| 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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:22 AM
As kids age out of dolls and action figures, video games often pick up where vivid imaginations left off. We have nothing against a little Minecraft or Skylanders Trap Team. (See our video game gift guide for more from that medium.) But here we aimed...
| Jan 12, 2015
While contemplating a stack of holiday gift cards, let's wrap our heads around these under-$200 earphones from Yamaha and Bowers & Wilkins, and Bluetooth headphones from Koss.
Yamaha EPH-M200 Earphones
Inline remote/microphone: Yes....
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Four Meridian Middle School boys have become time travelers, or maybe time wrinklers, in a sense. They managed to shove weeks of work into 90 seconds, and shrunk an entire award-winning book into that same frame.
For that accomplishment, their 90-second-...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:11 AM
This is what five diamond accommodations looks like.
In a "Good Day Orlando" segment that aired Tuesday morning, Orlando Sentinel news partner Fox 35 toured the Royal Suite at the Four Seasons Orlando Resort at Walt Disney World.
Located on the 16th...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:14 AM
A 62-year-old man was charged with retail theft after he was seen putting a package of toilet paper into his shopping bag without paying at a store at 1555 N. Rand Road on Oct. 25.
A 25-year-old Mount Prospect man was charged with driving under the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:18 AM
If I had sent a postcard from my staycation, the postmark could read "Main Street, U.S.A." Here are notes about revamped elements at Magic Kingdom.
Before all your Halloween candy was consumed, Disney World was celebrating Christmas....
| 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...
| 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.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:12 PM
The all-you-can-consume model of content distribution on the Internet made popular by Netflix and Spotify is set to infiltrate the magazine industry.
For $9.99 a month, readers can now access unlimited digital copies of ESPN the Magazine, Maxim, New...