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  • Baby, it's cold outside whether it's a polar vortex or plunge

    Weather forecasters are calling this next cold weather system a polar plunge as opposed to the polar vortex of a few weeks ago that dipped us into negative digits in wind chill. This latest expected drop into subfreezing temperatures won't be as severe,...
  • From the archive: For teen program's chief, tough love may have turned criminal

    From the archive: For teen program's chief, tough love may have turned criminal
    The surprise visit to Alberto Ruiz's house was swift. Dress quickly, he was told. You're going to boot camp. His parents, worried about his drug use and habit of skipping school, had followed a friend's advice and called Kelvin McFarland. Ruiz's...
  • Man who killed teen as he changed car tire gets 50 years in prison

    Man who killed teen as he changed car tire gets 50 years in prison
    A 36-year-old Fullerton man who shot a teenager to death as he was helping change a tire on a friend’s car was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prisonĀ in the 2011 slaying. Charles Ramirez was found guilty in December of fatally shooting...
  • Jerry Grant dies at 77; Indy 500 racer

    Jerry Grant, who broke the 200-mph barrier in an Indy-style race car and nearly won the Indianapolis 500 in a controversial finish in 1972, has died. He was 77. Grant, who lived in Irvine, died Aug. 12 of liver failure and diabetes at an Orange hospital,...
  • Off the trash heap

    Off the trash heap
    Upcycled fashion is no longer just for hard-core environmentalists. The idea of wearing items made from cast-off skateboards, inner tubes, plastic trash bags, car seat belts — even wartime bombs and bullets — is no longer considered bizarre...
  • Who lies more about sex, men or women?

    Ever have that awkward talk with a romantic partner about your sexual history -- about how old you were when you lost your virginity and how many people you've had sex with? Did you tell the truth? Well, according to an Ohio State University study on...
  • A young shooting victim wrestles with his fears

    A young shooting victim wrestles with his fears
    After the nightmares started, Davien Graham avoided his bicycle. In his dreams, he pedaled his silver BMX bike through his neighborhood, heard gunfire and died. If I stay off my bike, I'll be safe, he thought. He placed it in a backyard shed,...
  • Our 2013 Subaru BRZ Gets Winter Tires

     
    The shiny new black Subaru BRZ sat in our collective driveways for only a week when we realized that its standard summer performance tires weren't the best for tackling a Chicago winter. Subaru added all-season tires as standard equipment depending......
  • Bicycle road markings on Allentown streets cause confusion

     
    Shared-road markings intended simply as a reminder to motorists that bicycle riders have a right to be on the roadways have been painted on a number of streets in downtown Allentown in recent days. They've led to some confusion about what they really...
  • Big Wheels Equal Big Replacement Costs

     
    It's early spring, and pothole season is in full bloom. On your way to work one morning, as you step on the gas to make a green light, you spot a pothole big enough to swallow a Scion iQ ???......
  • Car-Chase Lingo Defined

     
    In certain parts of the country, police pursuits occur with such frequency and are so popular with viewers that newscasters have to memorize entire dictionaries of car-chase vocabulary to keep the viewer up to speed. In the interest of broadening......