| 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The federal government's workplace safety watchdog has found "serious" violations in the January death of a civilian diver in the underwater testing facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
The findings issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:00 AM
So you think classical music is purely a rarefied pursuit, where what matter are creativity, spirit and soul? The musician's body does not agree.
Not midway through a high-powered symphony. Not sitting near the crashing cymbals in Tchaikovsky's 1812...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:34 PM
About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company.
Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe.
The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV.
Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...