| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Supporters of a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools made a show of support in Annapolis on Monday night as thousands of people staged a loud, festive rally outside the State House to urge passage of legislation to launch the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun dredging sediment in the Santa Ana River Marsh in Newport Beach — some of which is being piped just offshore for beach replenishment, drawing concerns from residents.
The roughly $5-...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:55 PM
A group of women training for employment in the construction industry participated in a Habitat for Humanity project Wednesday in Hagerstown.
Members of the Step-Up for Women program in Martinsburg, W. Va., which provides training to help women find...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Ken Rakusin is frustrated.
You would be too.
Since 2009, the owner of Gordon Brush Manufacturing Co. has been trying to expand his 51,000-square-foot City of Commerce factory by 20,000 square feet. That would mean a larger factory floor, more office...
| Feb 13, 2013
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs.
Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A planned $300 million downtown redevelopment project in Glassboro, N.J., currently being completed by Sora Development, a real estate development firm that’s expressed interest in doing something similar in Hagerstown, has been well-received, an...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Inspectors say they have found no evidence of city building code violations at the former Wichita clinic of slain abortion provider George Tiller.
Tom Stolz, director of the Metropolitan Area Building and Inspection Department, says inspectors looked...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Despite pending legal challenges, the developers of Baltimore’s casino formally began construction Wednesday on the planned $400 million gambling complex near the two stadiums.
Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore,...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A Minnesota construction company will pay more than $43,000 in fines for more than 140 violations to the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.
The company, Delta Construction of Woodbury, Minnesota, touted itself as a construction company specializing in...
| May 20, 2013
The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators.
The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...