- US urges Illinois city to give customers bottled water Updated: Apr-26-16 6:44 pm
Federal regulators are recommending that an Illinois city provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.
- Tennessee woman sentenced in baby's alcohol poisoning Updated: Apr-24-16 6:27 pm
DUNLAP, Tennessee - A Sequatchie County woman has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for the alcohol poisoning of her 11-month-old son.
- Things to know: Families claim against USDA over pesticide Updated: Apr-24-16 4:31 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Two Idaho families seeking relief from the U.S. Department of Agriculture over pesticide that contaminated their fields must now consider their next steps after the agency rejected their claims.
- USDA declines to pay for cows, crops poisoned by pesticide Updated: Apr-24-16 4:29 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to pay claims filed by two Idaho families who contend its pesticide treatment contaminated their crops and poisoned a cattle herd.
- Authorities: Working CO alarm saves lives of Peoria family Updated: Apr-22-16 11:28 am
PEORIA, Arizona - Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say an alarm saved the lives of a family of five at risk of poisoning from carbon monoxide gas.
- Elevated lead levels discovered in Washington schools Updated: Apr-22-16 9:24 am
WASHINGTON - Washington officials are arranging lead poisoning tests for students after elevated lead levels were discovered in water at three elementary schools.
- Health chief: Use Flint woes to spotlight lead paint threat Updated: Apr-21-16 4:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Flint, Michigan's lead-contaminated water crisis presents an opportunity for Indiana public health advocates to shine a spotlight on the much larger health threat children face from lead-based paint in old homes, Indiana's health commissioner said Thursday.
- Wisconsin justices send lead paint case back to lower court Updated: Apr-15-16 2:52 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices said Friday that they are deadlocked on whether lawmakers improperly barred attorneys from using a legal theory supporting dozens of lead paint poisoning lawsuits and have asked a lower court to make a decision.
- Congresswoman: Illinois city should replace lead water lines Updated: Apr-13-16 5:52 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Illinois congresswoman on Wednesday called on officials in one city to seek federal aid to replace lead service lines that have tainted its drinking water and contributed to high rates of childhood lead poisoning.
- Cattleman: Cousin still poisoning cows after earlier arrest Updated: Apr-10-16 4:17 pm
GOLDONNA, Louisiana - A Natchitoches Parish cattle farmer says his cows continue to die of poisoning despite his cousin's earlier arrest.
- Panel: UN should compensate Kosovo Roma over lead poisoning Updated: Apr-08-16 9:26 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo - A U.N. human rights tribunal in Kosovo said Friday the world body should apologize and compensate the Roma community for the health impact of being housed on lead-poisoned sites after the war in 1999.
- Detroit police: Carbon monoxide suspected in deaths of 2 men Updated: Apr-07-16 11:30 am
DETROIT - Police say carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of two men at a house on Detroit's northwest side.
- 4 hospitalized from carbon monoxide at Oregon candy factory Updated: Apr-07-16 10:32 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - A carbon monoxide leak at an Oregon candy factory has sent four people to the hospital and sickened four others.
- Bangladesh failing to spare millions from arsenic poisoning Updated: Apr-06-16 11:19 am
KHIRDASDI, Bangladesh - For more than two decades, Nasima Begum and her family have been drawing water from a well painted red to warn Bangladeshi villagers that it's tainted by arsenic. They know they're slowly poisoning themselves.
- Christie adds $10M to New Jersey lead clean-up efforts Updated: Apr-05-16 8:44 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he's adding $10 million to New Jersey's efforts this year to remove lead-based paint from homes around the state.
- A's scratch Sonny Gray from opener because of food poisoning Updated: Apr-04-16 8:13 pm
OAKLAND, California - Oakland ace Sonny Gray was scratched from his opening day start because of food poisoning that sent him to the emergency room Monday morning for intravenous fluids.
- Lawmakers looking into state's aging water infrastructure Updated: Apr-04-16 6:14 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A package of bills aimed at reducing lead poisoning in children has cleared a state Assembly panel but not without concerns from some lawmakers and the beverage industry.
- 4 firefighters treated for cyanide poisoning after blaze Updated: Apr-01-16 5:44 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - At least four firefighters are being treated for cyanide poisoning after battling a fire near Providence College.
- Portland building evacuated after carbon monoxide scare Updated: Apr-01-16 2:44 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A carbon monoxide scare has forced the evacuation of a building in Portland.
- More lead found in Newark schools' drinking water Updated: Apr-01-16 12:21 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Elevated lead levels have been found in more samples from New Jersey's largest school district, where officials shut off sinks and drinking fountains at 30 facilities last month.