| May 7, 2014
| 6:17 PM
One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:14 AM
With California’s gas tax unable to keep up with road maintenance needs, one state lawmaker has proposed a study to determine the feasibility of instead taxing motorists based on the number of miles they drive.
A combination of inflation, cars...
| May 17, 2014
When Janet and Bob Aronne of Rocky Hill asked Capital One Venture about their credit card's car-rental insurance coverage before a trip in February to St. Maarten, they say the response left no room for misunderstanding.
To paraphrase: "We've got you...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Wary of looters and anxious to get back home, the displaced residents of the war-battered Old City have been filing back into their bombed-out neighborhoods.
They push baby strollers and drag suitcases to be used in an epic salvage operation. At times,...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Not that many years ago, if you drove east toward downtown Los Angeles on Sunset Boulevard, you came to BBQ King at Figueroa Street. It looked more like an auto repair shop than a restaurant, and the food wasn't the best I've ever had. But the joint had...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.1 million model-year 2004-08 Chevrolet Malibu and model-year 2005-08 Pontiac G6 vehicles equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions. This is an expansion of an earlier recall of the 2007-08 Saturn Aura. The...
| May 3, 2014
Connecticut residents somehow survive winter's nuisance with a comforting combination of complaints about its length, severity and wind-chill factors.
If only asphalt and vehicles could talk.
Last April, Paula Zeiner's daughter left a Hartford...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Only a few hundred students are expected to initially enroll in South Florida universities as a result of new legislation aiding undocumented immigrants with tuition breaks, but for them it's a major milestone.
"It's an incredible feeling," said Brayan...
| Mar 25, 2014
Budget wants Guilhem Ibos to pay $3,000 for damage to his rental car. But wait! Is that Ibos' rental car in the photo? No, it isn't.
Q: I recently rented a car from Budget in Nashville and returned it to New Orleans. It was in perfect shape when I...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
With its first project set to begin in March after months of delays, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago Infrastructure Trust turned its attention Monday to two possibilities for its second effort: energy efficient street lights or new city vehicles...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kathy Najimy was born in San Diego, Calif., on this day in 1957. This birthday gal has appeared in recurring roles on "The Big C," "Make it or Break It" and "Numb3rs," although she may be better known for co-starring as Olive Massery...