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Colorado Mine Accident Kills 2, Injures 20

Authorities are trying to determine exactly what sort of accident occurred in a mine in southwestern Colorado that left two miners dead of carbon monoxide poisoning and injured 20 others. The Ouray County sheriff’s office was called to the Revenue-Virginius …

17 Sickened by Carbon Monoxide at Northeastern Pennsylvania Theater

Seventeen people had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after attending a movie theater in northeastern Pennsylvania. WNEP-TV reports the incident happened Friday night at The Berwick Theater. Berwick Hospital confirmed the number of people who were treated, and …

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Marine

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the owners of an Idaho apartment building and its property management company after an 18-year-old Marine died of carbon monoxide poisoning in his girlfriend’s apartment last November. KTVB-TV reports attorneys filed the …

Storm Brings Deaths, Travel Problems, Power Losses

A Midwest snowstorm packing heavy snow and strong winds left six people dead in Kansas, hundreds of vehicles crashed or stranded in Wisconsin, and tens of thousands of utility customers without power in Michigan. “It’s the heaviest snow we’ve received …

3 Oregon Workers Rushed to Hospitals

A fire district spokesman says three construction workers in the south Portland, Ore., suburb of Milwaukie were taken to area hospitals after showing symptoms of possible carbon monoxide poisoning. Clackamas Fire District 1 spokesman Brandon Paxton says they were reportedly …

6 Hospitalized From Car Fumes at Texas Apartments

Authorities say six people have been taken to Austin, Texas., hospitals for treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning from a running car in a closed garage. Austin Fire Department and police officials on Monday did not immediately provide names or further …