| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports:
Someone tried to pry off wheel caps on a vehicle that was parked in the 1200 block of Briarbrook between 8 p.m. on July 27 and 7 a.m. on July 28. The pry marks were consistent with a flat-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:31 PM
If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Apple, expected to launch an "iWatch" later this year, landed a sweeping patent covering a "wrist-worn electronic device."
The tech giant on Tuesday was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006, covering an electronic wristwatch that could work in conjunction...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A trio of Allentown residents who committed a string of six daytime burglaries in the East Penn area last year are headed to state prison.
Joseph Smith, 18, was sentenced to four to nine years. Ashlee Massey, 24, and Ikeia White,19, were each sentenced...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Between the deep-fried, bacon-wrapped whiskey and the stomach-churning rides, the Orange County Fair isn't really designed to do a body good.
But as it turns out, there is a place — a cool respite from the punishing sun and useless calories...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports:
A 23-year-old woman from Western Springs was charged with a DUI, improper lane usage, possession of cannabis, possession of drug equipment and illegal transportation of alcohol near...
| Jun 27, 2014
Need a gift for a recent high school graduate? Before you purchase a dictionary or pen-and-pencil set, you might want to check his or her registry.
That's right, "registry." Once reserved for newlyweds and new parents, gift registries for college-...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The following items were taken from La Grange Police Department reports:
A caller preparing for a block party about 4:46 p.m. June 21 on the 900 block of South Waiola Avenue reported three banquet tables were taken.
A caller reported about 11:57 p.m....
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Magic invited a couple hundred kids to the RDV Sportsplex on Thursday. Youngsters like Christopher Durant ran around, did pushups, situps, basketball drills and were given nutritional advice.
"Proteins, fruits and salads," the 13-year-old said. "And...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Note to burglars: If you sign on to your Facebook page on the victim’s computer, remember to log out.
Nicholas Wig was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a house in Dakota County, Minn., after the homeowner recognized Wig from Facebook page...