| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There's finally a date for the iPhone 6 announcement: Sept. 9
According to influential tech blog Re/Code, Apple will formally unveil its latest smartphone next month.
The device is expected to feature a 4.7-inch screen, larger than any iPhone before...
| Aug 6, 2014
Roger Brooks travels 350 days per year and spends most of them trying to create a place where you want to be. Brooks, 61, a tourism consultant, has worked with more than 1,000 destinations in 45 states and places abroad since the early 1980s. This is an...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Walmart has launched a new "Savings Catcher" mobile application and website that purports to do the work of price matching for you.
To use it, shoppers should enter their receipt number within 7 days of purchase. The application will compare their...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Is the seemingly never-ending global patent war between rivals Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. finally coming to an end?
In a hopeful sign that they have finally realized the futility of years of patent litigation, the two companies have released...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The annual giant toy box for bicyclists — the Interbike trade show, crammed with bicycles, gadgets, clothing and components from kid's trikes to racing bikes with five-figure price tags — is on at the convention center at Mandalay Bay in Las...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans.
The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The following items were taken from Oak Park police reports:
A 21-year-old Glen Ellyn man was charged with child abduction after he grabbed a 15-year-old Oak Park girl on the 400 block of Madison Street at 8:52 p.m. July 29 and tried to pull her into...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
A new mobile app to help people find free tap water has been launched by askHRgreen.org, a public awareness campaign of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.
Available for free for iPhone and Android devices, the application is part of an...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:48 PM
“Underwater” borrowers who missed out last year on a state program that reduces mortgage balances will get another chance. As of 9 a.m. May 15, the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction Program reopened the application process at...