| May 27, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Children play frequently in the parking lot of the apartment building on the 7700 block of South Shore Drive, away from the traffic streaming down the street.
Mothers there say they grab their children if they get too close to the road; others won&...
| May 26, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Petro Poroshenko has yet to be declared winner of Ukraine's presidential election, but the challenges facing the presumed new leader were on dauntingly full display Monday.
Pro-Russia gunmen who claim control of nearly 15% of the country invaded the...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday.
The Department of Transportation will request...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:06 PM
La'Tasha Upshaw says she left her 19-month-old daughter’s side "for a second," but that's all it took for the toddler to stray from a neighbor and dart in front of a CTA bus.
“She was supposed to keep an eye on her,” said Upshaw,...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?"
Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:04 AM
PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport, held graduation ceremonies. Area residents receiving degrees include:
Cody N. Bennicoff, Macungie, Bachelor of Science, Residential Construction Technology and Management:...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:52 PM
The Obama administration will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030, potentially one of the biggest steps any country has taken to confront climate change, people familiar with the plan said Sunday....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A hands-on amusement park where kids are allowed to operate heavy machinery and ride on the business ends of construction equipment sounds wildly inventive, thrilling, dangerous, litigious and profitable.
Set to open June 14, the construction-themed...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:52 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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...