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  • Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve

    Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve
    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....
  • Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers

    Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers
    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...
  • Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more

     Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park 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...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    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...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/13)

    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,...
  • Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive

    Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as Ford chief executive
    Ford Motor Co. said its Chief Executive Alan Mulally will retire July 1. The automaker chief operating officer Mark Fields will be named Ford president and chief executive and join Ford’s board of directors. The transition was expected since...
  • Stolen corvette returned after 33 years

    Stolen corvette returned after 33 years
    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...
  • Fisker Karma may relaunch in 2015

    Fisker Karma may relaunch in 2015
    A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, according to its newly appointed interim president. The hope is that the newly launched car, backed...
  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts

    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts
    Competes with: Porsche 911, Jaguar F-Type Looks like: It's stunning and resembles a smaller, sleeker version of Alfa's limited-production 8C Competizione Drivetrain: All-aluminum, 237-horsepower, turbocharged 1.75-liter direct-injection four-...
  • GM fined $35 million for faulty ignition switch recall delays

    GM fined $35 million for faulty ignition switch recall delays
    Federal regulators Friday fined General Motors Corp. the maximum $35 million for delays in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths. The automaker also agreed to what Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx...
  • 2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers

    2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers
    This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a slew of introductions, there was...