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Homemade Bomb Explodes at Selma Apartment Complex

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A homemade bomb explodes at a public housing complex in Selma. The explosion happened at Rangedale Apartments — at around 3:30 Wednesday morning. The blast damaged an apartment and scattered shrapnel. But no one was hurt. The sound of the blast could be heard from about a mile away. Tiffanie Walker lives down the street…

Update: Downtown Nashville Explosion Knocks Out Communications

Emergency personnel work near the scene of an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Buildings shook in the immediate area and beyond after a loud boom was heard early Christmas morning.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took down police emergency…

Austin Authorities: Another Explosion Reported

Austin authorities say emergency personnel are responding to another reported explosion, this one at a Goodwill store in the southern part of the city. Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted Tuesday evening that at least one person was injured but that details about the severity of those injuries and the explosion itself were unknown. It would mark the sixth explosion in the…

House Democrats Seek Probe of Pipeline Company After Explosion

HELENA, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on Alabama pipeline explosion and possible gasoline shortages (all times local): 11:35 a.m. U.S. House Democrats are asking for an investigation of Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline Co. following a fatal pipeline explosion in Alabama. Five ranking members of panels dealing with energy, transportation, infrastructure, pipelines and investigations released a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx…

Explosion Rocks SpaceX Launch Site

An explosion has rocked the SpaceX launch site in Florida. NASA says SpaceX was conducting a test firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred Thursday morning. The test, considered routine, was in advance of a planned Saturday launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Buildings several miles away shook from the blast, and multiple explosions continued for several…