| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HAMPTON — When Langley Speedway opens its 63rd season Saturday, all eyes will be on the track. Literally.
There is $250,000 worth of new black asphalt covering Langley's 4/10ths-of-a-mile oval, and the effect on racing is expected to be huge....
| Apr 9, 2013
It might have been all the March Madness that did it. Or maybe whatever's ailing unhinged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is spreading.
But one thing is abundantly clear: President Barack Obama has gone bonkers. And not just regular bonkers — he...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Michael Alan Morrison, 21, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault.
Phallen Jai Price, 25, and Phillip Hampton, 25, both of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, were charged Friday with scheming to commit...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Police say a series of tire slashings on luxury cars and SUVs early Saturday in Northwest Glendale was a "random act" of vandalism.
In some cases, all four tires were slashed on the high-end cars, most of which were parked in home driveways and on the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel set a Formula One single-season record with his eighth consecutive victory, winning the U.S. Grand Prix with yet another dominating drive.
Starting from the pole position, Vettel got through the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The tires on Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Ford Mustang are shrieking as he jerks his car sideways at nearly 90 mph on this serpentine race track in Long Beach.
Walls are closing in on either side, leaving no room for mistakes.
As the next turn nears, Gittin...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Kevin Harvick sped away on fresh tires to win Sunday night’s Toyota Owners 400
in a green-white-checkered-flag finish at Richmond International Raceway, leaving
a group of drivers with widely divergent emotions in his wake.
Harvick beat Clint...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Sometime in coming weeks, in one of the grand spectacles in all of nature, an insect called the periodical cicada will appear by the millions in much of central Connecticut after spending the past 17 years underground.
"It is amazing to see millions and...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:55 AM
A 36-year-old woman buying food from a street vendor on Kedzie Avenue was one of two people shot Saturday night.
She sustained a wound to the arm about 10:35 p.m. just north of the intersection with 60th Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police...
| May 11, 2013
It was a long winter. Shorter days, cooler weather and pavement potholes may have taken their toll on you — and an even bigger toll on your car. As flowers bloom and trees grow, it's a good time to give your car a spring cleaning and thorough...