| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Wesley Daniel, an actor who sustained second-degree burns during a Lyric Opera dress rehearsal earlier this month will return as an understudy for one of the stilt walkers he was cast to play, according to a written statement released by the opera house....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has agreed to meet Friday with students upset about a decision to name the football stadium after a prison operator.
About 100 students on Monday protested FAU’s decision last week to name...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" has been closed indefinitely while investigations continue into the deaths of three divers in the underwater explosion test facility in the past month, the Army announced Friday.
Col. Gordon A. Graham, commander of...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Three people were injured this afternoon after several explosions at a paint manufacturing warehouse in northwest suburban Cary, officials said.
Cary police and firefighters were called to the Fox Valley Services, 640 Industrial Drive, at about 1:15 p.m....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Robert W. Cos, a crane equipment safety consultant who raised awareness in the 1980s of the unsafe car practice called "clipping," died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Canton resident was 65.
Robert William Cos, whose...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record. The highlights include a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A demolition crew member who was killed in a Thursday night worksite accident in Vernon Hills has been identified as 25-year-old Patrick O’Reilly, who grew up in southwest suburban Palos Park.
O’Reilly, who was a graduate of Stagg High...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A lucky encounter with a dance troupe in Mexico nearly a year and a half ago opened the doors for Marco Antonio Huicochea Gonzàlez to come to Chicago, where he could turn his passion for dance into a career.
DanceWorks Chicago, a small dance company, was...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A fire and structural collapse at an animal feed processing plant killed some people and injured at least 10 workers, four critically, the Omaha fire chief said Monday.
Officials had said earlier that the fire at the International Nutrition plant may...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:55 PM
A fire and structural collapse at an animal feed processing plant killed two people and injured 10 others, four critically, Omaha authorities said Monday.
Officials had said the fire at the International Nutrition plant could have been precipitated by...