(Northampton, MA) - The head of the automotive program at Smith Vocational School has pleaded not guilty to larceny. Jonathan Yourga allegedly diverted two cars that had been donated to the school. The car theft allegations arose during an investigation into Yourga’s behavior with women. Yourga has stepped down from his job. He’ll be back in court in August. His attorney says Yourga will be exonerated.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."
A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.