| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Our long-legged family of four normally doesn't mix well with midsize sedans. Thanks to the combination of my 6-foot-2-inch husband in the front row and two kids in full-sized child-safety seats in the backseat, someone is always making a compromise on...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
With the 2012 M-Class, Mercedes brings the comfortable, luxurious driving experience of its flagship S-Class sedan to its most popular SUV.
If you don't like to be disturbed by the world around you when you drive, this redesigned luxury SUV is for you....
| Mar 11, 2012
Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
| Mar 11, 2012
For years, Michelle and David Olson relied on oil to heat their 2,600-square-foot home on the west end of Allentown at a cost of around $350 per month.
"And it kept going up," Michelle Olson said.
Olson threw a neighborhood party after she made the...
| Mar 11, 2012
• Owner: Antonio Sorrentino Jr.
• Founded: 1983
• Sector: Construction
• Company description: S&G Asphalt Service is one of the Lehigh Valley's most trusted paving and seal-coating experts. We are an industry leader in...
| Sep 16, 2011
If you haven't driven one in a decade or so, forget what you thought you knew about Rudolf Diesel's 1883 invention: that diesel engines are noisy, smoky, heavy, substantially more expensive to build and slow. Though light-duty diesels haven't caught on in...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 3:32 PM
In recent years, summer has been a season of discontent for riders on Maryland's MARC commuter trains, as hot weather contributed to frequent engine breakdowns, track problems and power malfunctions that led to cascading delays.
The misery on the rails...
| Oct 13, 2011
If a mid-size luxury SUV is in your fall wardrobe, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 may be the cable-knit sweater.
Its hardy construction is conservatively stylish, its practicality infused with elegance. This is a vehicle that is equally suited to shuttling...
| Nov 7, 2011
Facing a deadline to stop dumping toxic coal ash into Lake Michigan, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes are pushing for it to join Mount Vernon, Lincoln's Tomb and Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace as a protected national...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:53 AM
A combination of diesel fuel and sugar from an overturned tractor trailer closed the I-95 north ramp onto Route 100 west in Laurel early Thursday.
Crews from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to the accident just after...
| Aug 17, 2012
A tractor trailer driver was killed after his or her truck crashed into a barrier along Interstate 95 North, at the exit for Interstate 395 North in Baltimore, and burst into flames, according to Baltimore fire officials.
Just before 11 p.m., a tractor...