| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:44 AM
A clerk at an Arlington Heights gas station was held up at gunpoint Halloween night but was uninjured, police said.
According to Arlington Heights Police Commander Mike Hernandez, a man entered the Shell gas station at 3 W. Algonquin Road at 9:09 p.m.,...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:07 AM
An Orange County woman who had not been seen since she headed to a Verizon store with her two dogs was found safe Thursday morning in Compton, authorities said.
Cheryl Jean Moser, 69, was alert and unharmed when police spotted her car about 3:45 a.m.,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:18 PM
A Forest Hill gas station suffered extensive fire damage after a dirt bike crashed into the building, fire investigators and the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company said.
The fire at Forest Hill Exxon, at 2000 Rock Spring Road, was reported at 11:19 p.m.,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say is responsible for 58 gas station robberies throughout the Los Angeles County, including in Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena.
The suspect -- dubbed the “Midnight...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:40 AM
On Thursday night, three people told Sarasota cops that a man later identified as Reggie Randall had approached them at a gas station while yelling and threatening them, according to a news release from the Sarasota Police Department.
They also reported...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Terrence Graves left for work at 4 a.m. every day to sell newspapers and fruit near a Dan Ryan Expressway ramp.
Graves, 23, had been on the job for about 90 minutes Tuesday morning when he was shot and killed, apparently by two men seen running in an...
| Jul 6, 2013
Call it the battle of fried chicken versus made-to-order hoagies, both served with a side of gasoline.
Competition among convenience store chains in the Baltimore area has heated up as retailers vie to win over consumers by redefining and expanding...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:15 AM
A 21-year-old Columbia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday in the armed robbery of a Columbia gas station and convenience store, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Michael Elliott Dickey Jr., of the 8800 block of...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the South and West sides overnight, according to Chicago police.
Four of the shootings happened between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., and none happened north of Interstate 290, the Eisenhower Expressway....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a White Marsh woman charged with ordering the death of her husband at a Towson gas station three years ago.
Karla Porter, 51, could be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole if she...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Accused of ordering a man to kill her husband at a Towson gas station, Karla Porter claims that she felt she had no other choice as she sought to escape an abusive relationship in which she believed her life was in danger.
"Ray Porter had become...