| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A well-known YouTube personality will not face a marijuana charge after a so-called swatting brought police to his house, the Will County state’s attorney's office said Thursday.
Alexander Wachs, who produces video game-themed content under the...
| Oct 16, 2014
Some of the most creative and innovative work in the video game industry is coming from independent developers working alone […]...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The whitewash of Ray Rice’s very existence continued Tuesday morning with news that the next Madden 15 video game update from EA Sports would wipe the former Ravens running back from the game.
Rice was cut by the team and suspended indefinitely by...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
For anyone who may think the action in Keanu Reeves' "John Wick" plays out like a video game, they're in luck: The hit man will become available as a free downloadable character to integrate into "Payday 2."
The free update, available two days before the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The following were taken from police reports.
A 34-year-old Highwood woman was arrested on Nov. 11 in the 500 block of East Townline Road and charged with the retail theft of $27 in groceries.
A 24-year-old Merrillville, Ind., woman was arrested on...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports.
A red and white Yamaha DT 175 motorcycle valued at $2,500 was stolen between 12:01 and 12:09 a.m. June 29 from the front yard of a home on the 900 block of South Humphrey Avenue....
| Oct 15, 2014
Three more Lego-branded movies are coming to the big screen, following the box-office success of this year's “The Lego Movie.” […]...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department.
A 31-year-old Chicago man was arrested Sept. 30 by Chicago police after fingerprints on a door linked him to an Aug. 26 armed robbery at the Circle K Shell gas...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: A computer game rivalry may be the motive behind two “swatting” incidents that recently occurred at a Yorkville home, police said.
Units from several local departments were...
| Oct 14, 2014
Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...