Mine Explosion Kills 25, Many More Missing in W. Va.

Monday's mine explosion has now killed at least 25 people and left four others unaccounted for this morning in a small West Virginia town. The blast was reported at around 3 p.m. at the Massey Energy Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine near Whitesville, W. Va., about 30 miles south of Charleston, W.V. Seven bodies had been recovered and identified, but the other 18 have not, according to West Virginia governor Joe Manchin, who spoke at a news conference today. Names of the deceased will be...Full Story
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