| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA – Johnny Manziel sat here in the same Promenade Ballroom at Disney’s Boardwalk Hotel about a year ago and discussed his future.
Back then, the Texas A&M quarterback was still making a name for himself. His surname was gone....
| Dec 14, 2013
Darien aldermen signed off on a new 2013-14 property tax levy on Dec. 2 that does not call for a property tax increase.
The total levy for all funds is $2.6 million, according to financial documents. The police pension, the largest levy fund, is $1.1...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Some of the most interesting comedy taking place during tomorrow night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" may occur during its commercial breaks.
In an intriguing ploy meant to harness both TV advertising and social-media, NBC will allow Lexus to run a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Darien Mayor Kathleen Weaver discussed everything from the city budget to public safety during her state of the city address last week at the Carriage Greens Country Club.
In previous years, Weaver had given the address at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon...
| Oct 14, 2013
News briefs from Lake Forest, Libertyville and Vernon Hills.
Social media launched
Lake Forest has launched The Social Media Guide for Businesses, which lists social media sites for local businesses to help them engage with customers...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:30 PM
With all due respect to Johnny Depp and Errol Flynn, piracy is a lot more complicated than Hollywood makes it look. How refreshing, therefore, that Paul Greengrass and company go out of their way to provide valuable context while also avoiding reductive...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
"I ate cat vomit," declared weatherman Scot Haney on WFSB's morning newscast, adding, "right here on television!" Minutes earlier, the Hartford station's on-air banter had gotten a little weird when Haney spotted what he thought was Grape-Nuts cereal left...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Despite the hostile reception from village residents to a proposed $50 million Wal-Mart development in Tinley Park and a "no" vote from a local school district, Mayor Ed Zabrocki intends to press forward with plans to bring in the superstore.
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:53 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's until 1 p.m. and Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do, and dining deals, too, so...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Menards may be coming to Vernon Hills and already has some residents worried about how the store will adversely affect traffic, noise and the quality of the area.
Representatives from Menards and Bradford Real Estate presented a concept plan for the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....