| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The California man who was sentenced to prison in North Korea last week deliberately sought to get arrested so he could meet another American imprisoned in the country, negotiate for his release and ultimately expose “the ‘human rights...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Twelve high school marching bands took to the field at St. Marie Greenhalgh Sports Complex in Putnam on Sept. 20 for the 15th Annual Clipper Invitational. Bands ranged in size and level of experience, but each school competed under the guidelines and...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department.
A man in his 40s grabbed a gold rope chain valued at $500 from an Oak Park woman's neck at 8:39 a.m. Sept. 24 on the sidewalk of the 1100 block of Ontario Street...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports:
Three 16-year-old boys tried to steal a UPS package containing a Sky Lander children's toy off the front porch of a home on the 200 block of Wesley Avenue at 1:42 p.m. Sept 14. They...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
I'll do almost anything on an airplane to distract myself from the fact that I'm actually on an airplane.
I walk down the gangplank (there must be another word for that entryway, but gangplank sounds just about right to me) carrying between 70 and 80...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The following items were taken from Huntley police reports:
Tools and construction equipment were reported taken from construction sites in the 14100 block of Weber Road on Oct. 20.
A student at Huntley High School reported on Oct. 21 that he left his...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:13 AM
When the Plainfield High School marching band took to the field for the Clipper Invitational in Putnam on Sept. 20, band director Kacey Howard had to watch from the sidelines. Standing atop a steel bench, she watched drum major Noah Sarette lead the class...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Christian Bale is eyeing — or i-ing, if you prefer — the role of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
The 40-year-old English actor is in talks to play the charismatic tech genius who gave the world the iMac, the iPod and the iPhone in Sony's...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Christian Bale is set to play Steve Jobs in Sony's upcoming biopic about the late Apple co-founder, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed — and he didn't even need to audition to land the part.
"We needed the best actor on the board in a certain...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:05 AM
In the 7400 block of Justic Drive
On Sept. 22 a male in custody being held in a holding cell at Gloucester Courthouse broke the glass from a window causing injury to his hand and attempted to spatter the blood from the injury on corrections...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Apple hastily pulled an update to its brand-new iOS 8 operating system hours after releasing it Wednesday, after many users complained of disabled cellphone service and inoperable Touch ID fingerprint recognition.
The update, labeled iOS 8.0.1, was...