| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A 51-year-old woman was charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly hitting an employee who wanted to leave the a CVS facility in Buffalo Grove where they worked.
A female employee called police at 1:21 p.m. July 10, reporting that her boss hit...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:17 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- Six of the top 10 local taxpayers are suing the town for allegedly overvaluing their properties in the just-completed revaluation.
Three of the six went to court even though their assessments fell.
The six are among 24 property owners,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills.
But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Amazon.com has cracked the top 10 in Stores magazine’s annual ranking of the 100 largest U.S. retailers, a first for an online-only retailer.
With domestic sales up 27 percent between 2012 and 2013 to $44 billion, Amazon.com muscled its way from...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city.
Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:55 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The following items were taken from Geneva police reports.
A 19-year-old Wheaton man was charged with aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon after he pulled a black folding pocket knife while at 7-Eleven, 621 W. State St., on June 10.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
| Jun 18, 2014
Mourners placed two bottles of Kendall Floyd's favorite tequila on the ground, tied red and white balloons to a chain-link fence and scribbled rest-in-peace messages on posters set up in his honor.
A night earlier, on May 17, the 20-year-old had been...