| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
I have no idea who Chris Hemsworth is. Well, that's not quite true. I know he's People magazine's sexiest man alive. But when I heard that Hemsworth had been bestowed this honor — I rank it somewhere between World Series hero and U.S. senator in the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:15 PM
The town of Enfield is trying to highlight the importance of recycling after naming a winner in its recent recycling logo contest.
Chris Casey, of the marketing firm Chris Casey Concepts, has been working with a team of town administrators including Town...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:53 PM
From hard-fought political battles to contentious debates on local buildings, much is on tap for Downers Grove in 2015. Here is a preview:
Mayoral election a head-to-head battle
The race for Downers Grove's top perch will knock a longtime council...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Dos consumidores demandaron a Apple por omitir datos sobre "el inesperado gran porcentaje" de memoria que ocupa el nuevo sistema operativo iOS 8 en los iPhones, iPads y iPods de 8 y 16 GB de capacidad y que, según los denunciantes, la compañía no comunicó...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Well ladies and gentlemen, it’s a new year, when our thoughts turn to hope for a better world, optimism for a great 12 months ahead, resolutions to personally improve each of our lives, all of that stuff.
But not for me, baby.
To heck with that...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:05 PM
For Silicon Valley tech giants, biotech companies or small startups cooking up new gadgets, a small cadre of federal judges thousands of miles away has become almost as important in recent years as venture capitalists.
Once virtually unknown outside...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Name: Ventev powercell 6000+
What it is: a combination 6,000 mAh lithium polymer battery and wall charger with dual outputs of 5W and 10W to charge two devices simultaneously. The dual 1A and 2.1A output will charge a device at its maximum charging...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:08 AM
In Jonathan Glazer's 2013 art-horror film, "Under the Skin," Scarlett Johansson plays a flesh-dissolving alien seducing desperate, lonely men. While writing the film's score, 26-year-old composer Mica Levi looked to a similar real-life setting for...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
A Franklin Park...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:45 PM
This past holiday season, I had a hard time choosing appropriate gifts for my family. Everything I looked at seemed to be tied to the Internet — a Kindle, a smartphone, an iPad, a Netflix subscription, a new home monitoring service, a new garage...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Lake Forest merchants continually promote the theme of shopping local — and it seems to be working for many in the days before Christmas.
Shopkeepers on Market Square and elsewhere downtown are pleased with what they describe as brisk sales this...