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Family Injured in Lake Catherine Boat Fire and Explosion Begins Recovery

Ashley Drysdale remains hospitalized with burns on 30 percent of her body after a boat explosion and fire on Arkansas’ Lake Catherine. Ashley and five members of her family were aboard a boat in the park’s launch area when the…

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Boat Explosion on Lake Catherine in Hot Springs, AR Injures 6

Six people were injured in a boat explosion on Lake Catherine in Hot Springs, Arkansas on June 22, 2019. Three of them suffered severe burns and were airlifted from the park located about 55 miles southwest of Little Rock. The other…

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Five People Sickened So Far in Grant’s Farm E. coli Outbreak

As of June 24, 2019 the Missouri Department of Health has identified five people who have been sickened with E. coli after coming in contact with animals at Grant’s Farm in St. Louis County.  Those sickened have a form of…

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Listeria is a Survivor and That’s What Makes it So Dangerous

When it comes to sheer survival skills, no other foodborne bacteria even comes close to Listeria monocytogenes. Freeze it, dry it, hit it with high concentrations of salt, alcohol, acid or bile and Listeria responds with a shrug. Refrigerate E. coli…

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Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak Ends After Sickening 209 in 10 States

A 10-state ground beef E. coli O103 outbreak has ended after sickening 209 people, two of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure that can be fatal. The people sickened said that before they became sick, they…

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Fiery Semi Crash Kills 2 Drivers on I-94 in Wisconsin

A fiery semi crash killed two truck drivers and injured several other people on I-94 in Wisconsin. The crash happened around 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday near Highway 20 in Caledonia. According to the Racine County Sheriff, a semi-trailer truck was…

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Patient Dies After Fecal Transplant Containing Drug-Resistant E.coli

Two patients became seriously ill and one died after receiving fecal transplants (“bacteriotherapy”) that contained an antibiotic-resistant strain of E.coli. The patients received the procedure for treatment of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections, which cause inflammation of the colon. Patients with…

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Gas Leak Suspected in Deadly Ridgefield, NJ House Explosion

One person has died from injuries he sustained in a house explosion in Ridgefield, NJ on June 17, 2019. Mark Schellack was the only person inside the home on Abbott Ave. when the blast occurred around 11:30 a.m. Contact a Pritzker Hageman…

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ADM Wheat E. coli Outbreak Triggers Pillsbury Flour Recall

Pillsbury Best is the third brand of flour to be recalled in connection with the E. coli outbreak linked to ADM wheat. At least 17 people in eight states have developed E. coli infections after eating dough or tasting batter made from…

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Hot Water System is Source of Mount Carmel Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The hot water system at Mount Carmel Grove City has been identified as the source of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ohio hospital. Out of the sixteen people who have been sickened, one person has died. Click Here to…

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Semi Driver Causes Fatal Chain Reaction Crash in Woodbury

A 33-year-old man from Woodbury, MN died in a chain-reaction crash caused by a Freightliner semi-trailer truck this morning. Andrew S. Russ was killed in the crash that happened shortly before 7:00 A.M. on westbound I-94 at Radio Drive. As…

Negligent Truck Drivers Cause Serious Accidents on the Road

Over the past few months, negligent truck drivers have caused a chain of serious multi-vehicle accidents throughout the U.S.. Distracted truck drivers caused many of these accidents by either crashing into slowing traffic from behind or crossing medians into oncoming…