| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Mold has caused the Orlando Ballet to vacate its home at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts north of downtown, along with two smaller arts groups that share the building.
The ballet shares the building, a former Orlando Utilities Commission...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
General Motors Co. was reeling from its bankruptcy and federal bailout when it launched the Chevrolet Cruze small car — one of the few projects it could pull off amid the financial and political turmoil.
That day in September 2010 marked the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Two Pasadena men were arrested for a string of diesel fuel thefts in Anne Arundel County, police said Friday.
Robert Douglas Murphy, 49, and Daniel Guy Padgett, 34, were arrested Aug. 31, following an anonymous tip that led to a two-month investigation,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:49 PM
A dump truck left a trail of diesel fuel across Harford County Friday morning, a Department of Emergency Services representative said.
Around 9 a.m. Friday, the 911 Center received reports of a fuel spill at the intersection of Routes 1 and 23, according...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A 56-year-old Sunland man has been arrested on charges that he allegedly used stolen credit cards to pay for gasoline and diesel fuel that he then dumped into tanker trucks and sold on the black market, police said.
U.S. Marshals took Hamlet Ayvazyan...
| Jun 16, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Newport Beach firefighters and officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Department cleaned up about 200 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked into Newport Bay between Adams and Cypress streets, officials said Monday.
About 1:50 p.m. Friday, the Newport...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:11 PM
It's been sitting around in Pomona for nearly 53 years, but now the beast they call Big Boy is making tracks for Wyoming.
Officially known as Union Pacific steam engine No. 4014, the locomotive has been parked at the RailGiants Train Museum in Pomona...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A big rig crash on the 5 Freeway in Mission Hills on Friday spilled diesel fuel across the road and forced the closure of two ramps, the California Highway Patrol said.
The crash occurred about 6:15 a.m. when a big rig collided with a Nissan...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has categorized the damage done to downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi by a diesel fuel leak as minimal, even though an estimated 500 to 600 gallons of fuel entered the lake, according to an office...