| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Police were holding a "person of interest" following an attempted bank robbery in Oak Park this afternoon, a village spokesman said.
The robbery attempt took place at the US Bank branch at 104 N. Oak Park Ave. at 2:17 p.m., said Dave Powers, a spokesman...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A man 20 to 25 years old with a thin mustache robbed the Fifth Third Bank, 840 S. Oak Park Ave., of an unknown amount of cash Oct. 3.
He approached the teller at 10:34 a.m., implied he had a gun and handed her a note. After getting the cash, he fled...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop. He pulled graveyard shifts to put himself through college and...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Herbalife Ltd. shares plunged more than 10% after hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said he has new evidence of illegal activity at the Los Angeles nutritional products company.
Ackman said he will share the evidence at a presentation in New York on...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:54 AM
A lawyer for former Mascotte police Officer James Duckett, on death row for raping and strangling an 11-year-old girl, thinks the ex-lawman could get a new trial because flawed FBI forensics testimony was used to convict him.
But others familiar with...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Longtime Herbalife Ltd. critic Bill Ackman leveled new allegations against the company, saying training programs for its prospective sales people are misleading and violate labor laws.
But investors seemed unimpressed, driving shares of the Los...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites — including two in Maryland — as viable options for a new headquarters building for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a long awaited short list...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Alexander Wachs makes his living playing video games for the enjoyment of a vast online audience, and a few weeks ago, he was guiding an avatar through the zombie-infested wasteland of "DayZ" when loud thumps interrupted his adventure.
"Hold on, guys,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The FBI is looking for a man who attempted to rob a TCF Bank in La Grange Park earlier this month.
The man entered the bank at 507 E. Woodlawn Ave. at about 10:45 a.m. July 16, according to La Grange Park police. He showed a teller a note but then...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.
On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....