Three adults have suffered severe burns in a Central Texas house explosion that leveled the home. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said the fiery blast happened before dawn Tuesday at a home near Willis. That's about 40 miles north of Houston.Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams said it could be weeks before investigators determine a cause for the explosion that was felt several miles away.
Williams said two men and a woman suffered severe burns and were transported to a hospital. Their names and further details on their conditions weren't immediately released.
Williams said investigators are trying to determine if any nearby homes in the unincorporated area were damaged.
July 23 (Bloomberg) --- General Motors is expected to report another quarter of earnings decline. The auto maker has issued a string of recalls this year, calling back the equivalent of 40 percent of its vehicles. Bloomberg Ranx looks at the biggest auto recalls in U.S. history. (Source: Bloomberg)
July 22 (Bloomberg) --- Ever wish the apps on your phone would seamlessly link with your car? You don't have to wait much longer. Both Apple and Google have announced programs to integrate their mobile operating systems into your dashboard. Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto are scheduled to roll out later this year. Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart takes a look at what that means for the consumer. Video by: Alyssa Zahler, Ryo Ikegami. (Source: Bloomberg)
Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history. (July 22)
7/24/2014 - A vehicle slammed into a gas pump Wednesday evening in Shelton. The car went off of the road, through trees and a guard rail and then hit the pump at the BP gas station at 198 Leavenworth Road, and rolled onto its side.There were reports of occupant
7/24/2014 - Authorities say an overnight 5-alarm blaze ripped through a row of storefronts on Long Island. The fire broke out at 2:45 a.m. Thursday at 600 Willis Ave. in the village of Williston Park. No injuries have been reported.Police say 13 fire department
7/24/2014 - A Spokane woman stands accused of raking in more than $100,000 in disability benefits while working with her husband to operate his motel, and their nightclub and apartment building. The Washington Attorney Generals Office has charged Mistie S. Cros