| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off.
The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:13 PM
In a world where many independently owned and operated bookstores are closing their doors, Let's Play Books! in Emmaus aims to buck the trend.
The shop, which sells approximately 1,000 youth-oriented books (about 850 separate titles), opened Dec. 5 at...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Authorities have arrested a man who they say punched a Long Beach gas station clerk in the face in a dispute over 41 cents.
Kendrick Ruth, 35, allegedly punched the clerk at a Chevron gas station in the 4900 block of Lakewood Boulevard on Sept. 7...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:01 PM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:11 AM
A man robbed a young woman at a Glen Burnie gas station Thursday night then pointed "his index finger at" her husband "as if it were a handgun," Anne Arundel County police said.
The Glen Burnie couple, in their early 20s, were pumping gas at the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A man who burned to death Tuesday while attempting to steal fuel from a gas station in South Los Angeles had been warned by family members to stop the practice, his brother-in-law said.
The incident occurred at a 76 Gas Station at 45th Street and Avalon...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Glendale police have found themselves busy this week apprehending criminal teams allegedly involved in identity theft by the use of credit card readers or “skimmers” — the latter of which are surreptitiously placed in gas stations or...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:03 PM
A woman unsuccessfully tried to rob a Lothian gas station Friday morning, and a suspect who was arrested bit a detective, Anne Arundel County Police said.
Police said they were called to a BP gas station at 5423 Southern Maryland Blvd. around 8:30 a.m....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:56 AM
An Edgewater woman bit a police officer after being arrested Friday for allegedly trying to rob a gas station, Anne Arundel County police said.
A woman in a green sweatshirt and sunglasses used a note to try to rob a BP gas station at 5423 Southern...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Three men were arrested this week after police reportedly linked counterfeit credit cards found inside their vehicle in Glendale to card-skimming devices placed at gas station pumps in Coronado, officials said.
The Southern California men —...