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A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Still Unclear How Mortar Shell Ended Up at Granite City Plant

Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at Totall Metal Recycling, where it exploded and killed two people this week.

08/27/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

UPDATED: Granite City Plant Explosion Kills 2

Authorities still working to secure the metal recycling facility after a mortar round blew up.

08/25/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

2 Dead After Explosion at Granite City Recycling Plant

Two people are dead and one injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in Granite City earlier this morning.

08/25/2014

A man was injured working on the street at 9th & Chestnut this morning. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Man Injured in Manhole Explosion Downtown

The man was working underground at 9th and Chestnut when it happened.

08/01/2014

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Officials Warn Against Homemade Fireworks

If you’re looking for a bigger boom from your fireworks this Independence Day, leave it to the professionals.

06/27/2014

Photo: olinbrass.com

Authorities: Blast at Ill. Plant Hurts 2 People

Two people are hospitalized after a reported explosion at the Olin Brass casting site in the southwestern Illinois city of East Alton.

05/27/2014

Fire crews on the scene of a fire/explosion at a building on Menard in Soulard. (Photo credit: Afton Spriggs/KMOX)

Unlicensed Crew Caused Soulard Explosion

South Dakota based group, did not have a permit nor license officials say.

02/07/2014

SE Missouri Bridge Explosion Under Investigation

No one was hurt but people living near the bridge on County Road 459 reported hearing a loud noise.

08/12/2013

A series of explosions outside the US Bank Plaza building in downtown St. Louis prompted the evacuation of several hundred people Tuesday.

Underground Explosions Clear Downtown St. Louis Building

A series of explosions outside the US Bank Plaza building in downtown St. Louis has prompted the evacuation of several hundred people.

06/25/2013

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Lawsuit Filed In Deadly KC Explosion

19-year old woman died in February 19 restaurant explosion.

06/02/2013

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