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  • Residents of eastern Ukraine cities struggle to go on with life

    Residents of eastern Ukraine cities struggle to go on with life
    The farmer slowly walked up the hill toward her barn, with her driver following behind in the minivan. She waved her arms to be seen by the Ukrainian paratroops guarding a nearby television tower. She knew her vehicle might look suspicious and hoped her...
  • Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel

    Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel
    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...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 43-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested on the 2600 block of Willow Road on Jan. 21 for not having a valid driver's license and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 26-year-...
  • Polk kidnapper to cops: 'I have enough ammunition to kill her,' myself

    Polk kidnapper to cops: 'I have enough ammunition to kill her,' myself
    A kidnapping that started in Lakeland ended when the suspect shot at police before killing himself on Interstate 95 in Brevard County. Lakeland police say 28-year-old Brett Lee Curtis allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, 26-year-old Elizabeth Rae...
  • Collections agency wants me to pay for my tow

    Collections agency wants me to pay for my tow
    Q: We rented a car from Hertz in Ireland and had a flat tire. After a lengthy dispute between Hertz and our credit card company, we're getting letters from a collection agency. I hope you can help me. Here's what happened: When we rented the car, we...
  • Vo Nguyen Giap dies at 102; Vietnamese general led North to victory

    Vo Nguyen Giap, the communist general widely regarded as one of the military geniuses of the 20th century, who masterminded the defeat of the French and the war against the Americans in Vietnam, has died. He was 102. Giap died Friday at a military...
  • GPS units overtaking road maps

    GPS units overtaking road maps
    Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
  • Winter weather inevitably leads to potholes

    Potholes – perhaps the most visible after-effect of a battering of snow, cold, ice and salt – have begun to show up on Wilmette and Winnetka streets. But at Forrest's Duxler Complete Auto Care in Wilmette, owner Glenn Moak said it will...
  • Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, West Chicago police blotter: Feb. 4

    Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, West Chicago police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton A wallet was stolen from a shopping cart between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Jan. 31 in the 600 block of S. Main Street.. Around $1100 in damage was discovered to the siding and window of a home...
  • Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix

    Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix
    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Jimmie Johnson took the first step toward trying to bolster his lead over Matt Kenseth in NASCAR's Chase title playoff by winning the pole for Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway. Johnson, seeking a sixth championship,...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...