• Ex-federal police officer faces drug charge after Md. lab explosion

    WASHINGTON — A former federal police officer has been charged with trying to manufacture methamphetamine in Maryland. The charge comes after an explosion inside a federal laboratory in Gaithersburg, which investigators believed was triggered by…

  • Amtrak Derailment: Footage Shows Explosion After Crash

    (PHILADELPHIA) — Newly obtained surveillance footage shows the moment when the Amtrak train derailed on Tuesday night in Philadelphia that left eight people dead. The footage, obtained by ABC News affiliate WPVI-TV, shows the train…

  • Northern Virginia explosion that hurt 3 ruled accidental

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A fire marshal has found that an explosion that hurt three people at a northern Virginia shopping center was accidental. A Falls Church spokeswoman says in an email that the…

  • Danville building damaged by explosion coming down

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — An apartment building in Danville damaged by an explosion and fire will be demolished. City inspections supervisor Charles Fulcher tells The Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/1zDqvdv) that Marshall Construction has applied…

  • Police investigating dry ice explosion at LAX

    Los Angeles police have taken over the investigation into who was responsible for planting a plastic bottle containing dry ice that exploded in an employee bathroom at Los Angeles International Airport.

  • 1 injured after hydrogen tank explodes in Manassas

    Prince William County fire officials say one person was injured after an explosion at a company in Manassas, Va.

  • Report of D.C. backpack explosion fizzles out

    WASHINGTON – Police and firefighters were called to an alley way around the Washington Center, at 3rd Street NE near K and L Streets, for reports of a backpack explosion. Instead, DC Fire says a…

  • 2 burned in body shop explosion

    Two auto body shop workers were seriously burned when in a vapor explosion Friday morning. One of the man suffered severe burns over 50 percent of his body.

  • Help for Texas town pours in from around the country

    A foundation for fallen firefighters is stepping in to help the families of the 10 firefighters killed in last week\’s fertilizer plant explosion in Texas.

  • 11 displaced, 1 injured after Falls Church home explosion

    Eleven people have been displaced from two Falls Church townhouses after one of the homes exploded Sunday evening, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials say.