Critical Step Taken in Clearing Debris from Fort Worth Hotel Explosion Site to Determine Blast Cause

FORT WORTH, Texas – After nearly a month since the explosion that tore a hole in the historic Sandman Hotel and left almost two dozen people injured, crews have finally begun removing debris from the site. This critical step comes after the city issued a permit allowing for the removal of chunks of concrete from the area in front of the hotel. The removal of these materials is expected to aid in the investigation to …

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First-ever execution by nitrogen gas in Alabama lasts 22 “horrifying” minutes, convict describes it as a step back for humanity

ATMORE, ALABAMA – The historic execution of convicted killer Kenneth Eugene Smith took a dark turn as he became the first person in the United States to be executed using nitrogen hypoxia, a method that had never been tested before. The ordeal lasted 22 minutes, and Smith’s pastor, John Ewell, described the execution as shocking and unsettling, claiming that prison officials were taken aback by how slowly Smith died. Smith, 58, was sentenced to death …

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