| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The production company behind "Midnight Rider" will challenge proposed federal fines for workplace safety violations stemming from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed Sarah Jones and injured eight others.
A spokesman for the Department of Labor's...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Memories, one-liners and restroom horror stories abound regarding William and Mary's once-charming, grown-decrepit football stadium. Here's my favorite:
Enthused by his team's play several years ago, a visiting assistant coach jumped from his chair in...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Federal authorities have fined an Enfield roofing contractor nearly $300,000 for willful safety violations at two New Britain work sites.
The Gleason Roofing Co,, which has a history of serious violations, "deliberately and repeatedly" failed to use...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
The agency, which is...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage.
The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A federal investigation is being launched into a freak accident that took place at a performance on Sunday of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I., that resulted in the injury of nine performers.
Eight female performers...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Investigators are focusing on a failed carabiner designed to connect a team of acrobats to the ceiling to explain why a popular circus act abruptly ended with nine people injured in Rhode Island.
The inquiry into the accident is being led by the federal...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
An explosion Tuesday at a tanker truck company in Corona killed a 50-year-old man and sent a second man to the hospital, authorities say.
The identity of the dead man has not been released because notification to relatives has not been made.