| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
One of the biggest questions we wanted to answer by purchasing a long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ tester was whether the sports coupe is capable of driving year-round in winter???s ugliest conditions. Our Chicago test location has potential for nasty wintry........
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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 ???......
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:32 AM
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......
| Apr 15, 2013
Tires carry a wealth of information on their sidewalls; unfortunately, it's all in code. Most of it is of no concern to many owners, but it can be valuable for those who want to know the seasons for which their tires are intended, those who plan to...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:16 PM
For Martin Truex Jr., a welcome oasis called Sonoma Raceway at long last ended one of the longest droughts in NASCAR racing.
With a convincing victory in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Truex ended a winless streak of 218 races dating to June 4,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:55 AM
A 36-year-old woman buying food from a street vendor on Kedzie Avenue was one of two people shot Saturday night.
She sustained a wound to the arm about 10:35 p.m. just north of the intersection with 60th Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:09 PM
I don't need a lot of prodding to pursue stories that involve being outdoors in the spring.
Still, I think even in lousier weather, I'd have been interested in the email I got the other day from Ron Snyder of Orefield, particularly with Earth Day coming...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The tires on Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Ford Mustang are shrieking as he jerks his car sideways at nearly 90 mph on this serpentine race track in Long Beach.
Walls are closing in on either side, leaving no room for mistakes.
As the next turn nears, Gittin...
| Apr 9, 2013
It might have been all the March Madness that did it. Or maybe whatever's ailing unhinged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is spreading.
But one thing is abundantly clear: President Barack Obama has gone bonkers. And not just regular bonkers — he...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Michael Alan Morrison, 21, of the 2000 block of Tower Road, was charged Monday with second-degree assault.
Phallen Jai Price, 25, and Phillip Hampton, 25, both of the 200 block of Mayberry Drive, were charged Friday with scheming to commit...