| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
An Orlando startup company plans to begin production on a new plush toy for kids, TROBO, that interacts with iPad tablet computers to teach about science and technology.
Two Central Florida fathers, Jeremy Scheinberg and Chris Harden, launched TROBO...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The following items from gathered from Bolingbrook Police Department reports:
Ten boxes of flooring were reported stolen Oct. 22 from the garage of a residence in the 500 block of Old Stone Road. The loss was valued at $190.
A spare tire was...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The following items were taken from Evanston police reports:
A sign was taken from the yard of a house in the 1500 block of Dobson Street between 8 p.m. on Oct. 21 and 6 a.m. on Oct. 22.
A purse was taken from the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times.
With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
A prestigious nomination bestowed on the Eisenhower Public Library puts the library in the running for the nation’s highest honor in library service.
Now in its sixth year since opening as a joint library shared by Harwood Heights and Norridge, the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The completely rebuilt BaltimoreSun.com is now our recommended site for computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.
To best experience the new BaltimoreSun.com, you should be using a supported Web browser (the program you use to view Internet content)....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A Colorado school superintendent with 19 years of administrative experience has been named the new leader of La Grange Elementary School District 102, effective July 1.
Kyle Schumacher currently serves as superintendent of a kindergarten through high...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:08 PM
How many Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers does it take to teach a kitchen klutz to fry an egg?
Make that four, over easy. That's how many engineers, now working out of the San Francisco Bay area, are credited with a smart frying pan...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Beth Mecucci’s seventh-grade reading class quietly reads the novel “Hidden Talents” on iPads while students in Sonny Mann’s fifth-grade math class use theirs to demonstrate they know how to multiply decimal numbers.
At any given...