| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a film production company for safety violations related to a deadly train accident during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider."
OSHA cited the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Administrators at David Starr Jordan Middle School will move back into the school's front office in upcoming weeks after crews cracked the case of a mysterious lingering odor that didn't let up for nearly a year after the school's roof was installed.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Monterey Park police were investigating Thursday how a Los Angeles County Sheriff's maintenance worker fell from the roof of the department's headquarters when he was not supposed to be working there.
The 49-year-old man was in critical but stable...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:16 AM
A 63-year-old McHenry man was killed Monday morning in Bolingbrook after he was run over by his own dump truck, according to authorities.
Bryan J. Reid allegedly failed to secure the dump truck at the Elmhurst Chicago Stone Company Quarry and was...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
A construction worker installing a roof on a home in Huntley fell and suffered a head wound this morning but has since been released from the hospital.
Huntley Fire Chief Ken Caudle said emergency crews were dispatched to the home in the Talamore...
| May 14, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Deaths at two Amazon warehouses have come under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Dept. of Labor announced Thursday.
The most recent death came on June 1, when Jody Rhodes, 52, was working at an Amazon fulfillment...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A worker was killed in an accident at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The unidentified victim fell from a third-story window of the MGM Grand Conference Center, Gordon Absher, vice president of public affairs for MGM Resorts International, said...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Federal investigators cited five companies for "serious" labor violations in the death of a worker at an Amazon.com warehouse in New Jersey but brought no action against the online retailer itself.
Ronald Smith, a temporary employee, was crushed in a...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Baltimore-based temporary staffing agency faces a $6,000 fine in connection with the death of an employee, who was killed last December after being crushed by a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey.
Abacus — The...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Some companies run from California's strict regulatory standards on air pollution and emissions. Not Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., where the executives can't imagine being anywhere else.
CDTi manufactures and distributes vehicle emissions control...