| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Would a savvy consumer rather pay 40 cents for a light bulb, or $1.75 or $10?
Those are the approximate prices a smart shopper can pay for a traditional incandescent bulb, a swirl-shaped compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) or a newfangled light-emitting diode...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Seven local nonprofits received a total of $114,000 on Thursday from Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center to provide a variety of services for the homeless, developmentally disabled and less-fortunate in the community.
Through the hospital’...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:58 PM
That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study.
The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Demolition of the Spinning Wheel restaurant on Ogden Avenue is slated to begin this fall to make way for a $48 million cancer center to be operated by Adventist Hinsdale and Adventist Lagrange hospitals.
The two-story Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Fargo, N.D. - A team of six quality control and procurement managers from mills in Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam attended the South Asia Contracting for Wheat Value Workshop at Northern Crops Institute (NCI), Fargo, N.D., from September 9-12. The...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Illinois Attorney General’s office has declined to offer an opinion on the constitutionality of the law that Lake County prosecutors used to charge a woman who authorities say “huffed” a computer cleaning product before crashing a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:48 PM
My chocolate Lab is about 15 pounds overweight. We've tried low-calorie foods and cutting back, but he's hungry and not losing weight. I've heard I can try supplementing with pumpkin or green beans, but what are the best ways to help my boy lose weight?...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Orange County Crime Lab produced inaccurate blood alcohol test results in 2,200 driving-under-the-influence cases filed by prosecutors this year — mistakes that could affect outcomes in dozens of cases.
Prosecutors in recent days sent...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you find yourself in a hospital for more than a few hours, make sure you find out if you have been admitted for inpatient care or if you are merely considered an outpatient under what is called "observation care."
If you haven't been admitted to the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Lagunatics, the annual "roast of the coast" revue that skewers current issues in and around Laguna Beach, has been done in for 2013 by a bit of scenery it didn't expect.
Co-director Bree Burgess Rosen announced in a release Friday evening that the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Question: I received notice for a homeowners association hearing, stating my 19-year-old son was cited for smoking marijuana in the association's parking lot with some other young people. No police were involved or called by security or management. My son...