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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Inside the sugar plant in Fairless Hills, nobody could find Janio Salinas, a 50-year-old temp worker from just over the New Jersey border. Coming back from lunch that day in February 2013, one employee said he had seen Salinas digging in the sugar. But when he looked back, Salinas was gone. All that remained was a shovel buried up to its handle. Then, peering through a small gap in the bottom of the hopper, someone noticed what appeared to be blue jeans. It was Salinas. He had been buried alive in sugar. A safety device that would have prevented Salinas' death had been removed just 13 days before the accident because a manager believed it was slowing down production.


Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Greg Abbott says Texas families can "drive around" and "ask questions" at local chemical facilities to find out about hazardous materials that may be in their neighborhood.

How did that turn out for one local Texas woman? read more


Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Greg Abbott says Texas families can "drive around" and "ask questions" at local chemical facilities to find out about hazardous materials that may be in their neighborhood.

How did that turn out for one local Texas woman? read more


Is it...
A) No one could have imagined that __________ would do ______ with __________.
or
B) I had no idea until I saw __________ on the news this morning.
?


Friday, July 04, 2014

Thirteen people were injured, including a mother and daughter, after a food truck exploded in Philadelphia's Feltonville neighborhood. "I was walking by and the truck just blew up," said Latoya Page. "And I just saw the fire and the fire just hit me and I started running." She was treated for first-degree burns at a hospital and released. The cause appears to be a propane tank that exploded, authorities said. Mother Olga Galdamez, 42, and daughter Jaylin Landaverry, 17, worked on the truck and are hospitalized in critical condition with severe burns. read more


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