| Feb 3, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:22 PM
The freight train that derailed Tuesday in Rosedale carried one chemical classified as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation and another that also posed risks for firefighters and others at the scene even though not similarly classified....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A day after he was burned while playing a fire-breathing stilt walker at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, actor Wesley Daniel was doing well and sending out photos of himself at the hospital, according to friends and relatives.
"He’s all bandaged up but...
| 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....
| May 28, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals is linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a fresh look at some past research.
Dr. James Bower, a neurologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...
| 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.
| May 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A man working at a construction site on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston who died after he was struck by a beam that fell from six stories up this morning has been identified.
The beam was knocked loose by a construction crane and struck...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:38 PM
After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong.
When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:52 AM
An Ojai city fireworks show was stopped soon after it began when a pyrotechnic operator was injured, officials said.
A pyrotechnic "prematurely went off and seriously injured one of the operators," according to notes on the incident, said Cpt. Dave...