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GM begins payouts

GM Victim Compensation Fund has made its first payment to families of victims who were injured or killed in accidents traced to faulty ignit…

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Ready for winter?

Now is the best time to start winterizing your home.

In this June 25, 2004 photo Sherry Jones, center, is hugged by her her son Landon Jones as authorities search for her younger son, Logan Jones, 13, during heavy rains in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/The Houston Chronicle, Steve Ueckert)

Deaths in storm drains raise safety issue

Such accidents, though rare, are continuing to focus attention on the large flood control pipes and culverts used in cities all over the cou…