| 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...
| 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.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:48 PM
After seven years of guarding inmates in Los Angeles County jails, Sheriff's Deputy Guadalupe Lopez was transferred to the East L.A. Station to continue her career working in patrol. It was there, she says in a lawsuit filed this week, that she...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Who speaks for Ghanson Debrosse?
Before he was born, many people did. Anti-abortion groups did. Churches did. Protesters did. And lawmakers did. Florida, for instance, requires that a woman undergo an ultrasound before getting an abortion, and the...
| 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.
| Mar 6, 2014
Chicago engineer and product designer Michael Mercier has his sights set on manufacturing the Bugatti of hovercraft, a vehicle that can traverse land, water and ice, with a base price tag of $75,000.
It looks like the Batmobile floating on a black inner...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:14 PM
A high school math teacher in Sacramento has been arrested on suspicion of mowing down three cyclists during an alleged road-rage incident, police said.
Wesley Tran, 31, was stopped about 11:02 p.m. Saturday after an officer spotted him driving the...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If you don't enjoy seeing all the trash on the side of Gloucester roads as you're driving around, now is your opportunity to do something about it.
The 4th annual Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday and is open to individuals, groups,...