Brookstone President and CEO Speltz resigns

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

James Speltz, the president and CEO of gadget retailer Brookstone, has resigned.

US stocks turn higher at midday

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains.

Proposed Texas site for Tesla factory falls short

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Officials with Tesla Motors visited Williamson County at least eight times over six months as they sought a site for the company's $5 billion battery factory, going as far as hiring an Austin lawyer to negotiate in a series of meetings with local and state officials.

Dozens of railcars derail from train in Arizona

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Crews are cleaning up after 39 railroad cars carrying empty freight containers derailed from a Union Pacific freight train in southern Arizona amid rain.

GM to add 750 workers to build small pickup trucks

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.

Ikea recalls swing because of breakage risk

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Ikea is recalling its Gunggung fabric swing because the suspension fitting that attaches the swing to its steel hooks could break, causing a fall that could injure a child.

Colorado Editorial Roundup

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:

Jury gives woman $15.8M in construction zone crash

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

A Connecticut construction company should pay a western Pennsylvania woman $15.8 million for injuries she suffered in a work zone crash a day before her daughter's wedding five years ago, a western Pennsylvania jury ruled.

Northeast Utilities, Spectra to expand pipeline

|Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Northeast Utilities and Spectra Energy Corp. have announced plans to expand natural gas access to New England and end bottlenecks that have driven up prices when demand spikes in the winter.

Natural gas company seeks federal OK for pipeline

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Kinder Morgan has begun the process of seeking federal approvals for a natural gas pipeline project through northern Massachusetts that has already garnered significant local opposition.