| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:51 AM
Melanie Helmer, senior buyer for compressor-part maker Hoerbiger Corp. of America in Pompano Beach, has been named an "emerging leader" by The Manufacturing Institute.
Helmer was one of four emerging leaders from Florida in a total of 130 women emerging...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Communications and information technology company Harris is buying Exelis in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $4.4 billion.
The new company will have approximately 23,000 workers worldwide, including 9,000 engineers and scientists.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:39 PM
A South Florida man with a mysterious past pleaded guilty Friday to spying and immigration fraud, crimes committed while he worked as a government contractor on a U.S. military base in Honduras.
Christopher Glenn, 34, of West Palm Beach, admitted he...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:11 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The long-anticipated replacement for the town's troubled and unreliable emergency services radio system finally went on line Tuesday.
The old system was in danger of collapse, officials said. It would crash without warning, sometimes...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore County police say a Gwynn Oak man arrested Tuesday on child pornography charges was a government contract worker whose job required top secret clearance.
Roger Wayne Woods, 34, had thousands of sexually explicit images of young girls, according...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The giant employer came to the workers, instead of the other way around.
Communications technology company Harris Corp. opened a new office this week in Sunrise with 41 software development engineers for tactical radios. Those workers were hired as a...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:11 PM
When federal authorities began investigating a South Florida couple in a possible military spying and immigration fraud case, it wasn't immediately clear who played what role in the alleged crimes.
But after examining all the evidence, prosecutors...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Brian Howard has spent much of his adult life below the surface.
After high school, he spent three years as a machinist mate on a nuclear submarine in the Pacific. For the past eight years, he has worked as a telecommunications specialist in the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release.
Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:36 AM
The number of flights in and out of Chicago airports was steadily rising Sunday after a fire at an Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on the nation’s air-travel system, federal aviation officials said, but the time frame for normal operations...