| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A lucky encounter with a dance troupe in Mexico nearly a year and a half ago opened the doors for Marco Antonio Huicochea Gonzàlez to come to Chicago, where he could turn his passion for dance into a career.
DanceWorks Chicago, a small dance company, was...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:55 PM
A fire and structural collapse at an animal feed processing plant killed two people and injured 10 others, four critically, Omaha authorities said Monday.
Officials had said the fire at the International Nutrition plant could have been precipitated by...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A fire and structural collapse at an animal feed processing plant killed some people and injured at least 10 workers, four critically, the Omaha fire chief said Monday.
Officials had said earlier that the fire at the International Nutrition plant may...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Investigators returned to an Omaha animal feed plant Tuesday searching for a second body and investigating the cause of the blaze and partial building collapse that killed two and injured at least 10 employees.
[Updated 3:36 p.m.: Authorities...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
It's a retailer's worst nightmare: trampling, shoplifting and fighting on the busiest shopping day of the year.
With several high-profile Black Friday incidents in recent years, merchants and shopping centers are on high alert. Security has been...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal agency responsible for workplace safety on Friday contemplated tighter regulation of the toxic metal beryllium, which exists in small amounts in coal slag, a product used as a blast abrasive to prepare the hulls and tanks of...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The U.S. Army has concluded that the death of a civilian diver at Aberdeen Proving Ground earlier this year was accidental, according to a report obtained by the Associated Press.
George H. Lazzaro Jr., 41, died Jan. 30 while performing routine...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Cirque du Soleil suffered another mishap in Las Vegas last week when a performer fell during a show, the company announced in a Facebook post.
The accident Friday came just three days after regulators slapped Cirque with six citations alleging work-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Cirque du Soleil and casino-hotel MGM Grand failed to protect the safety of performers and workers when an aerialist fell to her death during a Las Vegas show this year, Nevada safety officials said Thursday.
The Cirque show “Ka” was nearing...
| 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 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...