Hours after his family members alerted police to a human head and two hands they discovered stashed in metal tins, a Maryland man admitted killing his housemate, cutting him up, then eating his heart and part of his brain, authorities said.
A raging wildfire near the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico has prompted the evacuation of more than 10,000 residents in the town as firefighters battle hot temperatures and high winds, authorities said Monday.
Los Alamos National Laboratory announced Wednesday it is notifying nearly 2,000 current and former employees and visitors that they may have been exposed to beryllium in the lab and may be at risk of disease.
The nation's three nuclear weapons laboratories have had almost 60 serious accidents or near misses in the past seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office.
The FBI is investigating whether information on a computer disk found in a drug raid of a New Mexico residence contains classified information from Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
An investigation of security violations is under way at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, including the latest reports of employees sending classified information over a non-secure e-mail system, a lab spokesman said Monday.