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Zookeeper in US killed by elephant

A file photo taken on July 4, 201 shows Bangkok street elephants 'Thong Dee' (L) and 'Pak Boon' (R), who arrived from Thailand in 2006, during birthday celebrations at Taronga Zoo in Sydney on July 4, 2011. A female keeper was rushed to hospital in a critical condition on October 19, 2012 after being pinned against a bollard by an elephant at the Zoo. The zoo said the woman was conducting a routine training session when "a young male elephant pinned the female keeper against a bollard" AFP

A long-time zookeeper was killed Friday morning when he was crushed by an elephant, a spokeswoman for the city of Springfield said.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US natural gas explosion damages 42 buildings

Inspectors stand in debris, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the site of a gas explosion that leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass., on Friday evening. Investigators were trying to figure out what caused the blast where the multistory brick building housing Scores Gentleman's Club once stood. AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Preliminary investigations show more than 40 buildings were damaged in a natural gas explosion in western Massachusetts that injured 18 people, building inspectors said Saturday.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »