Sep 4, 2016

Earthquake shakes swath of Midwest from Nebraska to Texas

A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma’s key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Illinois to the southwest part of Texas on Saturday, bringing fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey ...

Truckload of Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing woman

Aug 30, 2016

Truckload of Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing woman

Air bag maker Takata Corp.’s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others. The truck, operated by a subcontractor, crashed, ...

Jul 31, 2016

Texas shooting incident leaves one person dead, three hospitalized

A shooting in a crowded entertainment district of downtown Austin early Sunday set off a chaotic scene, leaving one woman dead and three others wounded and police searching for a suspect. Austin Police Chief of Staff Brian Manley said police received reports of gunshots ...