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  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 1

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 1
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 25-year-old Des Plaines man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on March 20 and charged with aggravated reckless driving, possession of a controlled substance, driving under...
  • Graco Recall Expanded to 4.2 Million Car Seats

     
    Child-safety-seat manufacturer Graco is expanding its earlier recall of 3.8 million child-safety seats to include approximately 403,000 more seats, bringing the total number affected by the recall to around 4.2 million, according to the National Highway...
  • Technology Set to Play an Even Greater Role in Vehicle Design

    At a local car-buying seminar, one of the audience members asked with exasperation why automakers are so “hell-bent” on adding complex technology that links with drivers’ smartphones and  is controlled by  in-car touchscreens. A recent...
  • Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs

    Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs
    Sara Duran bought her first car about a year ago, and on most days, the sight of that 2005 Dodge Stratus parked in the driveway of her family's home in Des Plaines leaves her beaming with pride. But the 28-year-old quickly learned the harsh realities of...
  • Commentary: Costa Mesa can be proud of an improving Westside

    For many years, Costa Mesa's Westside hasn't fully tapped its great potential, despite being just one mile from the beach, the capital of the world's action sports industry and the subject of an innovative revitalization plan drawn up about a decade ago...
  • Tesla to retrofit 16,000 cars to reduce the risk of a fire in a crash

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company's chief executive, outlined the...
  • Warrenville seeks input on roundabout plan

    Warrenville seeks input on roundabout plan
    More than 100 people filled Warrenville City Hall chambers this week to hear city officials detail how a roundabout could improve traffic flow and address an awkward spot where the intersection of Warrenville and Batavia Roads meet with River Road....
  • Sprawling U.S. 441's different stretches have different personalities

    Sprawling U.S. 441's different stretches have different personalities
    The highway weaves through the western reaches of Palm Beach County. Its path cutting through suburban sprawl, fading farms, the Everglades' edge and wind-swept sugar cane fields. It's U.S. 441, the longest road in Palm Beach County. Stretching from...
  • Recall Alert: 824,000 GM Vehicles

     
    Affected Vehicles: About 824,000 model-year 2008-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt subcompact cars and 2008-2011 HHR wagons; 2008-2010 Pontiac Solstice sports cars and G5 subcompacts; and 2008-2010 Saturn Sky sports cars. The Problem: In this voluntary expansion of...
  • Retail, apartment development booming on UCF's doorstep

    Retail, apartment development booming on UCF's doorstep
    A wave of development near UCF is transforming the campus community with new restaurants, shops and apartments. A 4 Rivers Smokehouse, a Wawa and resort-style apartments are just the latest signs of how the gateway to the University of Central Florida...
  • Somers Man Sentenced To 14 Years Prison For Assaulting Woman

    ROCKVILLE — A 46-year-old man convicted of violently assaulting a woman who refused his sexual advances was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Friday, according to the state's attorney. In December, a jury found Michael Urbanowski, of Somers,...