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  • Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims

    Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths. In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
  • Manager and analyst at Broward crime lab resign

    The manager and a technical analyst have resigned from the Broward sheriff's crime lab, where an internal affairs investigation into a chemist's work and allegations of missing drugs at the facility has been underway since January. Dr. James Ongley, 62,...
  • Repeat teen burglars vex Fort Lauderdale

    Repeat teen burglars vex Fort Lauderdale
    With a juvenile justice system that emphasizes rehabilitation over incarceration, residents of some Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods are tired of seeing the same teens break into homes again and again with little to fear if they are caught. "In the '80s or...
  • Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case

    Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case
    Toyota Motor Co. and the Justice Department have agreed on a $1.2-billion settlement to close a criminal probe into whether the automaker handled cases of sudden acceleration properly, according to media reports. The settlement -- which could be...
  • Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes

    Florida tests high-tech devices to prevent wrong-way crashes
    The state is moving forward with a high-tech plan to prevent wrong-way crashes on portions of Florida's Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway. Solar-powered, flashing signs that warn wrong-way drivers and also alert authorities to their presence will...
  • GM expands recall, suspends two engineers, takes $1.3-billion charge

    General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave. The company also said it will...
  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis

    GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis
    Beset by criticism that it did not move quickly enough to fix an ignition switch problem linked to 12 fatal crashes, General Motors on Tuesday named a vehicle safety chief charged with identifying and resolving product safety issues. Jeff Boyer, who has...
  • State senators vote to raise speed limits

    State senators vote to raise speed limits
    State senators on Thursday accelerated toward increasing speed limits up to 75 mph on some Florida interstates. Sixteen other states have raised speed limits beyond 70 mph, but Florida would join Maine as the only state east of the Mississippi River...
  • New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe

    New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe
    It's one of the most ambitious and complicated construction projects the city of Sanford has undertaken. And when it's finished, a new recreational trail over the choppy waters of Lake Monroe promises to become a popular draw for lovers of the outdoors....
  • Lawmakers conclude nuts and bolts of water-wrestling

    Lawmakers conclude nuts and bolts of water-wrestling
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers completed their wrench-work on a $75 billion budget which boosts spending on classrooms and steers $171 million into trying to clean up pollution-wrecked waterways. House and Senate budget-writers had been wrangling...