| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:12 AM
About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great.
I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Brendan Gaughan took the lead after a green-white-checkered restart at Elkhart Lake, Wis., then held on to win the rain-soaked and wild NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America on Saturday.
Alex Tagliani was second, followed by Kevin O'Connell,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:41 AM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
A vehicle was damaged in the 100 block of Sylvia Lane between 9:30 p.m. June 1 and 5:40 a.m. June 2.
Someone spilled a black oil-based substance on several cars in the 200 block of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta" is an episodic third-person action-adventure game set in the modern day Middle East. The game, which features both Arabic and English voiceovers, is coming to Android with HID controller support. Developer...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, extending his track victory record to nine.
He followed last week's victory in the Coca-Cola 600 with another sensational run in a race red-flagged for 22 minutes because of a pothole in...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Driving a car with under-inflated tires is a serious safety issue.
While 96 percent of American motorists agree, a new national survey finds that nearly half of the nation's drivers still can’t identify the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:11 AM
We like to think of the 1960s and early '70s as the glory days of the muscle car, but today marks a new golden age for American muscle.
Modern muscle cars are pushing the performance envelope ever outward, and two new cars in particular can achieve...
| Aug 5, 2014
Growing up around Mario Andretti and his family, Nazareth resident and Notre Dame-Green Pond High School graduate Corey Lewis always has dreamed about winning a race in a pro series.
Lewis' dream became a reality on July 25, when he won at the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For many Egyptians, Thursday marked the start of a searing anniversary.
At least three people were killed and more than 100 arrested in confrontations between protesters and Egyptian security forces on the first anniversary of the bloody dispersal of...
| Jun 17, 2014
Letty Ortiz would disapprove. The "Fast & Furious" character, a headstrong mechanic played by Michelle Rodriguez, is a rare example among women. A new survey by auto-insurance comparison site Insurance.com found a large portion of women lack experience in...