| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to put its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows.
By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
More than a month after the fatal accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," a key question for the homicide investigation is whether the production had been granted permission to film on the Georgia railroad tracks and trestle where camera assistant...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
When his family's tragedy became a national story in 2010, Mac Sullivan tried to shut out the news reports detailing how his older brother, Declan, died while recording a football practice at the University of Notre Dame.
It helped that Mac was a high...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Maryville Academy plans to seek the state's permission to close its Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines, officials announced Thursday.
The announcement comes amid contentious negotiations and a recently concluded five-day strike by members of a...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The film crew walked out on the old railroad trestle high above Georgia's Altamaha River, then placed a metal-frame bed on the tracks for actor William Hurt.
The plan called for Hurt to lie on the bed in a dream sequence for the film "Midnight Rider,"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response.
Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...