Chicago police say 14-year-old charged in multiple carjackings and robberies since July
The other incidents he allegedly is connected to, many of which police said he was identified as taking part in through photo arrays by victims, occurred in the 8800 block of South Luella Avenue, the 1600 block of East 92nd Place, the 8900 block of South Constance Avenue, the 600 block of East Bowen Avenue, the 2600 block of East 91st Street, the 7900 block of South State Street, the 8800 block of South East End Avenue and the 8600 block of South University Avenue, police said.chicagotribune.com
My car has been sitting and the battery is dead. Now what?
And what if your car won’t start because of a dead battery? To revive a dead battery, first make sure each car is in park or neutral -- and turned off. Then, connect one end of the cable to the positive terminal of the donor battery, and then connect the other end to the positive terminal of the dead battery. Let the dead battery charge for a few minutes, and then turn the ignition on the vehicle of the dead battery to see if it starts. This only applies if you:a) Have someone to take you to a repair shop or the store right away to buy a new battery.
Don’t ignore your vehicle! 5 ways to prevent auto troubles as your car sits idle
Here are five tips to avoid problems that can come up with sitting vehicles:Make sure to run your car every once in a while. But just in case a car isn’t being used or a two-car household has turned into a one-car household where the other vehicle is just sitting idle, running the car is still vital. Gas does degrade over time, and in some cases, it will go bad in less than two months if a car remains idle. In addition to running the car, treating it with fuel stabilizer can extend the life of your car’s gas. If the gas already is bad, there are ways to remove the bad gas from the tank, according to itstillruns.com.
What's stopping autonomous cars?
This week a self-driving car traveled across the country from California to New York. Several automakers say we are just a few years away from having autonomous vehicles on the market, but Lauren Lyster tells us about a major speed bump that still needs to be crossed before drivers can take their hands off the wheel.cbsnews.com
Company hopes to launch flying car in 2017
A startup company has an idea for flying cars. It hopes to have the cars up and running by 2017. AeroMobil has been around for 5 years, and is now showing off the new vehicles in Austin, Texas. Getting the flying cars approved the FAA will not be easy. AeroMobil is still looking for the right parts to keep the car light enough for flight, yet still sturdy.
Are driverless cars that far away? Safety comes first.
Are driverless cars that far away? Safety comes first. Based on cameras and other sensors, much of the latest auto technology is geared towards driver safety. Jake Fisher of Consumer Reports explains how these advances are leading to full driverless capability of our cars.cbsnews.com