| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:51 AM
General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave.
The company also said it will...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:36 AM
An 80-year-old shopper at a CVS in Winter Haven avoided being seriously hurt after a car came crashing through the store Wednesday.
According to the Lakeland Ledger, Adrienne Watkins, 80, was shopping Wednesday afternoon when a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook.
One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic."
But as the listing got...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Cars cost a lot of money.
With an average sales price of about $32,000, we know a new car is out of reach for many. The automakers know this too, which is why they continue to roll out bottom-rung cars for buyers on way-below-average budgets.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Toyota Motor Co. and the Justice Department have agreed on a $1.2-billion settlement to close a criminal probe into whether the automaker handled cases of sudden acceleration properly, according to media reports.
The settlement -- which could be...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A Boca Raton man who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Deerfield Beach has died, an official said Wednesday.
On April 22, Randall "Randy" Patrick Adamson's motorcycle crashed with a Toyota Scion at West Hillsboro Boulevard and Southwest...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:57 AM
A 19-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding crashed this afternoon in northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said.
Joseph Masino, of the 9200 block of Primrose Court, was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:03 PM
– A 23-year-old man is dead after a wild shooting and car crash in downtown Delray Beach. The investigation shut down Atlantic Avenue Thursday night and police were still working the scene Friday.
It happened at Atlantic and Eighth Avenue West...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:14 PM
— All lanes of Clint Moore Road near the site of a crash have reopened, according to Boca Raton police.
Police spokeswoman Sandra Boonenberg said officers responded to the crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car just after 6 a.m. Monday....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Leave it to trendy Las Olas Boulevard to be the site of a traffic-safety innovation that promises to save lives of pedestrians and alter the way South Florida's motorists drive on downtown streets.
Fort Lauderdale officials announced its new LED...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:03 AM
The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday.
Just before the...