2 Indiana environmental groups merge, plan kids’ health push
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two longtime Indiana environmental groups have merged and drafted plans for a refocused mission on children's environmental and health initiatives.
Grants awarded to address lead-based paint in Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $12.4 million in Rhode Island to protect low-income families from lead-based paint and home health...
Federal grant awarded to combat lead poisoning
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $45 million to Ohio to identify and eliminate lead paint in homes.
Pennsylvania officials seek to abate lead poisoning dangers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials are hoping to lower the risk of lead poisoning through mandated blood testing for children and other measures.
Carbon monoxide problem discovered in military base housing
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A family that went to the hospital with symptoms that suggested carbon monoxide poisoning has led military officials to warn dozens of families at Fort Bragg about possible...
2 former fraternity brothers out of jail in hazing death
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two former fraternity brothers are free after serving time for misdemeanor hazing in connection with the alcohol poisoning death of a Louisiana State University student in...
North Dakota couple dies of CO poisoning during cycle rally
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A man and a woman from North Dakota have died of carbon monoxide poisoning while camping during the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota.
Tourist dies in Croatia of gas poisoning on chartered boat
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Doctors in Croatia say an Italian tourist died of carbon monoxide poisoning while sailing with his family on the Adriatic Sea.
Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead
PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities shut down streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral to decontaminate them Tuesday, after high levels of lead were registered in the area following the April blaze...
2007 mass shooting survivor copes with 300 pellets of lead
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who survived a 2007 mass shooting in Utah said Thursday she has lead poisoning from 300 shotgun pellets still in her body, leaving her with debilitating headaches,...
Washington State Troopers sue Ford over carbon monoxide
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Six Washington State Patrol troopers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company saying their patrol vehicles gave them carbon monoxide...
Rally death attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the death of a Nebraska man at the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota is apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning.
Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire
PARIS (AP) — Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of...
Paris child at risk of lead poisoning after Notre Dame fire
PARIS (AP) — Health officials in Paris said Wednesday that a young boy needs medical monitoring because tests conducted after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire showed that he was at risk of lead...
EDGEMERE, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say a child was in critical condition and eight others have been hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning at a cluster of homes outside Baltimore.
US exempts aviation, space exports from new Russia sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has decided to exempt aviation safety and space exploration technology from new sanctions it has levied against Russia in connection with the poisoning...
Trump levies more sanctions on Russia in spy poisoning case
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has slapped more sanctions on Russia in connection with the 2018 poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, a move that a Russian lawmaker said...
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida beekeeper says he believes someone is poisoning his honey bees.
Horace Bell tells The Daytona Beach News-Journal that he found dead bees all over his...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska health officials are reporting the year's first case of paralytic shellfish poisoning.
The Department of Health and Social Services reports a person...
5 dead in mushroom poisoning in southern Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico say five people have died and two more were sickened after gathering wild mushrooms and eating them.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a Michigan woman killed herself and twin daughters by driving into a river after trying to poison the children.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning may have killed a man and his daughter, who were found dead in a houseboat near Stockton.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 240 people were brought to hospitals in the Philippine capital Wednesday with suspected food poisoning in an event celebrating the 90th birthday of former...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Carbon monoxide poisoning may be the cause of two deaths at a North Carolina hotel, police said.
Jacob Galloway, 28, of Troy, and James Landreth, 39, of Southern...
BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning apparently caused the death of a man and injured three people at a central New Jersey home.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman accused of taking her daughter out of state despite a court order now also faces charges she tried to poison her ex-husband with a tainted...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):
Russian President Vladimir Putin says a page should be...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal jury in Milwaukee on Friday awarded $2 million each to three men who sued three major paint and pigment companies which the men claimed were responsible for the lead...
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging the use of lead ammunition in a northern Arizona forest.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Six Brazilian tourists were found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning Wednesday inside an old apartment where they were staying in central Santiago.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover.
CO blamed for deaths of couple found in tent
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame for the deaths last winter of two people found in a tent in an area known as a campsite for homeless...
Food poisoning remains persistent problem, US report finds
NEW YORK (AP) — As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't appear to be going away anytime soon.
Food makers in Europe get letters with poisoning threats
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Major food companies in Italy and Denmark have received letters containing an unidentified powder and written threats requesting they pay money or risk having their...
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — Six young children and five adults have been hospitalized after they were found in a Westchester County home, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.
HARTFORD, S.D. (AP) — Minnehaha County sheriff's officials say a man has died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning at his Hartford home.
Thirty-eight-year-old Dustin Patch was found dead...
Carbon monoxide poisoning kills mother and daughter
BAKER, La. (AP) — A Louisiana coroner says carbon monoxide poisoning killed a mother and daughter who were found dead after an apartment fire.
Ground beef likely cause of 6-state food poisoning outbreak
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say ground beef is the likely source of a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in six states.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County's medical examiner says two men who were found dead last month inside a maintenance shed near the top of Peavine Mountain on the north edge of Reno died of carbon...
LONDON (AP) — A British man who survived exposure to a military grade nerve agent said he has questioned Russia's ambassador to the U.K. about the accidental poisoning that killed his girlfriend...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have charged an engineer in Berkeley, California, with trying to kill a colleague by putting a toxic metal into her food and water since 2017.
KENDALL, N.Y. (AP) — A property caretaker has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment in the carbon monoxide poisoning deaths of a mother and son in western New York.
Report says trumpeter swans died from lead poisoning
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A University of Minnesota diagnostic lab report shows that dead trumpeter swans found at Sucker Lake in Vadnais Heights earlier this month died of lead poisoning.
Emails show FDA worry after romaine outbreaks
NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry's water testing...
LELAND, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have charged a North Carolina man with involuntary manslaughter in the death of an 18-year-old woman last December.
Trumpeter swan released after lead poisoning treatment
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A trumpeter swan treated for suspected lead poisoning has been released back to the wild.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports the swan was found January 17 when it...