| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A plumber working for a private company died Friday morning after being was found unconscious in a 20-foot-deep trench, officials said.
The man was digging in the hole and reported unconscious at 2014 Malcolm Ave. in West Los Angeles around 9:30 a.m.,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Performances of Cirque du Soleil's "Ka" will resume on Tuesday at the MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas, 17 days after an aerialist fell to her death during a performance of the popular show.
Cirque has scheduled one performance per day of "Ka" through...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The new documentary "Blackfish" opens with footage of a killer whale and a human being beneath the water's surface. As their forms become entangled, it looks as if they are involved in some kind of struggle, and the moment grows increasingly ominous....
| Jul 19, 2013
Thanks for Tim Wheeler's report that Marylanders understand some of the connections between climate change and human health ("Most Marylanders see climate change harming health," July 17).
Last week during a lengthy heat wave, a Massachusetts postman...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:58 AM
State officials are investigating the death of an Ontario dairy worker crushed while moving cattle over the weekend.
Winston Perez, 28, suffered severe internal injuries after he was "crushed between a gate and the fence by the cows" about 5 a.m....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The family of a Colorado woman who was killed during filming of a reality TV pilot for Discovery Channel has sued the producers and Discovery Communications for negligence.
Plaintiff Mel Bernstein and his daughter have filed a lawsuit in the U.S....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Letter writer and former Internal Revenue Service employee Paul Streckfus has an insider's perspective and abundant knowledge ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). He should have told The Sun's readers much more.
Mr. Streckfus reveals he is able to...
| Sep 10, 2013
Whatever the size and shape, all ladders come with a duty rating — the maximum weight each is designed to carry. Most household ladders are Type 3, rated up to 200 pounds. Heavier-duty Type 2 units are rated to 225 pounds. Higher ratings include...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Now in its 100th year, the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company, founded on June 11, 1913, and one of the oldest in Baltimore County, has grown and changed with the times.
No one knows that better than Robert Murray Sr., who began volunteering at the...