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  • EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods

    EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods
    Oil refineries would be required to cut emissions and begin monitoring levels of toxic air pollutants at their fence lines with neighboring communities under standards proposed Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The rules would...
  • Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji

    Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji
    Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism. Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...
  • Al Qaeda splinter group gains more ground in Iraq

    A resurgent Al Qaeda splinter group consolidated gains in one of Iraq's largest cities Wednesday and pushed deeper into the heart of the country, threatening to create an extremist "proto-state" in the Middle East, something that U.S. forces fought for...
  • Deal will keep fracking battle off Colorado ballot

    Deal will keep fracking battle off Colorado ballot
    Supporters of two Colorado ballot measures that would have curbed fracking in the state announced late Monday they were standing down, averting an expensive election-year fight that was creating uncertainty in both the governor’s and Senate races....
  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • 2 charged with street racing in crash that killed Lake Co. teen

    2 charged with street racing in crash that killed Lake Co. teen
    Two carloads of teenagers and young adults met up at a gas station in the far north suburbs before heading to a nearby stretch of road where they engaged in a street race, switching lanes and maneuvering for position, authorities said. The race ended...
  • Cops: Naperville man steals cab, stabs driver

    Cops: Naperville man steals cab, stabs driver
    A Naperville man was charged today with stabbing a taxi driver in the throat and stealing the cab in Aurora early Thursday, authorities said. Maurice A. Martin of the 700 block of Inland Circle was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking,...
  • Looking for synthetic pot and bath salts? They're harder to find, thanks to South Florida ban

    Looking for synthetic pot and bath salts? They're harder to find, thanks to South Florida ban
    Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts being sold openly at local stores. Cities and counties throughout the region passed bans last year after...
  • Palm Beach County Commission considers gas signs rule

    Palm Beach County Commission considers gas signs rule
    Frustrations over the prices on roadside gas station signs not matching the price at the pump may prompt new advertising rules in Palm Beach County. The County Commission has agreed to consider following the lead of Broward County, which last year...
  • City police report fatal stabbing early Sunday

    City police report fatal stabbing early Sunday
    Baltimore City police say a man died from a stab wound in the early hours of Sunday. Police said at about 2:33 .a.m, officers were called to a gas station in the 3300 block of Mannasota Avenue, where they found an adult male suffering from at least...
  • Gas station robbery suspect busted after being stopped for speeding

    When a FHP trooper pulled over Heather Brianna Kelly, 25, of Fort Pierce, for speeding on I-95,  the trooper learned the woman was wanted for jumping over the counter of a gas station in Atlantis and swiping some cash from the register, reports WPEC CBS...