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  • Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more

     Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Gun and rifle stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16. Two 21-year-old Chicago...
  • Fire damages Grandma Sally's in Naperville

    Fire damages Grandma Sally's in Naperville
    An early morning fire today caused an estimated $400,000 in damage to Grandma Sally's restaurant in Naperville, but authorities say it does not appear suspicious. An alarm went off in the building in the 400 block of East Ogden Avenue at about 2:15 a.m....
  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete

    Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete
    The completion of the $1 million Skokie Pump Station reconstruction in Winnetka this month is expected to help stem flooding problems in the village, officials said. Located where a ditch on Cook County Forest Preserve property enters the Skokie River,...
  • 2014 L.A. Auto Show to feature record 25 world debuts

    2014 L.A. Auto Show to feature record 25 world debuts
    Attendees of this year’s L.A. Auto Show will have a record number of shiny new vehicles to gawk at, as organizers announced Thursday that nearly 60 global and North American debuts are planned. Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, General Motors, Hyundai,...
  • British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan

    British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan
    Cooking isn’t rocket science, but maybe designing cookware is. A professor of engineering at Oxford University has designed a new saucepan that he says heats up faster and uses 40% less energy than conventional saucepans. The “Flare Pan&...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts

    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts
    Competes with: Porsche 911, Jaguar F-Type Looks like: It's stunning and resembles a smaller, sleeker version of Alfa's limited-production 8C Competizione Drivetrain: All-aluminum, 237-horsepower, turbocharged 1.75-liter direct-injection four-...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • September birthday? Here's a gift for car owners

    If your birthday falls in the first week of September, happy birthday, and don't renew your car's registration yet. A new law that goes into effect Sept. 1 will reduce rates on renewals, but there's a catch — if you renew before Sept. 1 —...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...