Feds investigate Kansas elevator explosion but prosecutions are no sure thing

A year and a half after a Kansas grain elevator exploded, killing six workers, federal prosecutors now are considering criminal charges against the Kansas City-based owners.

Bartlett Grain or its top officials should be held criminally liable for the deaths at the company’s Atchison, Kan. elevator, say federal workplace safety officials who have referred the case for criminal prosecution.

But that doesn’t mean a criminal case will be filed. Continue reading at kansascity.com.