| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
It was the Cubs' 75th home game of year, and that meant Larry Bell was at Wrigley Field for the 75th time this season.
Bell, 56, is best known as the founder of Bell's Brewery, which has grown from a 1980s home brewing hobby in Kalamazoo, Mich., to...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
He was a truck driver whose job was to deliver designer merchandise to authorized stores; she was an eBay seller who peddled designer items at discount prices online.
Between them, federal authorities say, they stole more than $300,000 worth of...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Elgin Donor Club hosted their annual fundraising luncheon at the charming Elgin Country Club. The event sold out with 200 guests and exceeded last year’s record.
Entering the dining area, guests were in awe of the room, beautifully decorated in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In the fairy tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback. Afraid, he climbs a tree and hears one of the men say, "open sesame." A door opens in a rock and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Jeffery Hall was supposed to be managing Orlando-based Millenia Gallery, but he was actually embezzling funds and selling some of the artwork on eBay, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Federal authorities announced the...
| Sep 24, 2014
Bill Fournier found his first fossil in high school, and has been interested in them ever since. He travels the state, finding them in places like Rainbow Reservoir in Windsor and on King's Island in the Connecticut River, and purchases some on eBay and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:16 AM
With consumers rushing to buy the new iPhone 6, Moto X or any other late-model smartphone, a related industry is bustling: recommerce companies that will buy your old smartphone, sometimes for hundreds of dollars.
And unless you have a good reason not...