NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An Ohio company has written governors in three Southern states in a push to purchase the military shipbuilding division of Northrop Grumman Corp., pledging to keep a major Louisiana shipyard open. Cleveland Ship LLC sent letters this week through its Cleveland Shipbuilding Division to Govs. Bobby... more »
MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) - Evenflo Co. is recalling nearly 14,000 of its Maestro combination child booster seats because of a crack that developed in laboratory tests. The company said Friday it has received no reports of the crack occurring in field and no injuries have been reported. The voluntary recall... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A con man carried out an "inartful fraud" when he fooled an art collector into thinking they were partners in the $1.1 million purchase of a missing painting but was actually ripping the investor off, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. Thomas Doyle, 54, was arrested on... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A company whose towboat was involved in a crash with a tanker that caused a major oil spill on the Mississippi River two years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating vessels with unqualified and overworked captains. DRD Towing Co., a company based a few miles upriver... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An oil company says photos showing a sheen of oil about 70 miles southwest of the big BP spill are evidence only of government-approved work long under way, not a new spill. New Orleans-based Taylor Energy Co. said Tuesday that its platform collapsed during Hurricane Ivan... more »
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co has scheduled a continuation of road work on Washington Street along the track from French Street to Center Street.
All crossings will remain open, but some sections along the track will be closed due to repair work.
The work is scheduled to... more »