify the poison. The Humane Society is offering...

4 years 8 months ago

FBI closes 2001 anthrax investigation

The FBI is closing the file on the deadly 2001anthrax mailings. A person familiar with the case says the agency has decided with finality that a government researcher acted alone. The anthrax letters were sent to lawmakers and news organizations as the nation reeled in the aftermath of the...

5 years 2 days ago

Baby food recalled for possible botulism

There's a national baby food recall underway. Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food because of concerns over possible botulism contamination. The product was sold individually throughout the country at Toys-R-Us and Babies-R-Us stores. The California-based company says the product did...

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