| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A Chicago police officer has been relieved of his police powers after being accused of breaking a senior citizen's hip when the officer shoved the man during an argument earlier this month.
David Barrett, a 20-year veteran of the Chicago Police...
| Oct 14, 2013
Forget range anxiety. Whenever I pull into a gas station with a diesel-powered car, I cringe and wait for the inevitable admonishment: "Wait! That pump is diesel!" exclaims the gas station attendant over the intercom. Imagine his surprise when I......
| Nov 4, 2013
How you feel about “Indifference,” the latest episode of The Walking Dead, likely depends on what you believe makes a good leader, coupled with your idea of what drives the prison crew to solider on: the hope of a return to some sort of...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:41 AM
A Tamarac couple might bring some good luck to a gas station that's up for sale.
Juan Herrera, 33, and Blanca Marcela, 34, claimed a $6 million Florida Lotto win in Tallahassee Wednesday from numbers drawn on Jan. 7. They bought their quick-pick...
| Jun 26, 2011
For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow.
But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A suburban man cheated the state out of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes at two stations he owns, the Illinois Attorney General's office announced today.
Samer T. Farhan, 32, was arrested Thursday near his Palos Hills home and faces multiple...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
If $8 million sounds like too much for a 1960 Ferrari, perhaps a 1958 model in the range of $5.5 million to $7 million better suits your budget.
Such are the choices the world's wealthiest car collectors will face this month in Arizona. Every year,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
A Fort Lauderdale station has filed a lawsuit against a new Broward ordinance that requires it and others to post on signs the highest price of gasoline or diesel offered.
Spector Corp. that owns the Causeway BP at 601 SE 17th St., said the ordinance...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Baltimore police have released a composite sketch of a possible suspect in the November stabbing and attempted robbery of a man at a gas station in Charles Village.
Police said the incident occurred about 5 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in the 2200 block of...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 11:31 AM
A gas attendant was shot and critically wounded this afternoon in a robbery on the South Side in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood, police said.
Police initially received a call about 12:50 p.m. alerting them to someone being beaten at a gas station at...