| May 22, 2014
| 4:23 PM
I'm an eBay user, and I'm disappointed that I still haven't received official word directly from eBay about the major data breach it announced yesterday. The auction site has posted information on its blog, but still hasn't directly contacted users......
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: This cast iron pot has been passed down in my family for several generations. Oral family history says it was left on a family farm near Stonewall, GA, during the Civil War by Union troops who camped there and departed hastily. I've seen similar pots...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My dad gave me these seven plates and I just keep them boxed. Can you tell me anything about them?
A: Seen in images sent, our reader has plates from a dinnerware set by Taylor Smith and Taylor, an American china manufacturer.
We have no info on...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Broward County continued its march toward dog-and-cat reduction, pushing forward three new pet-related laws aimed at curtailing puppy mill operations, increasing pet registration and getting more pets sterilized.
Addressing the overpopulation of dogs...
| Jun 15, 2014
Illinois has pledged $12 million over 10 years to eBay in exchange for the creation of 360 jobs in downtown Chicago, Gov. Pat Quinn's office said Friday.
EBay last year acquired Braintree, a Chicago payment processor for smartphones and tablets. Now...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Instacart, which offers grocery delivery from multiple stores in one trip, is adding Plum Market to its lineup in Chicago, bringing a wider variety of organic and local foods, wine, beer and spirits to users of the growing service.
| May 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Revlon has discontinued the colors of powdered blush and liquid makeup I have used for years. L'Oreal has discontinued the color of powder eye shadow I use, and Maybelline has discontinued my shade of Superstay 24 Color lip color....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
An egg was thrown at a vehicle in the 4500 block of Barr Creek Lane between 10 p.m. June 17 and 4 a.m. June 18.
A ring was stolen from a woman in the 700 block of Raymond Drive between 10 p.m. June...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:24 AM
High-tech creation myths are expected to start with a garage. Amazon, impatient with ordinary from the outset, began with a road trip. In the summer of 1994 Jeff Bezos quit his job on Wall Street, flew to Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife MacKenzie and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Zach Pollack hopes to add to Silver Lake's already burgeoning restaurant scene with Thursday's opening of his first solo restaurant, Alimento.
Pollack’s style is regional Italian with a twist. In past projects, Pollack formed his menus by...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:20 PM
While the adult world rallies to regulate sales of e-cigarettes to minors and use of the devices among them, local teens say the devices are commonly used by peers, either at home or in parties, and that it's not unusual to hear of middle school...