- Mercedes-Benz helps accelerate patients' rehabilitation Updated: Oct-03-15 3:32 pm
NORTHPORT, Alabama - For the last 18 years, a Honda Accord, salvaged from a wreck, has been used inside the DCH Rehabilitation Pavilion to help patients practice getting in and out of a car before they are discharged.
- Roswell police offer station as 'safe zone' for online sales Updated: Oct-03-15 3:07 pm
ROSWELL, New Mexico - The Roswell Police Department is offering its headquarters as a safe place for people buying and selling things online to meet.
- Plymouth cheese plant to close, eliminating 300 jobs Updated: Oct-03-15 2:46 pm
PLYMOUTH, Wisconsin - Dairy Farmers of America has announced plans to close a cheese plant in Plymouth, eliminating 300 jobs.
- Santa Fe cigarette maker subject of class-action lawsuit Updated: Oct-03-15 1:08 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Santa Fe company behind American Spirit cigarettes is being targeted in a class-action lawsuit.
- AP analysis: Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge Updated: Oct-03-15 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.
- Subaru incentive deal announced ahead of state board vote Updated: Oct-03-15 11:18 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's business recruitment agency announced nearly $8 million of incentives last month for Subaru's planned major expansion of its Lafayette factory even though it will be months before the agency's board considers approving the deal.
- More California winemakers using less water to grow grapes Updated: Oct-03-15 11:13 am
RUTHERFORD, California - The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water.
- Iowa City's Northside Marketplace gets new development Updated: Oct-03-15 10:45 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Business owners and Downtown District leaders agree that development at the city's Northside Marketplace has built up the area's vibrancy and atmosphere.
- Buckhannon business lets moms to be, babies dress in style Updated: Oct-03-15 9:46 am
BUCKHANNON, West Virginia - Mothers to be and their babies can dress stylishly from clothing at Momselle Maternity Shop and Nana Kay's Baby Nook in Buckhannon.
- Supreme Court won't issue gambling opinion for Bentley Updated: Oct-03-15 9:44 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Supreme Court has refused Gov. Robert Bentley's request to weigh in on whether a lottery would open the door to full-blown casinos in the state.
- Documentary film planned on theme park pioneer from New York Updated: Oct-03-15 7:05 am
TROY, New York - An upstate New York businessman who was considered a pioneer in the amusement park industry is having his story told in a documentary film.
- Sheriff maintains support for gun rights after mass shooting Updated: Oct-02-15 10:21 pm
ROSEBURG, Oregon - This small town in southern Oregon's timber country strongly supports gun rights, and that hasn't changed for the county's top law enforcement officer since a gunman killed nine people at a local community college.
- Why credit bureau Experian has data on T-Mobile customers Updated: Oct-02-15 6:13 pm
NEW YORK - In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian's database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, and why does the credit bureau keep data on a wireless carrier's customers?
- Northeast Nebraska town loses only grocery store Updated: Oct-02-15 5:45 pm
WAKEFIELD, Nebraska - A small city in northeast Nebraska's Dixon County has bid farewell to a grocery store that had been a community staple for nearly a century.
- Judge orders gambling machines returned to VictoryLand Updated: Oct-02-15 5:28 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A judge on Friday ordered Alabama to return seized gambling machines and money to VictoryLand unless the state quickly takes legal action against open bingo casinos in the state.
- Florida court reverses itself on slots Updated: Oct-02-15 5:17 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A far-reaching court ruling that could have opened the door to slot machines at dog and horse tracks across Florida has been reversed.
- Connecticut tobacco farmers look to new markets in Cuba Updated: Oct-02-15 4:58 pm
SOUTH WINDSOR, Connecticut - As public health initiatives cut into sales of cigars and cigarettes, Connecticut tobacco farmers are looking for new markets in Cuba.
- Wal-Mart HQ cuts with 'need to become a more agile company' Updated: Oct-02-15 4:11 pm
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart laid off 450 workers at its headquarters Friday as the world's largest retailer attempts to become more nimble so that it can better compete with the likes of Amazon.com.
- Volvo hopes to invest $1B in South Carolina by 2030 Updated: Oct-02-15 1:01 pm
RIDGEVILLE, South Carolina - Volvo hopes to create 4,000 jobs and invest $1 billion at its Berkeley County automobile plant by 2030.
- VW, Audi offer online check if vehicle has trick software Updated: Oct-02-15 12:02 pm
BERLIN - Volkswagen and its Audi subsidiary said Friday that customers in Germany can now go to their websites to see if their vehicles are among those installed with software that the company says was used to manipulate U.S. emissions testing.
- In Tech: Music for kids, Facebook video profiles and more Updated: Oct-02-15 11:05 am
Parents of small kids are getting more love from music services.
- Plea deal for embezzling suspect nabbed on Appalachian Trial Updated: Oct-02-15 10:18 am
CINCINNATI - A federal court filing shows that a plea deal has been reached in the case of an accountant arrested along the Appalachian Trail six years after he was accused of embezzling $8.7 million from his Cincinnati-based employer.
- Blue Bell plans to restart Texas ice cream plant in months Updated: Oct-02-15 9:01 am
BRENHAM, Texas - Blue Bell plans to restart its main Texas ice cream-making plant in a few months as sales expand following listeria contamination and cleanup.
- Chick-fil-A opening NYC outpost in national push Updated: Oct-02-15 8:56 am
NEW YORK - Chick-fil-A will open an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.
- US regulator missed its best chance to catch VW cheating Updated: Oct-02-15 8:19 am
CHICAGO - More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent laboratory to catch Volkswagen's elaborate cheating on car emissions tests. But EPA used the technology primarily to test trucks rather than passenger cars because such heavy equipment was a much bigger polluter.