| Jan 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 10-year-old Oak Park girl said a man in a black, four-door car called out to her and offered her candy at 3 p.m. Jan. 21 outside Irving School on the 1100 block of South Cuyler Avenue. She...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Building a Lego creation is now as easy as opening your Web browser.
Google and the Danish toy company have teamed up to create Build With Chrome, a website users can visit using the Chrome Web browser to build Lego models. The site can be accessed...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot. So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather … It’s all good.
The funky and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Video of the year
Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz — “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Over the last couple of weeks, a tiny monochromatic skyline has been growing in my kitchen.
Since opening Lego’s new “Architecture Studio,” my two daughters (who are 9 and 4) and I have been putting together, dismantling and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:16 PM
At last, after 4 1/2 seasons, AMC's "Breaking Bad" has become a true cultural phenomenon, just in time for its final eight episodes.
But just because fans will have only two more months in which to celebrate the scheming and plotting of meth maestro...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Some of the "Star Wars" characters are materializing in Warner Bros.' "The Lego Movie" in February -- nearly two years before they return in the seventh "Star Wars" film.
The move is likely to be scrutinized by the fan bases for both properties. It's not...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Rosamund Pike is set to voice Lady Penelope in the re-invention of the popular kids TV series "Thunderbirds Are Go!"
Pike, who will also star in David Fincher's adaptation of bestselling tome "Gone Girl," will join a slew of thesps cast in the iconic...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Fox is getting into business with Will Forte, as the net acquires the "Saturday Night Live" alum's comedy "The Last Man On Earth" with a pilot production commitment.
Project, from Phil Lord and Chris Miller's Lord Miller banner at 20th Century Fox TV,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Video game sales fell to $443 milllion in July, representing a drop of 19% from the same time a year earlier, according to a newly released report from researcher the NPD Group.
Hardware sales declined a more precipitous 34% to $99 million in July, from...