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3 Injured in Collapse Inside Old Mill in Pawtucket, RI

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    3 Injured in Partial Building Collapse in Pawtucket

    A partial building collapse at an old mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, left three people injured.

    (Published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018)

    Three people were injured following a collapse inside an old mill building in Rhode Island Monday morning.

    The collapse happened around 9:30 a.m. inside an old mill in Pawtucket on Esten Avenue. One construction worker became trapped when the second floor of the building smashed into the first, sending all the debris into the basement.

    Two male workers were able to get out on their own. The third, a female worker, was trapped. She was conscious as firefighters removed her from the rubble.

    Everyone that was hurt was hospitalized.

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    The building is home to the old School House Candy company. It's being gutted inside to make way for new housing.

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