It's looking as if a long standoff between Honeywell in Metropolis and more than 220 union workers is all but over.
A Honeywell spokesman announced Tuesday both sides have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. The contract is still subject to union ratification.
"Both parties have parties have agreed to remain at the bargaining table to separately negotiate a return-to-work plan," Honeywell spokesman Peter F. Dalpe said in a written statement. According to Dalpe, the plan "would ensure the orderly transition of work from the plant's temporary workforce to the union hourly employees."
Honeywell locked out more than 220 United Steel Workers Local 7669 employees in June, 2010. Many had been camped outside the Metropolis plant since then.
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According to the sheriff's office, Christopher Fontana, 20, was accused of taking a soda and pocket knife from Pocket's Gas Station in the 5100 block of Cairo Rd.
Cold conditions and snow left most of the Heartland with dangerous roads on Monday, and on Tuesday the crews had to clear those roads to make them as safe as possible.
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Police found several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark, foul-smelling surroundings, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.