| Oct 8, 2014
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......
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...