| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV.
Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A worker has died after becoming trapped underneath a pavement recycling machine in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
The accident occurred around 12:45 p.m. in the 6200 block of South May Street, according to Police News...
| 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 5, 2013
| 8:57 AM
The New York company hired for the Simi Valley fireworks display where 28 people were injured in a major malfunction Thursday said it "deeply regrets" the incident.
The Simi Valley Rotary Club hired Bay Fireworks for the show at Rancho Santa Susana...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:31 AM
A sheriff's helicopter surveyed a Simi Valley park Friday morning as authorities walked the grassy lawn littered with items left behind. Lawn chairs. Broken sunglasses. Barbecue grills. Flip flops.
As people gathered near Rancho Santa Susana Community...
| 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...