| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The chief of the struggling U.S. Postal Service received $384,229 in compensation last year -- and at least one lawmaker thinks he should take a paycut.
Sen. Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, decried top U.S. Postal Service salaries in a letter this week...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
A Waldorf man almost waited too long but has finally claimed his $200,000 Powerball winnings more than five months after buying the lucky ticket, the Maryland lottery reported Monday.
Michael Halmon, a 49-year-old father of six who drives a United Parcel...
| Aug 22, 2008
Swelling airline fees are wiping out traveling surfers' hopes of catching the next big wave.
Some airlines are now charging surfers as much as $300 to take along a surfboard. That's significantly higher than the $15 fee that big carriers began charging...
| Dec 14, 2008
Ron Carey, a former president of the Teamsters who pledged to rid the union of mob corruption but was later forced from leadership in a financial scandal, has died. He was 72.
Carey died Thursday at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens of...
| Jul 20, 2009
Opponents of the main Democratic proposals for healthcare reform warn that consumers would be stopped from getting the care they need when they need it. President Obama's plan is "rationing," one political strategist blogged. It's an unrealistic...
| 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.
| Jun 11, 2008
Los Angeles has some of the most congested streets and highways in the nation, but Gil Cordova, a veteran driver for United Parcel Service, is rarely stuck in traffic.
The country's largest delivery company plans it that way.
The shortest, most...