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  • Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs

    Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs
    Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution. Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
  • FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton

    FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton
    FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed. The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham

    Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham
    A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said. UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself. The victims in...
  • Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County receives $35,000 gift, and other company news

    Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
  • A best-kept Koreatown secret: Where to get freshly pressed sesame oil

    A best-kept Koreatown secret: Where to get freshly pressed sesame oil
    Mr. Chong doesn't want me to tell you about his store (or even to tell me his first name). In fact, he doesn't want you to come at all. When I ask him for permission to take some photos for the Los Angeles Times, he refuses -- and almost chases me out...
  • Alibaba, set for U.S. IPO, delivering boost to China's parcel services

    When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
  • Retailers ramping up holiday hiring efforts

    Wal-Mart and other retailers say they are boosting holiday hiring this year as they prep of what they hope will be a rosier shopping season. The ramp-up in temporary hiring could hit more than 800,000 workers in the last months of the year, the...
  • Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor

    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor
    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52. The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
  • UPS worker charged in sex assault case; LAPD seeks leads

    UPS  worker charged in sex assault case; LAPD seeks leads
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday said detectives were seeking additional possible victims of a United Parcel Service worker charged with sexually assaulting two women. Anthony Leroy Tinzly was charged on June 23 with 12 felony counts including rape,...
  • Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]

    Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]
    The majority of police officers in Baltimore City are brave men and women who work hard to keep us safe and are underpaid for their efforts. However, in every basket there are a few bad apples. The two officers that killed someone's pet dog last week...