| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Roads could look very different in the year 2020 if Nissan's plans for an autonomous fleet of vehicles becomes a reality. The automaker announced that it hopes to have multiple, commercially-viable autonomous drive vehicles on the road by 2020. Nissan.......
| Sep 3, 2013
It was more than a decade ago that Jack Ezell handed the village of Skokie a check for $250, a bond deposit for a construction job he was starting through his company, Ezell Builders.
He completed the job, but never got the money back.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The head of Baltimore's water system spent 35 days attending conferences in the past year, many of them out of state, records show. The travel has raised concerns among some city officials, who say Water and Wastewater chief Rudy Chow is needed here to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:34 PM
MADRID (AP) — The driver was on the phone with a colleague and apparently looking at a document as his train barreled ahead at 95 mph (153 kph) — almost twice the speed limit. Suddenly, a notorious curve was upon him.
He hit the brakes too...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:37 PM
TAVARES, Fla. (AP) — Equipment malfunction and human error are among the possible causes of a series of explosions that spawned a 20-by-20 foot fireball at a central Florida propane plant and left eight injured, authorities said.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:47 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal and state investigators trying to determine what caused a series of explosions at a central Florida propane plant said Wednesday they've uncovered nothing that indicates a crime was committed.
| May 27, 2013
| 8:39 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, members of the airborne electronic attack squadron VAQ-209 have launched their jets from this air base in Prince George's County for deployments over Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Earlier this month, Navy Cmdr. James King...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn signed three road safety bills into law Monday, including two that aim to make it tougher for some teenage drivers to earn a license.
The first, dubbed "Patricia's Law," would prohibit judges from granting supervision to anyone charged in...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:40 PM
This summer has been a particularly deadly one for teens on Connecticut roads, with three dying in car crashes.
Brothers Robert Swain, 18, of East Hartford, and La'Andrew Evans-Swain, 16, of Manchester died after a BMW driven by another teen crashed...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Jennifer Frankenberg recently learned that she had been approved to receive much-needed health insurance from Anthem Blue Cross.
She also learned that she'd been denied coverage because of preexisting conditions.
All in the same day.
On one level,...
| May 21, 2013
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...