| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:28 PM
In the Jan. 25 column, I concluded that tire experts must be correct in recommending that, if you install two new tires on a front-wheel-drive car while allowing two older tires to remain on the vehicle, the new rubber should go on the rear wheels, the...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2013
Tires carry a wealth of information on their sidewalls; unfortunately, it's all in code. Most of it is of no concern to many owners, but it can be valuable for those who want to know the seasons for which their tires are intended, those who plan to...
| 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....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Justin P. Walters, 30,...
| Mar 12, 2013
A few drawbacks tarnish the turbo 2013 Buick Verano, which is an otherwise refined sedan with sleeper performance if you rev it out.
A year after its introduction, the Buick Verano gained an optional turbocharged four-cylinder from Buick's larger Regal....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Despite its position atop Chevrolet's sedan lineup, the full-size Impala hasn't been much of a flagship for the brand in recent years. Instead, the aging car has become synonymous with rental cars — or precisely the opposite of what a flagship is...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Kasey Kahne won his first career Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway after Brad Keselowski struggled on the final restart.
Tempers flared after the race when Joey Logano leaned inside the car window of former teammate Denny Hamlin to...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Alaska State Troopers have identified the two men who were severely injured when a light aircraft crashed near a Sterling home Thursday afternoon.
A Friday AST dispatch says responders had to extricate 34-year-old pilot Mark Kreuger of Sterling, and 44-...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 11:42 PM
All four tires of a car were slashed in the 100 block of Southwind Drive, according to El Centro police logs.
The incident was reported to authorities around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, but it’s unclear when the incident actually occurred. All four...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:19 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Carl Edwards climbed from his car, stood on the door and landed a backflip near the finish line. He then hopped up on the wall in front of the grandstand, grabbed the checkered flag and waded into the crowd, trading high-fives with...