| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:11 AM
If you ring in the New Year with too much cheer, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk.
Instead, arrive alive with a designated driver or a free tow home strting through 6 a.m. Thursday with the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Attendees of this year’s L.A. Auto Show will have a record number of shiny new vehicles to gawk at, as organizers announced Thursday that nearly 60 global and North American debuts are planned.
Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, General Motors, Hyundai,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:17 PM
After dragging his golf clubs and luggage off a shuttle bus in long-term parking near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon, Leroy Donahue took several quick strides over to his shiny black Tesla Model S and peered through the window.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November.
During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:13 AM
A Detroit man has been reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette after it was stolen from a parking lot 33 years ago, according to 7 Action News.
George Talley, 71, got a call from AAA on June 13 to tell him that his car had been located in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Chicago city clerk's office had to reprint and remail city stickers to more than 12,000 motorists this year because the stickers hadn't arrived at residents' homes long after they paid.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza has touted her office's move toward...