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One dead in Merced County HAZMAT incident

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NC town issuing warning after 5 heroin overdoses, 2 of them fatal, within 36 hours

Fox Carolina ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina have issued an alert after five people overdosed on heroin in the span of 36 hours. Two of those people died. Elizabeth City police tell news outlets that they issued the “overdose alert” after responding to the overdoses on Thursday and Friday. A news release says police used ...

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Woman dead, and six evaluated after chemical incident at Ramada London Hotel

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2 dead in North Dallas; CO possibly to blame

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Deputies identify couple who died from possible CO poisoning in Sarasota

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Death in Seattle results in HAZMAT investigation

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Driver killed after ammonium nitrate explodes in south Arkansas; area evacuated after blast that was heard miles away

Camden News   The driver of a fertilizer truck was killed when the truck’s wheels caught fire and it exploded in southern Arkansas Wednesday morning, causing a boom that was heard for miles and prompting an evacuation of the surrounding area, authorities said. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melody Daniel confirmed the fatality and said three firefighters were also ...

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Kratom-Related Calls to Poison Control Centers on the Rise

Partnership For Drug Free Kids      Poison control centers report a growing number of calls related to the herbal supplement kratom, according to the Washington post There were more than 1,800 calls related to kratom exposures from January 2011 through December 2017, researchers report in the journal Clinical Toxicology. Sixty-five percent of the calls were made in 2016 and 2017. ...

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Gardener planted bombs, killed from beyond the grave police say. “We do not know how many more devices might be out there”

NBCnews    MAINZ, Germany — A vengeful landscape gardener planted bombs targeting people he was embroiled in disputes with before being found dead, according to police in Germany. Investigators are hunting for more devices after two booby-trapped logs were discovered, including one at a home owned by an American that is also inhabited by a U.S. family. Bernhard Graumann, 59, ...

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HAZMAT called after 3 year old found dead in bucket of acid

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HMN-After the tragic discovery, the couples other four children were turned over to Child Protective Services. (East Texas Matters) LAREDO, Texas (NBC News) – Two Laredo parents are facing multiple charges after their 3-year-old daughter’s body was found in a bucket apparently containing acid. Laredo police arrested37-year-old Monica Dominguez and 32-year-old Gerardo Zavala Loredo for allegedly covering up the death of ...

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