| May 14, 2009
Chrysler LLC wants to eliminate roughly a quarter of its 3,200 U.S. dealerships by early next month, saying in a bankruptcy court filing Thursday that the network is antiquated and has too many stores competing with each other.
The company, in a motion...
| May 14, 2009
DALLAS (AP) - Chrysler is planning to shut down more dealerships in Texas than in any other state.
Chrysler LLC said in a bankruptcy court filing in New York on Thursday that 50 of the 789 dealerships it wants to eliminate are in Texas.
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:43 PM
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. -- A 27-year-old man who police have alleged is a methodical serial killer was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in the deaths of a mother and daughter last year.
Former UPS worker Jason Thomas Scott of Upper Marlboro was indicted on...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 11:45 AM
Salvation Army to Reopen School in Port-au-Prince Haiti Following Earthquake Children Aged Three to Six Years Old to Receive Security, Food, Water and Medical Assistance
Monday, Jan. 24 at 8AM; Salvation Army Compound, Delmas 2 #18; St. Martin; Port au...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 5:02 PM
Boeing Co.'s giant 747-8 freighter - the biggest plane the company has ever built - successfully completed its first flight Monday, a year later than originally planned.
The huge plane took off from Everett's Paine Field at 12:39 p.m. PST after a weather...
| Feb 13, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Along with the rewards of being Daily Press Citizen of the Year in 1997, Troy Collier says, the recognition also carried a burden.
"You feel an awesome responsibility to maybe not do more, but do better," he says.
Collier has met that burden with many...
| Feb 21, 2010
Deep in the Amazon, in a village accessible only by boat, river dwellers for generations have survived off fish, sparse crops and nuts from the forest.
Now they have a new resource: debit cards.
"If money increases, then life gets better," said...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 11:48 AM
LANDOVER, Md. — Vexed that some 30 percent of driver candidates flunk its traditional training, United Parcel Service Inc. is moving beyond the classroom to ready its rookies for the road.
In the place of books and lectures are video games, a...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 6:47 AM
Because she was born in Chicago, Karen Peisker never imagined her bosses at United Parcel Service would suddenly question her right to legally work in the country.
But last month, an electronic employee verification system flagged the truck driver for...
| Nov 3, 2009
BURBANK -- A bid to impose a curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank just didn't fly with federal officials.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday that it has rejected a request to ban nighttime flights at the airport.
| Apr 13, 2005
John Leahy, the longtime sales chief of Airbus SAS, was gliding through Los Angeles in a limousine, on the way to a morning sales call, when his cell phone rang with an urgent call from Manila.
Leahy flipped open his phone and said a curt hello. Then...