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  • Boy accused in Hyde Park carjacking ordered held

    Boy accused in Hyde Park carjacking ordered held
    A boy accused of a carjacking in the Hyde Park neighborhood that critically injured a 34-year-old man who was run over trying to keep his BMW was ordered held today, authorities said. The 16-year-old Chicago boy appeared today before Juvenile Court...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP has an 0-for-2 day in court

    BP, the giant oil company that was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, has been moving mountains to persuade the public that it's being rooked by a lot of small businessmen filing claims related to the disaster. Adding to the irony, the...
  • BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement

    BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement
    It would be perfectly proper for BP, the giant British oil company, to feel a sense of corporate remorse. After all, the firm was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and well blowout that...
  • BP more than doubles estimate of oil spill in Lake Michigan

    BP, the petroleum giant, has more than doubled its estimate of how much crude oil it spilled this week into Lake Michigan, a source of drinking water for some 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. On Monday, BP reported the spill into the lake...
  • Authorities say man threw firework at police

    Authorities say man threw firework at police
    A Wisconsin man was accused of throwing a firework at police after locking himself in a bathroom stall in a Wadsworth McDonald's, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Justin Koch, 24, of Plymouth, was charged with felony aggravated battery...
  • Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest

    Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest
    Scientists have cracked a cellular biology mystery underlying a harmful effect oil spills have on fish: irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest. In studying the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on bluefin tuna spawning in the...
  • BP more than doubles estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill

    BP more than doubles estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill
    BP today more than doubled its maximum estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan earlier this week from its Whiting refinery in Northwest Indiana. In a statement, the company said a malfunction in a new distillation unit forced up to...
  • 25 years later, have we learned anything from the Exxon Valdez?

    Some lessons take a long time to sink in. The Exxon Valdez disaster, which occurred 25 years ago this week when the oil tanker struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound, was both the product of previous lessons unlearned and the source of new lessons...
  • EPA lifts ban on BP winning federal contracts

    EPA lifts ban on BP winning federal contracts
    U.S. officials are allowing BP to once again bid on government contracts, lifting a ban imposed on the energy giant after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. BP reached a deal with the Environmental Protection Agency that opens the...
  • BP confirms oil spill into Lake Michigan from Whiting refinery

    BP confirms oil spill into Lake Michigan from Whiting refinery
    Less than a year after BP started up a new unit to process Canadian tar sands at its Whiting refinery, the company reported today that a malfunction allowed a slug of crude oil into Lake Michigan a few miles away from the Chicago city limits. It remains...
  • Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke

    Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke
    Faced with public outrage about gritty black dust blowing through Chicago’s Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel talked of forcing towering mounds of petroleum coke out of Chicago and outlawing new piles with costly regulations. But the fine print...
  • Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas

    Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas
    The former manager of a Bridgeport gas station testified Tuesday that Brian Church, one of the NATO 3, came to his station trying to fill an empty milk jug with gasoline the day before Church and two others were arrested on terrorism charges in 2012....