| Jun 20, 2014
Step on the gas pedal in Pip Brant's interactive sculpture "Flying Carpet," and the whole thing vibrates likes a coin-operated bed in a seedy motel. The pedal is wired to a motor that rumbles underneath the frayed area rug, which is embroidered with a map...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Jun 9, 2013
When Chinese President Xi Jinping talked with President Barack Obama this weekend, it brought back memories of last fall's presidential campaign.
Remember the contentious prime-time debates? The endless attack ads? What I remember, as a voice for U.S....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The all-American appeal of crushing a car with a giant truck may transcend language, but Monster Jam isn’t taking any chances. Say hola to El Diablo.
If not everyone got the memo about how an appeal to the emergent U.S. Hispanic demographic...
| 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...
| 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
NAPA Auto Parts is leaving Michael Waltrip Racing after the team's attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR's version of the playoffs.
Truex's primary sponsor was in the first year of a three-year extension announced last...
| 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...