| 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
Evolution isn't just a theory in the world of auto mechanics.
Your father's Oldsmobile with the heavy-metal components has given way to computers on wheels. The grease monkey has evolved into an electronics engineer.
But one thing that hasn't changed:...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Baltimore County Police reports say a man was robbed last week of his iPhone while he was sitting in a restaurant in Towson.
According to police reports, the man was sitting at a table in a restaurant in the 500 block of York Road on Oct. 15 at about 7:...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
It wasn’t that long ago that everything seemed so simple: pump gas into your car, get behind the wheel and go. But as the internal combustion engine slowly but surely yields ground to alternative energy sources, sorting out the various...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore County police say a business on Falls Road had 1,369 gallons of diesel fuel stolen in an incident last week.
According to reports, the theft occurred overnight — between Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 — from the lot at G. Edgar Harr, in the...
| Mar 16, 2012
Douglas Oberhelman is the most outspoken business leader in Illinois.
As CEO of Peoria-based Caterpillar, he has placed himself — and the issue of Illinois' fiscal crisis — centerstage through a series of sharp-tongued op-eds bemoaning the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:45 AM
After months of waiting, members of Voters for Common Sense Growth, an organization opposed to the proposed rezoning of 91 acres in Maple Lawn to high-density residential, presented their case to the Howard County Council at a hearing earlier this week....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
All the power and toughness of today's Grand Cherokee, now in a less-thirsty diesel formula.
That was the gist of the inaugural press conference for the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, with Jeep opening the event Monday morning with the the unveiling of its...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Both diesel and gas engines covert fuel into energy through a series of small explosions or combustions in the piston cylinders.
In a gasoline engine, fuel is mixed with air, compressed by pistons and ignited by sparks from spark plugs. In a diesel...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Five freight cars from a Union Pacific train derailed this morning as it was pulling out of a yard in West Suburban Bellwood causing some diesel fuel to leak, police said.
The incident happened at about 11 a.m. at the yard near Eastern and Erie, said...
| 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...