| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:59 AM
BERGERAC, France--Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas won the 19th stage of the Tour de France, a 208.5-kilometer ride from Maubourguet on Friday as Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey.
Garmin-Sharp rider Navardauskas...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Name: Garmin Virb Elite
What it is: HD Action video camera that comes with a rechargeable lithium ion battery and a USB cable. The camera uses a microSD card, not included, up to 64GB. It also comes with a basic mounting device, and it has seven speeds,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Swatch Group is happy to go it alone with a launch next year of watches with "smart" features to compete with so-called wearable gadgets from the big tech companies, a market potentially worth $93 billion.
The world's biggest watchmaker, which sees the...
| 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 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 7, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports.
An Oak Park boy was riding his bicycle north on Lombard Avenue at Division Street at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 1 when someone hit him on the left side of his face and stole his Apple iPhone valued at...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Cary Chadwick and David Colberg are state employees and educators. Colberg is with the the Connecticut Natural History Museum and Chadwick is with UConn's Extension Center and CLEAR, the Center for Land use Education and Research. Their mission is to...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:56 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 43-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested on June 30 at 9:38 a.m. in the 1000 block of Pearlman Drive and charged with fleeing a police officer, passing in a no-passing zone and driving on a revoked...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports.
An Oak Park woman and a Forest Park man were robbed by gunpoint by two men ages 20 to 25 on the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue at 11:28 p.m. July 13. The men took the woman's...