| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Land Rover has come to the Los Angeles Auto Show with a vehicle likely to do well here — a “versatile premium compact SUV” dubbed the Discovery Sport.
Designed to be the first in a series of Discovery vehicles, the Sport seats seven...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 18 recipients including Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and Chicago's Abner Mikva.
Mikva, 88, a former Democratic congressman and federal...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Heather Harris' commentary, "Media message unfair to missing child" (Nov. 20), misreads the message sent by the police and the media in the recent case of the abducted Baltimore County girl. She suggests that the "noise" created leads people to think that...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Holly Riefke's two small children still write letters to Santa Claus. Or rather, they print their names on letters Riefke has written on their behalf, and together they drop them into a festive red Macy's mailbox designated for North Pole correspondence....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Did you like Manchester Orchestra's latest album? Don't get used to it. Every time the Atlanta indie-rock quintet finishes recording, it charges in the opposite direction. Thus 2011's "Simple Math" is full of elaborate orchestral arrangements, last year's...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Las dos primeras generaciones del GS se vendieron en Japón con el nombre Toyota Aristo, ya que la marca Lexus se inauguró en ese país recién en 2005.
Con el lanzamiento mundial en expansión de la marca en los principales mercados mundiales, sus...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Use our picks to shop for all the geeks on your list.
LP TO MP3. Convert your LP records to digital form with the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB turntable (about $250 online). Its direct-drive, three-speed motor (it even plays 78s) and magnetic cartridge...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:44 PM
A hearing test given to Pennsylvania 11th graders every year may be failing to identify most of those with hearing loss, according to a study led by Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Part of the reason, the authors say, is that the test does...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The following items were taken from Downers Grove police reports:
A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested Oct. 7 for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop.
A 42-year-old Berwyn woman was arrested Oct. 6 for stealing perfume from Ulta on...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:14 PM
When Tim Cook took to the stage to announce the "next chapter in Apple's story," he could have been talking about himself.
Since he succeeded the late Steve Jobs as chief executive three years ago, tech fans, analysts and Wall Street have waited for the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
A person received a phone call from someone who claimed to be an IRS agent, but realized it was a scam and did not give out money or information.
Piles of dirt containing sod, drain tile...