| Oct 26, 2013
Q: For years I have been driving a Pontiac Grand Prix with a head-up display. Trust me, once you get used to this feature, the idea of driving without it is unthinkable. What has happened to it?
— L.M., Oswego, Ill.
A: Once only found in the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Aralia Street residents may soon rest easy.
The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday night approved a resolution to establish a one-hour parking limit on the street for any cars without a permit. The one-hour limit would apply between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Honda will recall 374,000 Odyssey minivans and Acura MDX sport-utilities in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the airbags to deploy without warning.
The airbag system in such vehicles can trigger due to electrical interference, the company said....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ABC is going all in on Tuesday nights, with four new shows premiering, beginning with "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D". Considering that show's cat's cradle of demographic attractions — Comic books! Joss Whedon! Clark Gregg!! — ABC decided...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old local woman was charged with driving on a suspended license after she was pulled over Oct. 16 in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue.
•After a police investigation, a 52-...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Liverpool at Newcastle, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Southampton at Manchester United, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at West Ham, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); MLS, Seattle at Dallas, 1:...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:58 PM
No fare hikes or doomsday scenarios are in store next year for riders on the CTA, Metra and Pace.
The three transit agencies released proposed 2014 budgets this week that freeze fares and promise the same service levels in effect this year.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Q: PennDOT recently placed signs on southbound Route 100/29 approaching St. Peters Road, warning of a bridge with a 31-ton weight limit ahead and posting the detour on St. Peters. As a result, numerous tractor-trailers take the dangerous detour route on...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Could the 1980s be cool again?
Advertising agency Deutsch LA thinks so and has created an '80s-themed commercial for Volkswagen.
The spot, "Feeling Carefree," is a playful homage of the classic 1985 music video "Take on Me" by the Norwegian pop...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:59 AM
The following cases were heard recently in Charlevoix County's 90th District Court:
— David Andrew Ladd, 51, of Boyne City; driving without a license on person; pay $200 in fines and costs
— Daniel Joseph Atyeo, 43, of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:54 AM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
The mother of an alleged carjacker who went on a killing rampage as he roared across the freeways of Orange County last spring was set to stand trial Tuesday in her own hit-and-run...
| Oct 7, 2013
If there's a saying that sums up one of the missions of the Collision Repair Education Foundation of Hoffman Estates, it's that one man's trash is another man's treasure.
Arlington Heights Ford recently worked with the foundation to donate $45,000 in...