| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
How you greeted the news that the Graham family had sold the legendary Washington Post probably depended on the first thing you do every morning, after you brush your teeth. If you turn on your computer and click to the day's news, you didn't even think...
| Aug 6, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•Two men, 19 and 18, from Oak Park were charged with disorderly conduct after they yelled at and chased a 16-year-old River Forest boy on the 500 block of North Grove Avenue at 11:45 p....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:20 PM
You might be buying a calculator, but you don’t need one to know that the cost of back-to-school shopping adds up.
But there are ways to save when shopping for school supplies, as local residents have found out.
Strategies include using coupons...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:29 AM
August is going to be an exciting month for the new Storrs Center. Much of the second phase of the mixed-use development is set, while those that moved in last year are celebrating their first anniversary.
Phase two of Storrs Center, located feet from...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The redevelopment of 611 Green Bay Road in Wilmette, a village-owned swath of land nestled between a bike shop and an antique store, has been delayed — but the plan could be expanding.
Trustees recently approved a third extension on the "due...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by those endless rows of cosmetics at your local drugstore. The products are plentiful, peppering an expanse of shelves in a dizzying array of compacts, lip stains and neon-tube mascaras, all housed in tightly sealed...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Fashion-forward teens and young adults often face the perplexity of having a full closet, yet still "nothing to wear." They're also usually on a budget. Enter: Plato's Closet — a national chain of stores that buy and sell gently used brand-name...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
"Good news — you've been accepted!" the letter says. "Get up to 75% off when you use these free cards at your favorite pharmacy!"
Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Susan Segal normally spends about $30 for a three-month supply of a thyroid medication from CVS Caremark's mail-order pharmacy.
Recently, though, CVS sent her a different thyroid drug, which cost $23 more — a 77% increase.
Segal, 56, called to...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church.
In a city where some neighborhoods are...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:30 PM
By now, many people across the country have heard that the cover photo on the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine is not that of a young rock star or Hollywood heartthrob.
Instead, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of two brothers accused of...