| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Baltimore Police Officer Teresa Rigby was handling the most routine call on one of the city's most treacherous roads.
Just three years out of the academy, the officer was watching a tow truck driver hook up a disabled car on the northbound Jones Falls...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:42 AM
That spare tire in your trunk may be going the way of the typewriter and transistor radio.
Automakers are selling more cars without an extra wheel to trim weight, boost gas mileage and shave a few bucks off their costs.
What happens if you get a flat?...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:41 AM
You've done your research. You've test-driven the vehicles you're considering. You think you're a well-informed consumer, right?
Well, there are things automakers necessarily aren't telling you, including doing away with a spare tire. But it's not...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Some car manufacturers are dumping the spare tire to help their models lose weight and boost their gas mileage, according to this Los Angeles Times story.
The choice to equip cars with flat-fix kits or run-flat tires also lowers the manufacturer's...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:14 PM
GLENDALE — An 18-year-old Glendale motorist was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly ran over a 6-year-old autistic boy’s foot and fled when witnesses tried to stop her, police said.
Alina Davtian-Taghiabad was taken into custody on suspicion...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
| Aug 23, 2011
| 11:15 AM
In the redesigned 2012 Camry lineup, the Camry Hybrid steals the show.
Toyota expects the gas-electric car to get 40 or 41 mpg in the EPA's combined city/highway cycle, depending on trim level (LE and XLE are offered). That's for a sedan that drives like...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:45 PM
| Sep 4, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Helio Castroneves had just climbed out of a cracked-up car, but it was hard to tell by looking at him.
"It isn't very often that it happens," said Castroneves, standing in front of a dozen or more crew members working to switch out his damaged car for...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Imagine knowing that when your father leaves your home, he goes back to his "real" home, where his wife and his other daughter live. Meanwhile you know full well that you are the "secret" daughter of a married man.
Sound messy? It certainly is.
| Sep 15, 2011
Poke around a little into the biographies of history's well-known names and you'll find a few who had siblings whose own successes were inevitably overshadowed.
The Wright brothers had a younger sister who promoted their careers. Joe DiMaggio had a...