A fall resulted in a head injury for a construction worker who was picking up debris on the roof of a car dealership in New Jersey. The man tripped while cleaning and fell through a skylight 25 feet.
Many workplace injuries occur every year. Sometimes they are minor, however, sometimes they result in permanent disfigurement and sometimes death. This reason is why there are specific rules, regulations, and safety codes have been instated that have to be followed.
An oil field explosion made national news when an oil derrick ignited near Quinton, Oklahoma, early Monday morning, on January 22. The town is located about 100 miles south of Tulsa. Workers reported hearing a massive explosion and immediately saw smoke and flames and quickly fled to safety.
A recent article by the Abilene Reporter-News stated that an officer was shot Monday, December 4th in San Marcos while he was attempting to serve a warrant. Police identified the man as Officer Kenneth Copeland, a 58-year-old who has been with the department for 19 years.
According to an article by KTXS 12, Abilene police have taken a man and his girlfriend into custody for robbing a scrap yard. The male suspect is also accused of wearing a mask that was popularized by the Scream movie series when he robbed the business.
A recent article by KTXS follows up on an incident that happened in Cisco. On Saturday, September 23rd, an officer of the Cisco Police responded to a call about a dog attack and while trying to soot the dog, fell and accidentally discharged the weapon into his leg.
According to an article by the Abilene Reporter-News, the chief oil and gas regulator resigned rather abruptly, exposing that all is not so well within the Texas agency. One Republican leader has even gone so far as to say that the chairwoman of the agency was operating a "dictatorship".