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  • Leonard A. Siems

    Leonard A. Siems
    Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86. "He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
  • Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building

    Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building
    A Kia dealership in Northwest Indiana caught fire late Wednesday and burned into the morning, according to authorities. The Burns Harbor Fire Department was alerted to the blaze about 11:15 p.m. A police officer was the first emergency responder to...
  • Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire

    Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire
    Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.  The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured
    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Breaking out the big sander

    Breaking out the big sander
    Most portable sanders are light-duty tools built for final smoothing with fine-grit paper. But to deal with burns and scrapes or to erase decades of wear and tear, it takes the end-of-the-line product: bench machines, or heavy-duty belt sanders and...
  • Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year

    Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year
    Citing an improving economy and growing demand for foreign travel, the operator of Los Angeles International Airport is predicting a substantial increase in passengers in the months ahead compared with last year. Officials for Los Angeles World Airports...
  • Horseshoe Casino to include Heavy Seas Beer, Lenny's Deli

    Heavy Seas will have its name in lights at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, the casino under construction on Russell Street. On Friday, Horseshoe announced that a Heavy Seas tavern will be among five Maryland-based vendors in its first-floor casual-dining...
  • Live review: Gesaffelstein at the Fonda

    Live review: Gesaffelstein at the Fonda
    If anyone can bring back smoking on stage, it's Gesaffelstein's Mike Levy. On Thursday night at the Fonda, the French electronic music producer stood backlit by a few beams of amber light while a hazy cloud floated from his cigarette. Dressed in a black...
  • WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.

    WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.
    When 43 World War II veterans board two planes out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 31, they will be carrying with them memories of comrades lost, just as they once carried letters from home into battle. Their Honor Flight trip,...
  • IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks

    IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
    The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international...
  • Workers were 40 feet in air before Sparrows Point collapse

    Workers were 40 feet in air before Sparrows Point collapse
    A crew of asbestos removal workers were operating equipment that had them more than 40 feet in the air when a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. building in Sparrows Point collapsed around them, according to a Baltimore County police report. A day after the...