| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A driver for a steel company was killed Monday morning when the rebar he was delivering for the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium fell on him, marking the second construction-related death at the site this year.
The incident occurred about 7 a.m. at...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:38 AM
It's not every day that a major corporation announces that it will bring 1,000 jobs to Baltimore City, so we have reason to cheer Amazon.com's decision to open a 1 million square foot distribution center here. Baltimore's official unemployment rate stands...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Gustavo Briceno woke up Wednesday morning feeling something bad was about to happen, according to his family.
That night, Briceno was doing maintenance in a sewer when heavy rains sent a surge of water down the pipe where he was working and swept him...
| Jul 8, 2013
Regular visitors to Ocean City in the summer months may be familiar with the music of William F. Hassay Jr. The 61-year-old substitute teacher has been supplementing his income since 1995 by playing his violin on the boardwalk from 3 p.m. until midnight...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...