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  • 2014 Mazda3, Toyota Highlander Earn NHTSA's Top Safety Rating

     
    Two redesigned-for-2014 vehicles have joined the ranks of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star safety club. Both the sedan and hatchback versions of the Mazda3 compact car made the grade, as did regular and hybrid versions of the...
  • Police identify 25-year-old cyclist who died in Glendale crash

    A 25-year-old Glendale cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning in a South Glendale neighborhood, police said. A witness reported that Melik Khanamiryan was riding at a “fast rate of speed” south on Glendale Avenue, near...
  • Actor Woody Harrelson, financier partner for Inn at Black Olive

    Actor Woody Harrelson, financier partner for Inn at Black Olive
    Actor Woody Harrelson, known for his characters in the TV show "Cheers" and movies such as "No Country for Old Men" and "The Hunger Games," has a new role: landlord of Fells Point's Inn at the Black Olive. The celebrity joined John "Jack" Dwyer,...
  • Perfectly safe at 70 mph [Letter]

    Perfectly safe at 70 mph [Letter]
    One is the number that ought to be memorized by everyone caring about traffic safety in Maryland ("Sixty-five (still) saves lives," March 4). Rural interstates accounted for one of Maryland's 485 traffic deaths in 2011, and one of 505 deaths in 2012....
  • Lake Forest hopes to reopen Forest Park by Memorial Day

    Lake Forest officials say they hope to reopen the city's first and oldest park to the public by Memorial Day. Closed since Labor Day, Forest Park, which officials say is one of the last remaining green spaces along Lake Michigan, got a handful of...
  • Glenview church, residential project to get last look soon

    Glenview church, residential project to get last look soon
    A controversial Glenview development that proposes a 72,000-square-foot church and 171 single-family homes for The Glen is scheduled to get a final consideration from village officials soon. Glenview's board of trustees discussed the final site plans...
  • Northbound Lake Shore Drive to be impacted as construction begins on 'Flyover'

    Northbound Lake Shore Drive to be impacted as construction begins on 'Flyover'
    The right lane and shoulder of northbound upper Lake Shore Drive will be closed Monday between Illinois Street and Grand Avenue as construction begins on the Navy Pier Flyover project. The $60 million, three-phase elevated lakefront path is expected...
  • Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs

    Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs
    Sara Duran bought her first car about a year ago, and on most days, the sight of that 2005 Dodge Stratus parked in the driveway of her family's home in Des Plaines leaves her beaming with pride. But the 28-year-old quickly learned the harsh realities of...
  • I-595 express lanes keep rush hour flowing

    I-595 express lanes keep rush hour flowing
    The express lanes on Interstate 595 lived up to their name, swiftly moving westbound traffic during Wednesday afternoon's debut. For most of the afternoon, traffic zipped along in both the express lanes and the free lanes with no backups –...
  • Ready to try I-595 reversible express lanes?

    Ready to try I-595 reversible express lanes?
    Want to be among the first to try out Interstate 595's new reversible express lanes? They open for the first time Wednesday at 2 p.m. for westbound traffic and switch to eastbound at 4 a.m. Thursday. For the next two weeks they are free but eventually...
  • Mormons lift veil on new temple in Davie

    Mormons lift veil on new temple in Davie
    Among the car dealerships and pasturelands of Interstate 75 in Davie rises a stately, buff-colored new building with a steeple. But it's not a church, and the spire bears a trumpeting angel, not a cross. This is a temple of The Church of Jesus...