| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Former El Cajon City Councilwoman Jillian Hanson-Cox pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges of mail fraud and wire fraud stemming from the embezzlement of $3.5 million from her Kearny Mesa employer.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Clark...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A construction worker died Monday afternoon after a serious accident on the near northwest side.
The accident happened near Kessler Boulevard and Lafayette Road. Police said the victim was 53-year-old Ronald Davenport of Indianapolis.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:17 AM
A company that makes industrial gearboxes announced Thursday that it planned to invest $3.6 million to upgrade its Columbus facility.
Master Power Transmission (Master PT), based in Greenville, S.C., produces industrial gearboxes used in various...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:33 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The public doesn’t get to see how these essential imports get into our country. On Tuesday, the Unified Port of San Diego gave FOX 5 a special tour of its two deep-water ports to kick off Maritime Month.
Whether it’s your car or...
| Oct 1, 2009
Have you gazed down from a bridge at a narrow ribbon of river and wished you could plop a canoe onto it and paddle off into the woods?
It's hard to do if you don't own a canoe. But Ralph Frese, the legendary Pied Piper of Chicago canoeing, owns canoes --...
| Mar 27, 2010
Many building professionals will tell you: The greenest home is the one that's already built. The energy costs of mining raw materials, manufacturing them into construction products and building them into houses far exceeds the "embodied energy" of...
| Oct 16, 2009
| 9:19 PM
Dr. Mahlon Hoagland, who helped unravel the mystery of how cells build proteins by discovering a molecule that brings individual amino acids to growing protein chains and who spent the latter part of his career explaining biology to the public in a series...
| Nov 19, 2009
Most scientists are fortunate if they can make one major discovery in their lifetime. Dr. Paul Zamecnik made two, each of which should have won him a Nobel Prize.
Working with Dr. Mahlon Hoagland, he discovered transfer RNA, a crucial molecule in the...
| Jul 6, 2007
IF YOU'RE ANYWHERE NEAR a construction site, try not to breathe. The 112,000 tractors, excavators, backhoes and other construction machines in California are the state's second-largest source of diesel pollution, killing an estimated 1,100 people a year...
| Apr 16, 2009
| 7:44 PM
Connecticut continued its run of big job losses in March as employers shed 7,100 positions, but the unemployment rate ticked up less than expected, to 7.5 percent from 7.4 percent in February, according to a report released Thursday by the state...
| May 21, 2009
| 6:11 PM
(WGN-AM) - Illinois' unemployment rate jumped to 9.4 percent in April as companies continued to shed thousands of jobs.
The number of jobless increased by more than 24,500 last month, bringing the total number of unemployed Illinoisans to 619,500 - the...
| Sep 16, 2007
In "The Stuff of Thought," celebrated Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker sets out to explain how language reveals our inner nature. Terming us "verbivores, a species that lives on words," Pinker argues that our verbivorous, highly biased perception of...