| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:10 PM
PALM DESERT — Doris Payne — demure, elegant and 83 — is a thief, as prolific and subtly conniving as they come. She doesn't use muscle and she doesn't rely on guns.
Instead, between numerous stints behind bars, for 50 years she has...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the Seal Beach company that builds and operates natural-gas filling stations for some of the nation's biggest bus and truck fleets, is banking on corporate customers to buy more clean-energy vehicles this year.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland.
This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:14 PM
If there's one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it's that we want our gratification instantly or not at all.
Ordering stuff off of the Internet is now a contest to see who can deliver it to us the quickest and cheapest. Ground shipping?...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 44.
Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Santa Claus and two of his elves pedaled their bicycles across Fort Avenue and up Woodall Street, stopping beside an apartment across from the Domino Sugar Factory.
With Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" blasting from a boombox — and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
An empty horse trailer came loose from the SUV pulling it down the Indiana Toll Road early Saturday morning near Chesterton before striking a semitrailer truck and killing the semi’s driver, police said.
Julio Zatina, 50 of Bridgeview, Illinois,...
| Sep 7, 2011
Packing a moving truck is like cutting your own hair. The more you do it, the better you'll be at it. (One common pointer: The chance for success increases substantially if you keep the beer on ice until the work is done.) Here are tips to help things...