| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:52 PM
MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators who seized the regional administration building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk announced Monday that they were declaring an independent republic and would hold a referendum about joining the region with Moscow.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Most drivers know that underinflated tires are a safety hazard. But many don’t recognize the dashboard warning light that signals a problem with a tire.
A national survey by Schrader International, considered the inventor of the pneumatic tire...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukrainian riot police on Tuesday cleared a regional administration building and public square in the eastern city of Kharkiv of hundreds of pro-Russia protesters, detaining scores in the process, officials said.
“Seventy criminals were...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:27 PM
JERUSALEM -- Tensions were high Tuesday following a clash between Jewish extremists and Israeli troops in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar that injured about a dozen people on both sides.
The violence erupted overnight when security personnel entered...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Officials said a Forest Park bound Blue Line CTA train derailed slightly after the train hit an automobile tire that somehow ended up on the tracks.
The incident happened at about 7:40 p.m. when the train had just left the Cicero station on the West...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: We rented a car from Hertz in Ireland and had a flat tire. After a lengthy dispute between Hertz and our credit card company, we're getting letters from a collection agency. I hope you can help me.
Here's what happened: When we rented the car, we...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
| 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 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 43-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested on the 2600 block of Willow Road on Jan. 21 for not having a valid driver's license and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
| 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...
| 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...