| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:52 PM
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....
| Jun 19, 2014
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:39 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Less than a month after pulling the plug on electronic message signs in Park Ridge, aldermen seem ready to consider one exception – for gas stations.
They recently agreed informally to allow stations to light the numbers in their gas price signs...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Two men are in custody after allegedly using a knife and a pistol to rob a gas station near Deerfield last summer, according to officials.
Michael Swanson, 19, of the 100 Block of Wilshire Drive, Wheeling, and Irvin Vaysburg, 19, of the 1000 Block of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
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,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:33 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:23 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:13 AM
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...