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  • February Brings Changes to Latch Guidelines

     
    The Latch system ??? Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children ??? was introduced as a safe and easy way to install child-safety seats correctly. Turns out, however, using a seat belt to secure your child's safety seat is ultimately safer......
  • More Grocers Adding Safer Car Seat Docking Systems To Shopping Carts

     More Grocers Adding Safer Car Seat Docking Systems To Shopping Carts
    Going to the grocery store or a big box establishment as a new mom toting along a small baby is such an overwhelming trip to take. And being too tired and frazzled doesn't matter when food and diapers are needed. Oftentimes, parents will rest the infant...
  • $30K police bill for feast at Guadalupe shrine

    $30K police bill for feast at Guadalupe shrine
    Tens of thousands of Catholic worshippers flocked to the Maryville Academy campus in Des Plaines last month for the annual feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The crowd was fairly typical for the feast, but organizers said they were caught off guard by...
  • What I learned about turning left in online traffic school

     What I learned about turning left in online traffic school
    Fellow drivers, please take the following brief quiz. When you approach a green light, intending to turn left, you should: 1. Pull into the intersection and wait until it is safe to turn, thereby allowing the cars behind you a better chance of also...
  • Ticked off! @ bank tellers

    I get ticked off when a bank teller or cashier counts the money behind the window desk or reads the register screen and then just hands it to me without counting it out to me. I'm ticked off that turnpike tolls increased 13 percent in the past year. I'm...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • How SAG Award Nominees '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Were Cast

    The characters comprising this year's SAG-nominated ensembles are based on either real people or memorable stage characters. So it's safe to say casting directors had shoes of epic proportions to fill. Rich Delia, who cast "Dallas Buyers Club" with Kerry...
  • Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]

    Baltimore is just fine, thank you [Letter]
    My elation quickly soured as I read commentator Eileen Pollock's assessment of life in Baltimore following her return to the city after years of living in Manhattan ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I agree that we desperately need more public...
  • Detroit Auto Show: Editors pick the best of the show

    Detroit Auto Show: Editors pick the best of the show
    Of the scores of new models on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’ve culled the herd down to five you definitely need to check out. Each represents either an automotive breakthrough or a big improvement over the...
  • Tinley Park, Lincoln-Way police blotter: Jan. 14

    Tinley Park, Lincoln-Way police blotter: Jan. 14
    The following were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •A 30-year-old Momence-area man was charged with possession of a controlled substance after a small amount of suspected heroin was found in his pocket at a gas station at Harlem Avenue and...
  • Downers Grove, Westmont, Darien police blotter: Jan. 14

    Downers Grove, Westmont, Darien police blotter: Jan. 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove A license plate from a demo vehicle was stolen from the lot of Pugi Hyundai on Ogden Avenue sometime between Jan. 3 and Jan. 4. A white gold and diamond wedding ring was missing...