| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is open to working with eBay Inc's PayPal to expand its payment options, Bloomberg reported, citing an interview with the Chinese e-commerce company's vice chairman.
"If you look at our footprint of being the largest online...
| Nov 10, 2014
Some say the dining room is dead — we say it has already been reincarnated. The key detail that makes today’s dining rooms up-to-date? A chic, savvy mix of chairs. Truth be told, the age of using one type of anything — fashion, bedroom...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Creating an animal, insect or rodent costume can be so tricky.
But leave it to Soojin Lee, the costume designer at South Coast Repertory, to evoke characters for the theater's children's production of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web."
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Amazon.com and state officials will announce Tuesday plans for new facilities in the Chicagoland region that would employ at least 1,000 people within three years, according to the state's economic development agency.
"We're beginning site selection...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case.
Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
An egg was thrown at a vehicle in the 4500 block of Barr Creek Lane between 10 p.m. June 17 and 4 a.m. June 18.
A ring was stolen from a woman in the 700 block of Raymond Drive between 10 p.m. June...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The following items were taken from Winnetka and Kenilworth police reports.
A resident of the 500 block of Hawthorn Lane reported to police on July 29 that an unknown offender used his social security number to open an account with Comcast...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The former head of school security at Niles North High School in Skokie has been sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay court fee and fines of $609 after he pleaded guilty to stealing electronic equipment from the school and selling it on...
| Oct 24, 2014
For the past five years, Jeff Quest has been building an impressive collection of first-edition, signed spy novels, including works by John le Carré, W. Somerset Maugham, (former Tribune columnist) Bill Granger and many others. "I'm very intent on...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Do not call Jeff Sonksen an artist.
Yes, he's the painter behind the celebrity portraits along the Seminole Wekiva Trail. And yes, he sometimes sells his work at local galleries.
But Sonksen considers himself a carpenter who just happens to know...