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  • How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?

    How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?
    Among the biggest questions for cell phone users is how well will my cell phone work during a hurricane or other disaster? Will you have a strong signal? Will the cell phone towers in your neighborhood be able to handle increased traffic that will likely...
  • Distracted driving citations send message, police say

    GLENDALE — Glendale police issued nearly 500 citations last month to motorists who were talking or texting on hand-held cell phones. Police were out in force last month as part of a statewide crackdown on distracted driving, issuing 491 citations...
  • Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?

    Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?
    Today we're toasting some local folks making big differences. But first, we have the case of The Activist, the Cop and the Mysteriously Vanishing Video. An article in Tuesday's newspaper told the story: A local activist was videotaping cops in downtown...
  • Is AT&T overcharging iPad, iPhone users for data and making them pay for data not used?

    Is AT&T overcharging iPad, iPhone users for data and making them pay for data not used?
    A South Florida attorney has filed a class action suit alleging that AT&T is overcharging customers for data usage – and in some cases charging for data never accessed by customers. Could you be a victim? The lawsuit claims the overcharging and phantom...
  • Mandatory life jackets: What's next, compulsory sun screen?

    L. Alan Keene, you're all wet on your article "Save boaters from themselves" (May 18). Your comparison to cell phones while driving and helmets for motorcycles is overstated. Using cell phones while driving, like drunk-driving, directly endangers the...
  • Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25

    Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25
    Beginning Wednesday, May 25, certain hurricane preparedness items will be exempt from sales tax during a 7-day tax holiday. The following items are exempt from sales tax during the holiday as long as the selling price is $60 or less. Artificial ice,...
  • 2 arrested in series of armed robberies

    Chicago police have arrested two people in connection with a string of armed robberies that occurred in the Beverly neighborhood earlier this month, officials said. Kingston Madison, 18, of the 7900 block of South Albany Avenue was charged with four...
  • June 2, 2011

    June 2, 2011
    I don't believe the World Health Organization's "assumption" (and really, that's all you can call it, given their deeply flawed so-called "study") that cell phone use causes anything, other than a self-centered attitude in public. The same charges they...
  • Metra 'Quiet Car' program begins quietly

    Metra 'Quiet Car' program begins quietly
    Metra launched its "Quiet Car" operation today, introducing a program that it hopes will make for a less noisy commute for some riders. And the reaction appeared to be quiet, at least based on what some commuters said during Monday morning's rush hour....
  • Victim of downtown teen mob: 'It was broad daylight'

    Victim of downtown teen mob: 'It was broad daylight'
    Krzysztof Wilkowski said he was hit so hard by a baseball, it knocked his motor-scooter helmet off. "The next thing I know is I'm being hit by the helmet, then being dragged into the street," he said this morning. Police believe Wilkowski was one of the...
  • Unclassified Info: The luxury of being bored

    It’s that time of year, the season when hundreds, thousands, perhaps millions of kids around this country of ours utter three words that terrify parents. “I am bored.” If my calculations are correct, the initial onslaught of this...