| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Lexus has its own shiny, intelligent vehicle in the growing fleet of self-driving cars being developed by the likes of Google, Audi and others. Just don’t expect it to go on sale any time soon.
The automaker’s Advanced Active Safety Research...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An empty oil tanker caused minor damage Monday when it struck a tower in the middle of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while navigating beneath the hulking span, officials said.
The 752-foot Overseas Reymar rammed the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The replacement of all of Baltimore's speed cameras and the police department's decision to beef up the review process for the tickets they generate are welcome signs that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is taking seriously the need to...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:08 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are considering changes to the state's foreclosure law, including a measure that would significantly shorten the period homeowners have to sell or save their foreclosed property.
| May 29, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Three Marine leaders have been relieved of their duties following the March training accident that killed a 21-year-old graduate of Severna Park High School and six other Marines, officials said Wednesday.
Lance Cpl. William Taylor Wild IV of Severna...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:13 PM
PIERRE — When the state Department of Legislative Audit finished examining his department for 2012, Revenue Secretary Andy Gerlach knew he needed changes.
The audit uncovered mistakes involving millions of dollars in banking taxes....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Starting in late March, teen drivers with a probationary license will no longer be able talk on a cellphone while driving.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed "Kelsey's Law" Tuesday making it a civil infraction for teens to be talking on the phone behind the wheel...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Obituaries are likely the most important things published daily by newspapers.
They are the history of our community, the stories of those who served quietly and lived full lives outside the public eye.
For many people, the only time their name...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- The new year began not with a cannonball off the fiscal cliff but with an outbreak of conspiratorial cynicism.
This time it's Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, whose fall and concussion, followed by a blood clot between her brain and...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Once upon a time, people interested in taking a picture used a device known as a camera. Taking pictures was all that this device did. It could never make phone calls. Or play music and video.
The pictures were captured on something called film, which...