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Sewer Blockage Pushes Waste into 300 New York City Homes

NEW YORK — A blocked sewer main flooded basements Saturday with brown filth and left residents in the neighborhood near New York City’s Kennedy Airport feeling sickened by the stench. A water condition caused the backup, pushing human waste into …

Odor Causes Evacuation of Universal Studios Office

Los Angeles County firefighters have evacuated more than 400 people from a high-rise building at Universal Studios after reports of a possible refrigeration gas leak. Fire Inspector Don Kunitomi says reports of a chlorine gas smell shortly before 12:30 p.m. …

Missouri Jury Rules Against Farmer in Odor Lawsuit

A DeKalb County jury has ruled against a northwest Missouri farmer who claimed odor from an industrial hog farm had damaged his property. The jury ruled Wednesday in favor of Premium Standard Farms. Vernon Hanes, a farmer in northwest Missouri, …