| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
After images of gun-toting activists in Target Corp. stores spread online through social media, a gun-control advocacy group is urging the Minneapolis retailer to ban firearms at its stores.
A petition launched this week by Moms Demand Action for Gun...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:16 AM
A plan to redevelop the site of a closed hotel in Elmhurst's newest tax increment financing district won approval from two city committees this week, with one approving zoning variations and the other agreeing to provide up to $500,000 in TIF money to the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:22 AM
While Elmhurst City Council members Monday approved conditional use and zoning variation requests needed to redevelop the former Waverton Hotel property, a vote on a request for up to $500,000 in tax increment financing (TIF) assistance was delayed at the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Just in case you missed all the evidence that the Emerald City isn’t anything like where you live (think Socialist elected to the City Council and a $15-an-hour minimum wage, not to mention Starbucks coffee that actually tastes good) comes this...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Road closures and power outages continued Tuesday after heavy storms struck Orland Park Monday evening.
Road closures included 159th Street between Wolf Road and Will Cook Road due to power lines that fell across the road during Monday night's high...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Baby's Cheesesteak, which closed an Orland Park location in August, reopened recently at 15020 S. LaGrange Road in the Art Van Furniture plaza in Orland Park.
"We closed because of the expansion of LaGrange Road and because Starbucks wanted our...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Wow. Does Maureen Dowd have an amazing job, or what?
Not only does the New York Times columnist occupy some of the most exclusive real estate in journalism, she got her editors to pay her way to Denver to score some dope and get high.
She sold the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports:
A man desribed to be in his 30s with a beard and his hair in dreadlocks tried to lure an Oak Park boy into his white Chevrolet van on the 600 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at 2:35...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Glenview officials are creating a new class of liquor licenses to accommodate coffee shops that want to offer beer and wine to their customers.
The amendment to the village's code, which Glenview trustees approved recently, creates a "Class J" category...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:53 PM
At least 10 more Caribou Coffee locations in the suburbs, including ones in Northbrook and Lake Forest, are going to be closing their doors instead of being turned into Peet's Coffee and Tea, as originally planned, company officials said.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:39 AM
McDonald's ranked last, again, in an annual ranking of fast food restaurants by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
The bottom ranking has been an annual tradition since the ACSI survey started 20 years ago. In 2014, McDonald's Corp.'s satisfaction...