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  • Dash Cams Hold Benefits Despite Absence of Insurance Incentives

     
    By Ali Oswald Dash cams may not be as popular in the U.S. as in Russia, where footage from them has produced many popular YouTube videos, but they do have a number of practical benefits for drivers. Related: Most Backup......
  • Sugarloaf Mountain: Video of how to cycle our biggest hill

    Sugarloaf Mountain: Video of how to cycle our biggest hill
    We gathered recently at the bottom of Sugarloaf Mountain in Lake County, a bucket list ride for many cyclists in Florida.  Yes, it is a bit grand to call it a mountain, but as Tracy Draper, director of the Mount Dora Bicycle Festival, said that rainy...
  • Two men, boy charged after attempted car burglary in Palm Beach

    Two men, boy charged after attempted car burglary in Palm Beach
    It was just before 3 a.m. Tuesday in the town of Palm Beach and three thieves were up to no good on South Ocean Boulevard, police say. One of them opened the door of a parked car, only to find that a man was sitting in it. "Yo!" the car occupant yelled....
  • Blotter: Samurai swords stolen from residence in Oak Park

    Blotter: Samurai swords stolen from residence in Oak Park
    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...
  • Blotter: Polishing kit found in man's pants in Palatine

    Blotter: Polishing kit found in man's pants in Palatine
    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...
  • Handy action cam

    Handy action cam
    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,...
  • Swatch prefers go-it-alone route for smartwatch plans

    Swatch prefers go-it-alone route for smartwatch plans
    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...
  • Geocaching is a blast, according to audience

    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...
  • Garmin vivofit fitness band review: Thumbs up

    Garmin vivofit fitness band review: Thumbs up
    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...
  • Boy on bike gets hit in face, has phone stolen in Oak Park

    Boy on bike gets hit in face, has phone stolen in Oak Park
    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...
  • 21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park

    21-year-old charged with child abduction in Oak Park
    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...