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On January 6, 2005, a train carrying toxic chlorine gas derailed in Graniteville, SC killing nine people and injuring about 250 others.

At the time I heard about this incident, I was waiting at O’Hare International Airport for what would be my last flight to London to date, after having spent a miserable summer and winter back in South Carolina. 634 more words

Police seek man who punched store employee, stole 5 bags in Staten Island

GRANITEVILLE (PIX11)– Police are looking for an individual who stole five backpacks and punched a Staten Island store employee on Monday.

Police say the man entered a JC Penney on 140 Marsh Avenue and left the store with five backpacks without paying. 62 more words


Mayor de Blasio to postpone vacation

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Mayor Bill de Blasio has postponed his Italian vacation, according to the city’s press office.

“The Mayor will postpone the departure for his upcoming family vacation to Saturday, in order to attend to City business,” Press Secretary Phil Walzak wrote in a statement. 95 more words


Lowe's Employees Repair Amputee Veteran's Wheelchair

(GRANITEVILLE, N.Y.) –Michael Solsona of Graniteville, Staten Island, is a veteran who lost his legs above the knee after stepping on a land mine in Vietnam. 318 more words