| 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 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 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 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 16, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Question: In looking recently at Enterprise's car rental rates in the Los Angeles area, I notice that it stipulates that the car must remain in California, Arizona and Nevada. I chose another agency that did not have such a restriction. Do they have a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:10 PM
An Elkridge man has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery and attempted carjacking of a woman at an Elkridge gas station earlier this week.
Erik Lee Madison, 28, of the 5700 block of Main Street has been charged with attempted carjacking,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:39 AM
A car with a 1-year-old child in the back seat was stolen from a gas station parking lot on the West Side, but the toddler was found safe minutes later, authorities said.
The mother had left the car running in the 3100 block of West Chicago Avenue as...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A man crashed through a chain-linked fence and into a home after he was shot while driving through the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said. Dane Whitfield, 31,...
| Apr 28, 2013
Here are three things the Obama administration has done that you probably didn't know about:
Ever struggle with those accordion-style rubber sleeves on nozzles at the gas station? The sleeve — technically a "vapor recovery nozzle" — was...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Two suspects were in custody after an off-duty corrections officer was shot and severely wounded Thursday at a gas station in Colton, authorities said.
Officials said the officer was fueling his automobile at a Shell station in the 2700 block of Iowa...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:55 AM
A 36-year-old woman buying food from a street vendor on Kedzie Avenue was one of two people shot Saturday night.
She sustained a wound to the arm about 10:35 p.m. just north of the intersection with 60th Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police...