| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:32 AM
James L. Akers Jr., a retired financial analyst and businessman who collected and restored vintage arcade machines, died Wednesday of kidney cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 73.
The son of a dentist and a homemaker, James Lee Akers Jr. was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Chicago police discovered remnants of several stolen semi trailers while executing a search warrant today at an Englewood scrap yard, authorities said.
Investigators from the auto theft unit found about half a dozen trailers in pieces while searching...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In an acquisition that will make it the largest auto parts seller in North America, Advance Auto Parts said Wednesday that it would pay $2 billion to buy General Parts International Inc., which owns the Carquest brand.
Advance Auto Parts , based in...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:06 PM
A half-million dollars worth of chocolate, liquor, auto parts and concrete garden fountains don’t just fall off a truck.
But this morning about 9:45 a.m., Chicago police and other investigators served a warrant at a Brighton Park neighborhood...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Santa Ana’s longtime mayor is under investigation for his relationship with an auto parts business owner, to whom the mayor sold a piece of downtown property and then voted in favor of giving an exclusive city contract.
As part of his real...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Santa Ana's longtime mayor is under investigation for his relationship with an auto parts business owner, to whom the mayor sold a piece of downtown property and then voted in favor of giving the auto parts store an exclusive city contract.
As part of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The mayor of Santa Ana’s vote in favor of offering a local business an exclusive city contract after swapping a piece of property with the owner is troubling, said a UC San Diego professor.
"It does raise the question about whether there was a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If you don't enjoy seeing all the trash on the side of Gloucester roads as you're driving around, now is your opportunity to do something about it.
The 4th annual Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday and is open to individuals, groups,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Two men with guns robbed an auto parts shop in Rosedale on Friday, according to Baltimore County police.
The men, who police said were wearing dark clothes and masks, entered Advanced Auto in the 6200 block of Kenwood Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. and...