| 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 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
RICHMOND — As a matter of fact, no, Aric Almirola isn't the least bit apologetic, doesn't feel the least bit unworthy of winning a rain-shortened NASCAR race in which most of the field turned into a darn fine scrap metal collection.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
The fiery car accident last year that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was caused by excessive speed and not a mechanical failure, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Tuesday, concluding its almost four-month investigation.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman who met a man on an Internet dating site and invited him to her house on the 400 block of South Ridgeland Avenue said he came at 1:36 p.m. April 2, showed her a silver...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:17 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Oak Park man was charged with driving under the influence, illegal transportation of liquor and unidentified traffic violations after his car was...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Authorities were looking Tuesday for a man who slashed up to 80 tires on cars parked in Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood.
KTLA-TV reported that the man argued with an employee at ZJ Boarding House, a surf shop on Main Street, about 3 a.m. Sunday....
| 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...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
These days, NASCAR is all atwitter — in thought and on smartphones — about the crop of young drivers moving up the ranks. Meanwhile, there are a few older guys getting it done to less fanfare.
Guys like Randy Akers, who won the Super...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The race was Jimmie Johnson's to lose, and he unknowingly found a way to lose it.
Johnson was sailing toward a record sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup win in Fontana on Sunday when his No. 48 Chevrolet blew a left-front tire with only six laps remaining.