| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleanup work has ended in three of the states affected by BP PLC's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday.
The London-based oil giant said the Coast Guard has concluded "active cleanup operations"...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:28 PM
On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest.
A couple things:
1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Fox Searchlight's "The East" takes on Wall Street, and at the May 20 premiere in Gotham, the cast and creatives were also unafraid of criticizing that bastion of greed gone wild.
"The whole idea behind the film is that corporations are above the law...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds.
The good news: At some U.S. campgrounds these days you get live bands, air...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Sailing on his retired U.S. Coast Guard boat "Titan," Ryan Sewell has dealt with hurricanes, sinking ships and deadly fires. But after 10 years on the water, the dangers of the seas don't faze him.
For Sewell, who owns the Fort Lauderdale-based Downrite...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A fifth member of the Obama administration will leave in March. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Wednesday that he’s resigning.
Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich reacted to the resignation with news releases and...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:18 AM
If you're concerned about corporate crime, 2012 looked like a pretty successful year for the good guys.
The Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen paid $762 million in fines and penalties and pleaded guilty to a federal charge related to illegal marketing of...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Attorney General Pam Bondi said she filed a lawsuit against BP after the giant oil company did not respond to her proposed $5.4-billion settlement offer for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill three years ago.
“We complied with...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did?
If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Frankie Jupiter joined WDBJ7 in April of 2013, as a reporter. He’s no stranger to the commonwealth, joining the team from the CBS affiliate in Charlottesville.
Originally from New Orleans, Frankie graduated from Columbia College Chicago. That&...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...