| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:10 PM
A series of car vandalism incidents were reported in Burbank late last week, some of which were similar in nature, police said.
Three car owners reported discovering slashed tires and key marks on their cars Thursday morning, said Burbank Police Sgt....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Uber, the private-car start-up, is claiming that at least a dozen of its cars have been violently attacked by French cab drivers who have been protesting the service's launch in the country.
The San Francisco start-up, which allows smartphone users to...
| Jan 15, 2014
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
Weather forecasters are calling this next cold weather system a polar plunge as opposed to the polar vortex of a few weeks ago that dipped us into negative digits in wind chill.
This latest expected drop into subfreezing temperatures won't be as severe,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The surprise visit to Alberto Ruiz's house was swift.
Dress quickly, he was told. You're going to boot camp.
His parents, worried about his drug use and habit of skipping school, had followed a friend's advice and called Kelvin McFarland.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:32 PM
MOSCOW -- Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi Theater ballet artistic director who suffered serious burns over his face and body from an acid attack earlier this year, made an emotional appearance in court Wednesday, speaking publicly for the first and likely...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:25 PM
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,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Your wedding cake is supposed to be the cake that trumps all other cakes. The one that would hog all the attention in a bakery case and the cake you'll measure against all other cakes after. So what happens when it ends up being a disaster? You try to...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:53 PM
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...