| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012
At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...
| Oct 16, 2013
Welcome to the really, really green 'hood — 20 demonstration houses in Irvine's Great Park. Irvine is the cradle of the designed neighborhood, but not like this. These homes were designed and built to compete in the Department of Energy's Solar...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's back to the drawing board at the Transportation Security Administration now that a 9-year-old boy has figured out how to circumvent the screening process.
On October 3, the troubled youth successfully bypassed TSA security at Minneapolis-St. Paul...
| Nov 8, 2013
Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark World” movie poster.
The poster, released on Nov. 6, features Lego versions of the stars of the upcoming Marvel film in a promotion for...
| Nov 8, 2013
Stroll end to end at IndieCade, a now-annual game festival and conference in Culver City, and there’s as much for the spectator as there is for the player.
Look right, and four people are walking around with robots on their heads, walk left and...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week.
Volvo Trucks Live Tests -- The Epic Split Feat
Volvo's Internet-only series of Live Test commercials have gone viral, with the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The saying, 'it's what's on the inside that counts,' also applies in the world of gaming, apparently.
From the outside, a NES cartridge put up for auction by eBay seller muresan might look like trash -- with a ripped label where someone wrote "Mario"...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A Chicago woman, 28, was stopped at Lake Cook and Wilmot Roads at 3:28 p.m. on Feb. 28 and charged with driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The Thanksgiving deals keep coming, with a big round of stores throwing open their doors at 8 p.m.
Hundreds of shoppers rushed into the Kohl's at Stonewood Center in Downey, quickly nabbing all of the available shopping carts as they took off in their...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Naughty Dog's survival horror title “The Last of Us,” Media Molecule's folkloric “Tearaway” and The Fullbright Company's domestic narrative “Gone […]...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year.
Bargain basement deals normally...