| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For many Egyptians, Thursday marked the start of a searing anniversary.
At least three people were killed and more than 100 arrested in confrontations between protesters and Egyptian security forces on the first anniversary of the bloody dispersal of...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:11 AM
We like to think of the 1960s and early '70s as the glory days of the muscle car, but today marks a new golden age for American muscle.
Modern muscle cars are pushing the performance envelope ever outward, and two new cars in particular can achieve...
| Aug 5, 2014
Growing up around Mario Andretti and his family, Nazareth resident and Notre Dame-Green Pond High School graduate Corey Lewis always has dreamed about winning a race in a pro series.
Lewis' dream became a reality on July 25, when he won at the...
| Jun 17, 2014
Letty Ortiz would disapprove. The "Fast & Furious" character, a headstrong mechanic played by Michelle Rodriguez, is a rare example among women. A new survey by auto-insurance comparison site Insurance.com found a large portion of women lack experience in...
| Aug 7, 2014
It's perfectly common for automakers to provide quarter-mile acceleration numbers on their hopped-up performance cars. It's rare, however, when one provides times for street tires in addition to what the car should run with sticky purpose-built drag...
| Jul 28, 2014
To test our sub-$30,000 speedsters, we put them through an even more rigorous set of tests than we usually use in our Challenges: We spent one day at the Byron, Ill., Dragway to get zero-to-60-mph times and quarter-mile times and......
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Your wedding cake is supposed to be the cake that trumps all other cakes. The one that would hog all the attention in a bakery case and the cake you'll measure against all other cakes after. So what happens when it ends up being a disaster? You try to...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Most drivers know that underinflated tires are a safety hazard. But many don’t recognize the dashboard warning light that signals a problem with a tire.
A national survey by Schrader International, considered the inventor of the pneumatic tire...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set.
So they decided to rent instead.
The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:56 AM
The winter travel season is again upon us, and much of the country has experienced freezing rain, sleet, ice and snow for the holidays. That is, of course, when a majority of travelers hit the interstates in their cars — many of which may possess an...