| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Moments after the Virginia earthquake hit Tuesday afternoon, Kafi D'Ambrosio tried calling her daughter's day care but couldn't get through. So instead, she turned to Facebook.
The 38-year-old Hamilton resident posted a message on her day-care provider's...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:54 PM
I'm a borderline bonehead*, and I know this because Whoopi Goldberg told me so in her book "Is it just me? Or is it nuts out there?" Then again, she admitted she's guilty of some of the things she writes about, but she's "aware of it."
Normally a book...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Here is some more information from officials at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for before and after the hurricane.
--On carbon monoxide: This is generated by gas-powered appliances such as generators and charcoal and gas grills. It's...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:19 PM
If your cell phone is not working properly – and you are an AT&T customer – don’t blame your device. The company is reporting a South Florida-area outage that began sometime around 2 p.m.
The problem affects those on AT&T’s 3G...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:05 PM
A teenager accused of pushing a woman to her death after swiping an iPhone on a CTA train has been charged in a similar cell phone robbery that occurred a week later, prosecutors said today.
Prince Watson, 17, now has been accused of four iPhone...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Anne-Lise Gere was flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., when the pilot’s voice came over the intercom
The flight was being diverted to St. John’s, Newfoundland. There was nothing wrong with the plane, the pilot said, but they were acting...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:10 PM
The start of the academic year at Glendale schools this week generated the usual excitement about new friends and new teachers. But it also brought with it the heavy traffic that plagues school sites during morning drop-off and afternoon pickup times....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Recycling old electronics is a good thing, but make sure your wipe personal data, photos and videos from devices such as cell phones and computers before you drop them off.
“Identity theft is on the rise and criminals await the perfect...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:42 AM
College students and cell phones typically go hand in hand, and our local graduates-to-be may benefit from news that AT&T has beefed up cell phone sites surrounding South Florida college campuses.
The AT&T mobile broadband network enhancements should...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:34 AM
AT&T has announced it will proactively add unlimited mobile to mobile calling service for more than 200,000 customers in South Florida.
The best part is that free unlimited mobile to mobile calling works whether you are calling the cell phone of...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 5:31 PM
A 19-year-old man was attacked with pepper spray and robbed this morning while he was standing on a CTA Red Line platform in the South Loop, officials said.
Preliminary reports said the man was at the Harrison Street Station on the 600 block of South...