| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Concerned about a persistent smell following the installation of a new roof at Jordan Middle School during the summer, officials moved a class out of one classroom and relocated 11 administrators and staff members from the campus’ main office...
| Nov 29, 2013
The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
It's a retailer's worst nightmare: trampling, shoplifting and fighting on the busiest shopping day of the year.
With several high-profile Black Friday incidents in recent years, merchants and shopping centers are on high alert. Security has been...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal agency responsible for workplace safety on Friday contemplated tighter regulation of the toxic metal beryllium, which exists in small amounts in coal slag, a product used as a blast abrasive to prepare the hulls and tanks of...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The U.S. Army has concluded that the death of a civilian diver at Aberdeen Proving Ground earlier this year was accidental, according to a report obtained by the Associated Press.
George H. Lazzaro Jr., 41, died Jan. 30 while performing routine...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Gustavo Briceno woke up Wednesday morning feeling something bad was about to happen, according to his family.
That night, Briceno was doing maintenance in a sewer when heavy rains sent a surge of water down the pipe where he was working and swept him...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:04 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A video revealing an incident between a killer whale and its trainer at SeaWorld was released Tuesday during the SeaWorld v US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis trial.
It happened in November 2006.
Trainer Kenneth Peters, 39, was bitten and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:19 PM
State and federal investigators in Louisiana are working to uncover what caused fatal blasts at two different chemical plants in the span of two days.
The second explosion took place Friday night at the CF Industries plant in Donaldsonville, a small...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Police officers don’t have the most dangerous jobs. Working with machinery isn’t the safest of occupations, but it’s not the worst. Turns out, the deadliest profession belongs to sales reps and truck drivers.
Last year, 683 such...