| Jun 7, 2015
| 12:32 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A Garmin GPS valued at $200 and a cell phone charger valued at $50 were stolen from a 2012 black Nissan Altima parked overnight May 31 in the 1100 block of South Pine Avenue.
| Jun 3, 2015
| 8:04 AM
In the three months leading up to the April release of the Apple Watch, the wearables market continued to show strong growth.
The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter this year,...
| May 29, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Two Wilmette juveniles, 14 and 15 years old, were arrested on a burglary to vehicle charge late Thursday after an alert citizen called police about two individuals checking door handles in the Central Street area.
Police were dispatched at about 11:23...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:03 PM
The Lake County State's Attorney's Office was expecting to review a police investigation Monday into whether a Gurnee car dealership employee committed a crime last week as video allegedly recorded him driving a customer's vehicle up to 96 mph while it...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Smarter smart watches, including the Apple Watch, are coming soon. So why buy a fitness band now? If all you want is to set fitness goals, track your workouts (say, calories burned and steps taken) and monitor your sleep patterns, any of these wearables...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:29 PM
Under Armour’s newest Brand House store – opening Friday on Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile” – will be the first to include a fitness tracker “wearables bar.”
The 30,000-square-foot store at 600 North Michigan...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California have unveiled the route of this year's cycling race, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
The eight-stage, 724-mile race will start May 10 in Sacramento and finish in Pasadena on May 17.
The tour will...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:57 AM
The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Skokie Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination.
Jewelry and a...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:33 AM
Car buyers are not just willing to pay for smartphone connectivity and "infotainment" in their vehicle, they expect it as standard equipment. And that's raising the stakes and pressure on automakers to provide systems that will provide smooth hands-free...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:07 PM
After three months of enduring frequent computer crashes and glitches, New Lenox Fire Chief Steve Engledow has "had enough" and is urging the Will County 911 board to "dump" the recently upgraded 911 system by Motorola Solutions.
"It's a terrible...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:07 AM
"Failing to address the drivers of the debt will ultimately undermine the president's other priorities. The focus on promoting investment today will do little good if our massive debt is choking the investments of tomorrow. And the desire to strengthen...