| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Name: Pelican ProGear U160 Urban Elite Half Case Camera Pack
What it is: A tough 20-inch-high backpack made of 900 denier ballistic nylon with a built-in crush-proof/waterproof Pelican camera case designed to protect cameras and/or lenses. There are...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:25 PM
After allegedly throwing a bottle of wine at his girlfriend Monday, George Zimmerman spent 14 hours in jail this weekend and now faces aggravated assault charges and must surrender all his firearms, officials said.
Zimmerman, 31, was arrested Friday...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:58 PM
Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Friday that the district cannot afford to provide a computer to every student, signaling a major reversal of his predecessor's ill-fated $1.3-billion effort to distribute iPads to all students,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:27 PM
The following items from gathered from police reports:
Police responded to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital Dec. 26 at about 3 a.m. for the report of an aggravated battery. The victim was spat on by a patient while the patient was being treated.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:49 AM
Save on Apple iPad Minis at Staples, plus get free shipping.
The office supply retailer is selling the 16GB Wi-Fi tablet in white and space gray for $37 off the retail price of $249. (iPad Mini 2s are also on sale, priced $45 off the $299 retail...
| 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 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 20, 2015
| 12:26 PM
The following items were taken from Downers Grove police reports:
An iPad was stolen from a resident who was working on at a fitness center in the 3200 block of Finley Road Jan. 14. The resident left the item on a treadmill and found...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:43 PM
When most people go on vacation, they plan to take a break from technology. The iPhones and iPads often tag along as unwelcome baggage, to be unpacked only in an emergency.
But guests boarding Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Someone use the information belonging to a resident in the 2400 block of Concord Lane to apply for three credit cards, it was reported Dec. 17.
•Holiday lights on bushes at a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:29 AM
This no-pretense holiday tech guide does not discriminate against modestly sophisticated technology. Spending limit is $100, but watch for the tightwad specials.
Roku 3 Streaming Media Player ($99.99, http://www.roku.com ): The perfect get-with-it...