| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The following items were taken from Tinley Park police reports:
A residential garage on the 17500 block of Woburn Road was entered by using a garage door opener stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the driveway on June 4.
An outside window pane was...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 AM
That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft.
As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
| Jun 10, 2014
The following items were gathered from Geneva police reports.
A 35-year-old West Chicago man was charged with multiple traffic offenses, aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident in which there was an injury....
| May 5, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The following were compiled from police reports:
•A 41-year-old Chicago woman was charged with prostitution after offering to perform a sexual act on an undercover officer after a massage at Blue Sky Spa, 1700 Lincoln Highway, on...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I realize that it is almost comical to be checking the American League East standings right now.
These teams, with the exception of the surprisingly bad Tampa Bay Rays, are bunched up. And they will play each other so many more...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 57-year-old man was hit with 88 criminal charges this week in connection with more than 20 car break-ins that occurred over less than a month this spring in downtown Baltimore.
The charges against Alphonso Russell Jr. of Northwest Baltimore came just...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.
The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Glen Ellyn's School District 41 will conduct a security audit of its computer systems over the summer after some students were able to access pornographic websites on school computers.
During a recent board meeting, several parents told board members...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Kelly Reichardt making a thriller is like Quentin Tarantino making a silent film. To do so, the filmmakers seemingly would have to adjust so much of what makes them work. In Reichardt’s case, the woman behind the wonderful “...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say used an electronic device to photograph a teenage boy as he undressed at City Terrace Park.
The teen was changing his clothing in the park bathroom in the 1100 block of...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...