| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The Toys R Us store on La Cienega and Santa Monica Boulevard is likely to be swarmed by screenwriters and producers this week, given the $69-million opening of “The Lego Movie” over the weekend. If Legos can kill at the box office, they will...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A well-intentioned uncle sent your eight-year-old a Toys R Us gift card for Christmas. But rather than Transformers or Legos, your youngster really wants a nice leather basketball from his favorite sporting goods store.
Call this an opportunity to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports:
A 29-year-old Oak Lawn man was charged with disorderly conduct, and a 28-year-old Chicago man was charged with battery following an altercation at a restaurant at the Orland Square Mall...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Sure, piles of new games are being unveiled at the E3 video game show in Los Angeles -- “Call of Duty” (“Advanced Warfare”), “Grand Theft Auto” (“5”) and “Lara Croft” (“Rise of the Tomb...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old Worth man was charged with DUI, speeding, improper lane use and improper lane change during a Jan. 11 traffic stop on the 8800 block of 143rd Street for driving 72 mph...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few.
But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Editor's note: Jonathan Sullivan is a smart shopper living in Seattle who shares his tips related to frugal spending, budgeting, and money management.
If you're like many shoppers getting ready for gift-giving season, you scored some good deals on Black...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.
Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...
| Jan 27, 2014
State Rep. Dan McNeill, D-Lehigh, has announced he is seeking re-election to a second term. McNeill, 66, a former union leader and Whitehall Township commissioner, said he plans to officially hold a re-election event at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at......
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Bargain-hungry shoppers may have to eat a turkey sandwich in line while waiting to score hot deals on Thanksgiving day.
Sawgrass Mills, BrandsMart U.S.A. and Walmart announced Tuesday that their stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, continuing...