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Cops: Serial 911 Abuser Called to Report Lost Phone

Connecticut woman is accused of calling 911 at least 76 times since March

(Newser) - Calling 911 is reserved for emergencies only, a fact that a Connecticut woman is accused of blatantly ignoring. Michelle Davis, 43, was arrested after two calls made in October: one on Oct. 3 in which she complained about not being able to find her cellphone (and in which she was... More »

Official: No One Trapped in Conn. Power Plant Rubble

Everyone accounted for after explosion

(Newser) - The deputy fire marshal of Middletown Conn., where a power plant explosion killed five people yesterday, says that no one is believed buried in the rubble, meaning the death toll from the blast will likely stand at five. The town's mayor also released a statement saying that everyone assigned to... More »

Conn. Power Plant Blast Death Toll Climbs to 5

About 50 people were working at Middletown facility before explosion

(Newser) - The natural gas explosion that destroyed a Connecticut power plant today killed at least 5 people and injured at least 14, officials said. Police dogs are searching the rubble of the Kleen Energy Systems plant, where about 50 people—not 100, the initial figure—were working, the Hartford Courant reports.... More »

Deadly Power Plant Explosion Rocks Conn. Town

At least 2 dead, dozens injured in Middletown blast

(Newser) - An explosion at a power plant in Middletown, Conn., has killed at least two people and injured dozens, according to officials in the Hartford suburb. "There are bodies everywhere," said a witness. A gas leak appears to have caused the blast, which was felt more than 10 miles... More »

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