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Industrial Accident

Man dies from injuries suffered on job in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Homewood man died Monday from injuries he suffered while working at a steel tubing plant in Chicago Heights, police said.

May 19, 2014 9:30 pm

Medical examiner says metals plant death was accident

CHICAGO | The Cook County medical examiner’s office ruled Friday that the death of an employee at a metals plant in Chicago Heights was an accident.

April 05, 2013 8:45 pm

Employee seriously injured at Cargill plant in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | An employee at Cargill Inc. in East Chicago suffered serious injuries Wednesday night after a bundle of steel plates fell from a crane, trapping his legs underneath, officials said.

January 24, 2013 11:14 am

Hobart man killed in U.S. Steel rail accident

HOBART | Friends and neighbors of Michael M. Shoemaker remembered him Tuesday as a "down to earth great guy."

January 31, 2012 1:45 pm

Man badly burned in mill blast

BURNS HARBOR | A manager suffered third-degree burns on more than 55 percent of his body Saturday in a blast at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, a union official said.

November 01, 2011 1:30 pm
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