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UPDATE: Three Released From Hospital After Explosion in Granite City

Nearly a dozen workers at Amsted Rail, formerly known as American Steel Foundries, are being treated at local hospitals after an explosion at the plant Thursday.


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Mo. Regulators Investigating KC Gas Explosion

Missouri’s top utility regulator says a fiery explosion at a Kansas City restaurant appears to have occurred after a pipeline was damaged — not because of any sudden failure of the infrastructure.


A big explosion sends the final two sections of the westbound Blanchette Bridge into the Missouri River. Crews used explosives Tuesday to take down the sections of the bridge that connects St. Louis and St. Charles counties along Interstate 70. The work is part of a $63 million rehabilitation project. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Final Span of Blanchette Bridge Falls into Missouri River

A six-decade old section of the Blanchette Bridge is no more.


Scene of house explosion in Florissant, Missouri on November 18, 2012 (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

NEW DEVELOPMENT: Man Used Gasoline To Blow Up Home

Police say evidence suggests it was a suicide.


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Mo. Power Plant Briefly Evacuated After Explosion

More than 200 people were briefly evacuated after a small explosion and fire at Kansas City Power & Light’s Iatan power plant in Weston.


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House Explosion In Fenton

Nobody inside at the time, reports indicate.


ConAgra Chester

Jury Awards $181M To Chester Explosion Victims

Southern Ill. flour mill owner ConAgra Foods says it will appeal.


Explosion Reported At Arlington Heights Factory

Fire officials in suburban Chicago say an explosion at a factory in Arlington Heights has injured several workers.


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Officials Warn Residents Near Steam Pipe Explosion to Keep Windows Closed

Small amounts of ground level asbestos has been detected near the broken pipe.


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Fireworks Plant Explosion an Accident

Explosion at fireworks plant ruled an accident.




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