| Nov 10, 2014
The latest personal fitness gadgets will help you smash your personal record, break you out of your fitness rut and persuade you to get sweaty.
Garmin Edge 500
This is all the intelligence gathering you need when you cycle. It records your distance,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports:
A front tire was flattened by bricks laying on the road near Smith Road and Camden Drive on Sept. 28.
A 41-year-old from West Chicago was arrested for an in-state warrant and domestic...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 7:13 PM
The following items were taken from Skokie police reports:
An armed robbery was reported at PNC Bank, 5033 Dempster St., around 2:12 p.m. on Oct. 7. A female walked up to a teller and demanded money. She implied that she had a weapon but it was not...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:37 AM
The following items were taken from Arlington Heights police reports:
A gray 2013 Nissan Sentra was scratched on the rear driver's side in the 1100 block of East Algonquin Road on Jan. 1 or Jan. 2.
The plastic cover on the rear right side was cut on a...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:08 PM
In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane
On Dec. 15 a shoplifting report was received from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed a male remove an item from the shelf and conceal it inside his jacket. The male passed all points of sale and was located...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
It's a holiday weekend, you're entertaining relatives from Topeka, Kan., and since no sightseeing trip would be complete without a viewing of the Hollywood sign, you look up directions. But if you're using Google, MapQuest or most GPS systems, you'll be...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Your editorial regarding Google and Garmin GPS systems routing tourists away from the Hollywood sign is remiss, ignoring the basic role of government: public safety. ("Routing people away from the Hollywood sign is the wrong path," Editorial, Nov. 28)...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:59 PM
There are innovations wherever you look at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Anglers will be especially impressed when they check out all the new center console, bay and flats boats at the Broward County Convention Center.
One of the most...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
The following incidents were taken from Palatine police reports:
A security wand detected a 20-piece polishing kit in the front of a man's pants at a hardware store at 790 W. Euclid Ave. on Aug. 20. The store manager searched the man after he set off...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A man about 6-foot-1 and weighing 160 pounds hijacked an Oak Park resident's silver 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix, valued at $4,000, on the 0-100 block of Division Street at 9:27 a.m. Aug. 30. He...