| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Last year was filled with great travels, which also presented opportunities for money errors — mistakes I had never made before and hope never to again. Herewith, the "If I Only Had a Brain" award winners of 2013:
—Buying a gray market...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Has it really been close to three years since Charlie Sheen melted down and was fired from "Two and a Half Men"?
You'd never know, judging by the attention he still pays to the show and to his replacement, Ashton Kutcher.
Sheen Twitter-bashed Kutcher...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 28-year-old Chicago man was charged with retail theft after an incident at Deals on the 6400 block of North Avenue at 1:07 p.m. Jan. 6.
A 25-year-old Oak Park man was charged with the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Psychedelic. Spooky. Hairy. Gorgeous.
The winners of the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition have just been announced, and they are awesome.
You can see the top 10 winning images in the gallery above.
Taking first place is the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Larry Marano can often be found in the front row of every major South Florida concert with his Nikon in hand capturing timeless photographs of everyone from Kesha to Kiss. The Parkland resident began shooting concerts in 1975 purely for fun while living...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
What's your dog really saying when it wags its tail? According to Italian researchers, dogs not only communicate happiness with a wag, but they also convey anxiety and potential danger.
In a study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology,...
| Dec 12, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•Approximately $5,000 worth of quarters was reported stolen between 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and 11 a.m. Dec. 4 from 104 coin-operated washers and dryers in residential buildings in the 1100...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Chart-topping singer P!nk has been chosen Billboard magazine’s Woman of the Year, and she not only gave a shout-out to her Bucks County hometown in her speech, but, when asked to name the worst city to perform in, chose Philadelphia.......
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:00 PM
On a drive up the California coast Sunday, Amparo Rios shot a photo of this vintage camper stopped next to the beach along Highway 1 in Ventura.
When they have the chance, she and her husband take little getaways for much-needed walks along one of the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:02 AM
It was a fun surprise when I received an email from Lomography asking me if I would like to borrow a prototype of their yet-to-be-released Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens, which is designed to work with Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras. I was excited...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
A judge set bail at $400,000 today for a man accused of carjacking an off-duty Chicago police sergeant on Sept. 6 in the South Shore neighborhood.
Christopher D. Jones, 19, of the 1300 block of East 69th Street, was charged with vehicular hijacking,...