| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:48 AM
In an effort to be trendy and to tap into a market that appears ripe for the picking, toy companies are newly trying to attract a female audience to building toys, blocks and gears that can be put together to make buildings and inventions. Ostensibly, the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Weeks after settling an unfair labor practice complaint, nurses at Maryville Academy's Behavior Health Hospital have authorized a strike against the Des Plaines hospital, the union said.
The Illinois Nurses Association, which represents 24 nurses who...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Federal regulators have launched an investigation into a weekend accident at a snowboarding park in which a 17-year-old employee suffered a serious arm injury, the workplace agency said today.
First-responders from several agencies spent about an hour...
| Mar 17, 2014
There she is, in photographs, leaning against a lamp, lovely in a strapless black top in one shot, grinning in a black leather jacket in the other.
But sitting down to dinner with her husband, giving their daughter a ride home from school, getting ready...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Not since the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors during the making of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" 32 years ago has the world's production community been so shaken and outraged by an on-set fatality as the one two weeks ago that claimed...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:32 PM
State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000.
Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:54 PM
State regulators have fined two subcontractors who planned the implosion of an old power plant in Bakersfield last summer that sent shards of debris into a crowd of spectators, severing one man's leg and injuring others.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Investigators returned to an Omaha animal feed plant Tuesday searching for a second body and investigating the cause of the blaze and partial building collapse that killed two and injured at least 10 employees.
[Updated 3:36 p.m.: Authorities...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Relatives of Chicago-area native and former SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau have weighed in on "Blackfish," issuing a statement that distances the family from the controversial documentary about the treatment of killer whales in captivity.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A state nurses union has reached a settlement with Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines over an unfair labor practice complaint, union representatives announced recently.
In August of last year, the Illinois Nurses Association...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:15 PM
David Starr Jordan Middle School’s main office remains closed several months after the school’s roof was replaced, due to employees at the school site still able to detect lingering fumes.
Concerns about the fumes among employees began...