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  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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,...
  • Senators attack culture of GM

    For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation. GM need only have spent an...
  • Brake problems spur big Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recall

    Brake problems spur big Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recall
    Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes. It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...
  • Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims

    Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths. In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
  • 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...
  • GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls

    GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls
    Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships. The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
  • Man rescued from roof of burning Aurora building

    Man rescued from roof of burning Aurora building
    Firefighters rescued a man from the roof of a burning building in Aurora this evening, officials said. The fire erupted at a building in the 600 block of High Street, said city spokesman Dan Ferrelli. When fire crews got there they found a man on...
  • GM recalls 1.5 million more vehicles, sets aside $750 million

    As General Motors Co. heads into congressional hearings examining its failure to fix a deadly safety defect, the automaker has moved swiftly to burnish its safety credentials by recalling millions of vehicles. GM said Monday that it will set aside...