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  • Licensed to drive [Editorial]

    Last week, Maryland joined a handful of other states that allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally on state roads, to register vehicles and to buy auto insurance. That's good public policy because it not only will make the state's roads safer for...
  • Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Winfield, West Chicago police blotter: Dec. 10

    Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Winfield, West Chicago police blotter: Dec. 10
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton •A car parked in the 900 block of South Lorraine Road was damaged sometime between 4 p.m. Nov. 27 and 1:37 p.m. Dec. 1. The damage was consistent with a BB or pellet. •The...
  • Grim Reaper Shines Light On Halloween Safety

    Grim Reaper Shines Light On Halloween Safety
    About two weeks ago, a 5-year-old boy named Liam ran out of his house around dusk to show off his Halloween costume to all the neighborhood kids. "Look at me," Liam yelled with pride. But it wasn't as easy as it sounded. You see, Liam was dressed as...
  • Tips for Starting Your Car in Subzero Weather

     
    If your car wouldn't start this week because of the subzero temperatures that gripped much of the country, now would be a good time to get ready for the next bout of frigid weather. NHTSA Bids You Safe Travels With......
  • CES 2014: Audi's self-driving car -- look, Ma, no hands

    CES 2014: Audi's self-driving car -- look, Ma, no hands
    Driving a car is so 20th century. The future of driving is the autonomous vehicle. Or at least that was the biggest high-tech automotive trend on display at CES, the unofficial Las Vegas auto show. This year, Audi came to the consumer electronics show...
  • Zorn: In fob we trust

    Zorn: In fob we trust
    Earlier this week, we traded my wife's old sedan for the key to a brand new car. Literally. In the course of final negotiations with the salesman, I said I wanted a third key — we Zorns tend to be careless with our portable necessary items,...
  • West Virginians to be without water for days because of chemical spill

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, with more ahead, about 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply Thursday. As authorities on...
  • Baltimore is no New York [Commentary]

    Baltimore is no New York [Commentary]
    Eight months ago I exchanged my posh Lincoln Center zip code (10023) and 212 area code for Baltimore's 21209 and 410. This is my new/old city — I was raised here but spent my working life in New York. When I was laid off from a legal...
  • The Most Important Things Young Professionals Should Know About Personal Finance

    Brazen Careerist If you're part of GenY, you know debt is a big issue. Two-thirds of college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt, and once graduates get into the workforce, this debt can cause financial stress. Credit cards and auto...
  • 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash

    About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday. An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
  • 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...