| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
My Garmin vivofit fitness band makes me feel guilty.
Perhaps, to be more precise, I should say I feel guilty when I see the numbers on my wrist, telling me I still have a few hundred steps to meet my daily goal.
There are several fitness bands on...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If you've been to a gym lately, you've probably noticed how popular fitness trackers have become.
I reviewed the Nike FuelBand when it came out and liked it, but I wasn't sure I saw enough there to recommend daily wear.
Lately I've been wearing the...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I cycled my first official Century ride this weekend at the North Florida Bicycle Club's annual Tour de Forts.
That is two years after I attempted my first one, the Gran Fondo NY, a hilly 100-mile-plus ride in New York and New Jersey that ended for me...
| Jul 3, 2014
On the back of Joe Elbaor's 1990 Chevy Silverado is a bumper sticker that reads, "The closer you get, the slower I drive." On the front is a video camera about the size of a cigarette pack.
Elbaor mounts the $300 camera in his passenger compartment to...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:27 AM
These items were taken from police reports:
•A Garmin GPS device valued at $100, a pair of New Balance shoes valued at $100, an iPod valued at $150, a workout bag with clothes valued at $170 and a heart-rate monitor valued at...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A resident in the 900 block of S. President reporting hearing a noise and seeing a man peeking in a window around 9:40 p.m. on April 13.
A man and woman left a restaurant without paying for...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The following items were taken from Palatine police reports:
A laptop valued at $200 and personal items were taken from the back seat of a 2004 Ford vehicle on June 12 or June 13 in the 1500 block of North Oak Street.
A Garmin Nuvi GPS device valued...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
Two men, in their 30s or 40s, and a woman in her 40s stole 11 quarts of engine oil, five cigarette lighters, three bottle of brake fluid, a bottle of gas treatment and a bottle of fuel...