| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Paramount Pictures is offering Katy Perry's 71 million Facebook followers the chance to rent her 2012 concert-tour documentary, "Katy Perry: Part of Me," directly from the social site.
The launch is timed to promote Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
KING WILLIAM — A former Boy Scout leader was given probation time in King William Circuit Court Wednesday for embezzling more than $4,000 from his troop over a three-year period.
Judge Thomas B. Hoover suspended a five-year prison sentence for...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
For designer Amanda Carroll, her "aha" moment came a year ago in July, when she suddenly saw her decade-plus-old business, Bead Boutique, the way a customer might.
She had a "Sage" sign in her storefront window. That's the name of her jewelry design...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Trailing the trans-Atlantic moves of Apple, Intel, Google and Facebook, fledgling Silicon Valley tech startups are opening offices in Ireland.
But Ireland's famously low corporate tax isn't the primary draw for startups unlike their predecessors...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Not everyone is crazy about being called to serve on a jury but most of us realize it's one of our civic duties. We also know we can get in trouble for blowing off the summons, and con artists are tapping that fear in one of the latest scams targeting the...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The following items were taken from Deerfield police reports:
A Deerfield man reported on May 19 that he had been the victim of identity theft, with an unknown person opening a PayPal account in his name, using the account to access his bank account,...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A wallet was stolen from a vehicle on the 2400 block of Bluestone Bay on April 23.
A New Lenox resident reported April 23 that unauthorized transactions had been made on a PayPal account....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Like spring flowers, mom-and-pop pizza shops have been blossoming in the Lehigh Valley in recent months.
The latest addition is Suzanna's, which opened May 29 at 2918 William Penn Highway in Palmer Township. The 35-seat restaurant joins the area's...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Apple users around Australia are reporting that their mobile devices are being held for ransom by a hacker who has remotely taken control of their gadgets.
Multiple users on Twitter and Apple's online forum said a hacker going by the name of Oleg...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Elon Musk wants to apply the contrarian style that made him millions of dollars from PayPal and billions from rocket ships and electric cars, and revolutionize the litigious world of patents.
Tesla Motors became a rarity among...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:25 PM
What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC.
What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...