| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Firefighters early Saturday finished removing the smoldering remains of a 500-ton trash fire at a refuse transfer station Friday night in El Cajon, east of San Diego. Firefighters equipped with masks and breathing apparatus used skip-loaders to scoop up...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:46 PM
The final bowl of Soup at the home of Cheryl and Michael Kinsman was served Sept. 14.
Soup was a get together of whoever showed up on the first Friday of the month, starting Jan. 2, 1999, and later moved to the second Friday. Someone made soup, others...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 12:05 PM
A small dog was found alive in a trash bag that was placed outside of someone's home in the Goodwood area on Friday, Sept. 21. Had the bag gone unnoticed a few minutes longer, that dog could have ended up in the back of a Waste Management truck....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:07 AM
A month after striking Teamsters Union drivers delayed garbage collections as much as 12 days, Waste Management agreed on a $1.24 million settlement with the city of Seattle, Mayor Mike McGinn's office announced Tuesday.
The settlement will pay back...
| Jul 27, 2012
A man fell asleep at the wheel and hit a parked trash truck at 7:39 a.m. July 19, police said.
A 38-year-old Santa Ana man fell asleep while driving his Honda Accord and drifted off Laguna Canyon Road into the parking lane on the right side, hitting...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Teamsters Local 117 members voted Thursday morning to accept a new contract offer from Waste Management Inc., ending a garbage strike that left hundreds of thousands of customers without trash pickup in the Puget Sound area for the past eight days....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:39 PM
The city's Housing and Human Affairs Committee focused this past year on educating the public and supporting community and social services.
Committee Chairwoman Lauriann Meyer presented a five-minute report at the July 17 council meeting on the year's...
| Aug 1, 2012
There are nearly 1,200 homes in the Riverview and Ryerson Circle communities. We are permitted one Baltimore County sponsored clean-up annually.
The community association receives hundreds of calls with questions during the year, asking when the next one...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Certain residents of St. Tammany Parish are being asked to step up their recycling efforts. In part it's to win a challenge, but also to prove a point. Vanessa Bolano has the story.
Recycling bins, trucks, crews are a common sight across St. Tammany...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A Hollywood man used his Miami-Dade County government job to obtain more than $13,000 worth of bribes – including a new stove, refrigerator and air conditioning system for his home, federal authorities said.
George Brown, 50, was released on...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The Aegis headlines on May 1, 2013 stated "Joppa trash station plan is abandoned" based upon a press conference announcement by the County administration on April 30. Several Joppa citizens received a letter May 13, 2013 from our County...