| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:27 PM
KFC has brought back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two fried chicken filets instead of a bun.
The return of the Double Down is the third crazy fast food concotion news this week alone.
On Monday, KFC made headlines for teaming...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Fast food company Taco Bell is promoting its president, Brian Niccol, to chief executive starting in 2015.
Niccol will assume the top spot in the Irvine chain on Jan. 1. On the same day, current Chief Executive Greg Creed will be elevated to helm Yum...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
When you come across a story that asks who views more porn, those in red states (Republicans) or those in blue states (Democrats), well you have to read on.
The investigation was conducted by the website pornhub.com, which used a formula that compiled...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The hunt for quality fried chicken has gotten a little harder, thanks to the closure of Maryland Fried Chicken in Palmer Township earlier this year.
The fast-casual restaurant at 2469 Nazareth Road, in the 25th Street Shopping Center, was an area staple...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:31 AM
When Kathy Birkett opened Neuqua Valley High School as its first principal in 1997, she jokingly dubbed the retention pond on the campus "Lake Birkett."
But now as the superintendent of Indian Prairie Unit District 204 wraps up her 35-year career in the...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:20 AM
A local fixture is gearing up to move to a bigger location, and village officials on Monday agreed to contribute almost $6,300 to help Luke's of Mundelein set up shop a few blocks away on Lake Street.
The money, the first issued under a new grant...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
There's nothing sweet about sugar when it comes to your weight--and health. Sugar is sneaky, going by many names and often hiding in plain sight in so-called "health" foods or "diet" foods.
As long as you're consuming lots of the...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Here are my five favorites of the Top 25 hottest urban legends circulating on the Internet, as determined by the myth busters at the urban legend website Snopes.com.
• "As of 20 March 2014, Facebook will be banning all posts expressing religious...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on chicken chain Chick-fil-A.
Quietly, Yum is opening a single-concept store in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday that will sell a curated collection of chicken sandwiches, tenders, fries,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:05 AM
McDonald’s is facing several lawsuits filed this week by fast food workers who accuse the burger giant of systematically stealing their wages and committing other labor violations.
The suits, filed Wednesday and Thursday, are seeking class-...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Business news in the southwest suburbs.
Orders caught up in closing
A Tinley Park company that provided uniforms and sports gear for local teams and players for more than 20 years closed earlier this year and left many unsatisfied customers.