March 31, 2011 Though it had found problems, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration(MSHA) failed to apply one of its toughest enforcement tools to the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia before a deadly explosion there last year.
March 22, 2011 The new two-count criminal "information" just filed by the U.S. Attorney in Charleston, W.Va., does not directly involve the April 5 blast at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine. A former foreman is accused of making false claims.
March 9, 2011 Massey Energy faces four new lawsuits
March 3, 2011 Tim DeChristopher said he placed close to $2 million in bogus bids to disrupt the auction of oil and gas leases, hoping to delay drilling until the Obama administration could review the leasing process.
March 3, 2011 The summary was submitted quietly to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and a Senate subcommittee just two weeks before the Upper Big Branch mine disaster took 29 lives. It was kept under wraps until now.
February 28, 2011 Federal agents arrested Hughie Elbert Stover, a Massey security official, on charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements.
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Tim DeChristopher speaks at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.
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February 28, 2011 Climate change activist goes on trial for fake bidding
February 24, 2011 Four days after dismissing questions about another possible bidding scandal, the International Olympic Committee says it is seeking further details involving the selection process of last year's Vancouver Winter Olympics.
February 23, 2011 He may be sitting in a Texas prison, but Warren Jeffs has officially resumed control of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), the nation's largest polygamist group.
February 22, 2011 A Texas official makes the accusation in a document filed in a Canadian court case. Jeffs' attorney doubts the claim.
February 17, 2011 55-year-old Keith Brown, who managed the classical piano group, pleaded guilty to three counts of sodomy of a child and child sexual abuse.
February 15, 2011 The Mine Safety and Health Administration released details of its break up of the district office that oversees Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia.
February 14, 2011 The government is proposing to add more safety inspectors to the district that was the scene of a massive mine explosion in 2010. The government said it was too large to manage.
February 10, 2011 Jerry Sloan, who has coached basketballs Utah Jazz for 23 years is expected to step down today.
February 10, 2011 A new book by the head of the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee reveals possible ethics violations in the bidding process.
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