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bill-oxford-udXD2NrbXS8-unsplash-300x200Officials in San Jose announced that a former police officer has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly faking an injury in order to receive disability payments.

Kenneth Henderson, 53, allegedly claimed to be disabled but was seen doing strenuous workouts at a gym in Las Vegas. He was arraigned on February 5 and charged with workers’ compensation fraud. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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accident-action-adult-280076-300x157Authorities in Texas announced a third worker has died from injuries caused by an explosion at a Chesapeake Energy Corporation oil well site last Wednesday.

According to a preliminary report from the Railroad Commission of Texas, the explosion occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 29 at a pair of oil wells off County Road 127 near Deanville in Burleson County. Workers were upgrading a wellhead when an unexpected amount of natural gas entered the 8,500-foot-deep well and ignited.

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automobile-automotive-car-1073031-300x178Police in Boynton Beach announced the arrest of retired pro-wrestler Mark ‘Van Hammer’ Hildreth for allegedly speeding while intoxicated and injuring a five-year-old boy.

Hildreth, 60, was charged with DUI with injuries and leaving the scene of an injury. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $125,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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alcohol-automotive-beer-288476-300x225Tampa police confirmed that a man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a wrong-way crash outside Tampa International Airport that killed two people early Sunday morning.

Alexander Bradford Jacobson, 30, faces charges of DUI manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter. He was ordered held on $150,000 bond during his first court appearance on Monday. It is unclear if he has acquired an attorney.

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pexels-photo-260397-300x200Two National Grid Utility contract employees were injured recently when a gas line exploded on Bay Ridge Parkway near 19th Ave. in Bensonhurst. The accident happened just before 10 a.m. when the workers were in an underground hole checking for a leak. The conflagration forced them back to street level, both suffering severe burns.

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