| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:54 PM
News briefs form Lake Zurich and Mundelein.
Cops take first place in national competition
The Lake Zurich Police Department recently won first place in its category for the 2012 National Law Enforcement Challenge, according to a department release....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
You might have missed this, if you didn't happen to hit the right fast food drive-through on the right day in July, but your neighborhood burger-flippers and assorted labor activists staged one-day strikes in cities across the country. They called for the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The Fig & Olive restaurant chain drips with foodie cred.
The eateries, which started in Manhattan, feature fancy olive oils and celebrity sightings. An average diner's check easily breaches $50. The Mediterranean-inspired cuisine is the antithesis of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:42 PM
KFC is attempting to go from fast food to fast casual with a new upscale concept called KFC eleven, aimed at a younger, more stylish millennial set. The fried chicken chain is introducing salads, flat bread sandwiches and more to a test location in...
| Mar 10, 2013
Here in Chicago, where locals intuitively know a wink and a nod might have as many different meanings as Tom Skilling has descriptions for precipitation, we should well understand the difficulties faced by companies looking to do business in emerging...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:05 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — McDonald's and one of its franchise owners agreed to pay $700,000 to members of the Muslim community to settle allegations a Detroit-area restaurant falsely advertised its food as being prepared according to Islamic dietary...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Developer J. Joseph Clarke has come up with a half-dozen ideas over the past 20 years — a hotel, corporate headquarters, residences, office space — for a prominent downtown site three blocks from the Inner Harbor. But none took hold.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SIOUX FALLS - A former worker at a South Dakota beef processor is suing ABC News, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and a food blogger, saying their use of the phrase ''pink slime'' to describe one of the company's products led to him losing his job.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's Corp. and members of Michigan's Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law....
| Nov 18, 2012
HAVANA — "It's been 51 years since the event you Americans call the Bay of Pigs, but now Playa Girón is a popular beach destination for foreigners," the guide tells me. It is hard to imagine that the words "Bay of Pigs" could do anything but fill...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - As pork producers build new barns and retrofit old ones to give hogs more space, they say consumers opposed to keeping pregnant sows in tight cages can expect to pay for their clearer consciences with higher food prices.