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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:26 PM EST

Tech Troubles Dent Car, Truck Reliability: JD Power

Tech Troubles Dent Car, Truck Reliability: JD Power

Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners. Lexus and Porsche tied for the top...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:43 AM EST

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive. The recall covers the Mazda 2 subcompact from the 2011 model year and...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 02:10 PM EST

Ford Investing $1B in Artificial Intelligence Company

Ford Investing $1B in Artificial Intelligence Company

Ford Motor Company is investing $1 billion during the next five years in an artificial intelligence company to develop a virtual driver system for its autonomous vehicle expected to launch in 2021. Ford also...

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:44 AM EST

Drivers See Higher Premiums After Not-at-Fault Crashes

Drivers See Higher Premiums After Not-at-Fault Crashes

Most drivers don't expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn't their fault. But a consumer group says it happens, and it's a problem. The Washington-based Consumer...

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 03:22 PM EST

Expanded Push for Self-Driving Cars in Boston?

Expanded Push for Self-Driving Cars in Boston?

Less than a month after a Cambridge start-up began testing self-driving cars in Boston, lobbyists are working on autonomous vehicle legislation to expand where you’ll see these cars in and around the city,...

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NFL Player Testifies About Partying With Aaron Hernandez
NFL Player Testifies About Partying With Aaron Hernandez

Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson testified Monday about partying and visiting strip clubs with former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez back in 2013.

Boston Hospital IDs 2 Doctors Killed in Avalanche
Boston Hospital IDs 2 Doctors Killed in Avalanche

Officials at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified two of its doctors killed in an avalanche in Canada earlier this month.

Funeral Held for Mass. State Police Trooper
Funeral Held for Mass. State Police Trooper

Friends and families will say goodbye Monday to a Massachusetts state police trooper who suddenly collapsed while off-duty on physical training last week.

New England Aquarium Crews Rescue Stranded Dolphin
New England Aquarium Crews Rescue Stranded Dolphin

Crews with the New England Aquarium rescued a dolphin after it stranded itself in a Massachusetts marsh along a canal.

Sessions: 'Sanctuary Cities' Are Risking Federal Money
Sessions: 'Sanctuary Cities' Are Risking Federal Money

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after grant money that has already been awarded if they don't comply. Sessions said the Justice Department would require cities seeking some of $4.1 billion available in grant money to verify that they are in compliance with a section of federal law that allows information sharing with immigration officials.

Woman Arrested After Threatening to Defecate on Cop
Woman Arrested After Threatening to Defecate on Cop

A Manchester, New Hampshire, woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly threatened to defecate on a police officer trying to arrest her early Monday morning.