| Jun 2, 2010
| 4:08 PM
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that it would shut down the Mercury brand developed 71 years ago.
The automaker said it would end production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter. The brand accounts for 5 percent of Ford's sales.
Ford plans to focus...
| Dec 22, 2009
Ten months before announcing a decision to lay off more than 1,000 Connecticut workers, Pratt & Whitney executives were already expecting to close their Cheshire factory, according to an internal Pratt document presented Monday during the first day of a...
| Feb 12, 2010
There are more than 800 workers who reside in San Joaquin County that work for New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI).
A plant in Manteca, "Amtex" supplies car seat covers for NUMMI.
With it shutting down, many workers are left wondering what they'...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa - Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to produce and...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:05 AM
PASADENA (KTLA) -- A strict ban on watering lawns and gardens goes into effect in Pasadena Friday.
The city has declared a level four water shortage emergency. A major supply line from the Metropolitan Water District is being shut down while a...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Yorktowne Cabinetry will close up shop at its Red Lion plant, relocating that plant's wood cabinet manufacturing to the Ringgold, VA Yorketown operation of privately-held Elkay Manufacturing.
Yorktowne is a fully integrated manufacturer, beginning with...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:29 PM
COLUMBUS, Oh. (KTLA) -- Honda announced on its website Friday that it will be halting production next week at its American plants as Japanese suppliers continue to struggle to recover from this month's earthquake.
Workers were notified Friday that...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 8:30 PM
COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County.
The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
From late morning to afternoon, images of a man with many hats and faces rolled by on the big TV monitor in the State House main hall: William Donald Schaefer in full white chef's garb, done up as George Washington crossing the Delaware, wearing a...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Fleetwood Folding Trailers once was one of Somerset County’s largest employers, but now its doors have closed.
Former and current employees of the Somerset Township manufacturing plant say the company’s closing comes as a shock.
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:49 PM
More than 100 employees axed during the recent FCTA plant closing gathered Saturday to discuss their options with union representatives and learned they will likely have to move on without health benefits.
“If the company doesn’t pay the...