| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You could call it the march of progress. First, technology allowed you to preset your VCR, and later it let you program your TiVo. Now you can watch videos on demand on your phone or tablet. Next up: devices and apps that let you set and reset your home's...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Holly Riefke's two small children still write letters to Santa Claus. Or rather, they print their names on letters Riefke has written on their behalf, and together they drop them into a festive red Macy's mailbox designated for North Pole correspondence....
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.
Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:03 AM
The holiday programming spills into CBS daytime in a big way this week. Four of the five series offer Christmas-related themes.
The programs air locally on WKMG-Channel 6.
"Let's Make a Deal," at 10 a.m., lets children take control on Wednesday. The...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
UPDATED: Walmart has joined its competitors in releasing Black Friday ads. Target and Best Buy provided their day after Thanksgiving deals two days ago.
A 65-inch flat screen is listed for $648 and a 50-inch one for $218 in one-hour super doorbuster...
| Dec 18, 2014
Veteran Orlando musician, radio host and social activist Joseph Martens recently has been dividing his time between Central Florida and Nashville, Tenn., so it was worth wondering whether he'd have time to organize his annual John Lennon Tribute....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The following items were taken from Huntley police reports:
Tools and construction equipment were reported taken from construction sites in the 14100 block of Weber Road on Oct. 20.
A student at Huntley High School reported on Oct. 21 that he left his...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports:
A 43-year-old from West Chicago was charged with aggravated assault and domestic trouble in the 1600 block of Appletree Lane around 10:44 a.m. on Nov. 16.
A 51-year-old from...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:08 AM
The following items from gathered from Bolingbrook Police Department reports:
A furnace, coil and air conditioner were reported stolen Oct. 28 from a vacant residence in the 200 block of Lincolnshire Court. The unknown offender also kicked in a rear...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:14 PM
When Tim Cook took to the stage to announce the "next chapter in Apple's story," he could have been talking about himself.
Since he succeeded the late Steve Jobs as chief executive three years ago, tech fans, analysts and Wall Street have waited for the...