| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:22 PM
A 36-year-old Fullerton man who shot a teenager to death as he was helping change a tire on a friend’s car was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prison in the 2011 slaying.
Charles Ramirez was found guilty in December of fatally shooting...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
A year ago at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, race car driver Will Power thought what he viewed as an illegal restart after a late yellow caution flag helped give Ryan Hunter-Reay a win on Pratt Street and ultimately the overall Izod IndyCar championship....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:16 AM
It's dangerous on pit row.
During the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Will Power and Scott Dixon took pit stops at the same time. Power had to pull in at a sharp angle because Dixon's pit was right behind his, leaving the back end of his car sticking...