| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record. The highlights include a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A demolition crew member who was killed in a Thursday night worksite accident in Vernon Hills has been identified as 25-year-old Patrick O’Reilly, who grew up in southwest suburban Palos Park.
O’Reilly, who was a graduate of Stagg High...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column From the request line: "A column on the collapse (or not) of the liberal/progressive narrative in light of the Obamacare debacle." Don't get me wrong, I'm not hard up for column ideas. But they're all my ideas,......
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Professional carpenters usually show up with at least one helper. Do-it-yourselfers usually go it alone. It would be handy to have another pair of hands — to read the level while you shim the door, to hold one end of the drywall while you screw...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Cirque du Soleil said it will appeal the six citations named by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the June death of an aerialist during a performance of its "Ka" show in Las Vegas.
OSHA said Tuesday that it is proposing six...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:45 AM
A 34-year-old Anaheim man died this week after he got caught on the conveyor belt of a mobile asphalt crusher and pulled into the grinder, authorities said.
Rolando Anaya became entangled in the conveyor belt around noon Monday at an asphalt plant in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Tilikum, the orca at the center of the depressing documentary "Blackfish," has killed three humans and remains, relatively speaking, free — he's an ongoing attraction at SeaWorld Orlando, making the big splash that gets everybody wet. Anyone who has...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
After months of investigation, military authorities charged four sailors Wednesday in the deaths of two Navy divers at the "Super Pond" at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Chief Warrant Officer 3rd Class Jason M. Bennett, Senior Chief Navy Diver James C. Burger,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal authorities have cited the operator of the West, Texas, fertilizer plant that exploded in April for 24 safety violations including the unsafe handling and storage of chemicals, and have proposed $118,300 in penalties.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Walmart will pay a $190,000 fine and improve employee safety in nearly 3,000 stores, including several in the Lehigh Valley area, to settle federal allegations of unsafe working conditions.
The settlement, announced Aug. 7, stems from inspections by the...