| 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.
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
More than $93,000 has been raised for a young girl after her family said she was kicked out of a KFC in Mississippi last week because of facial injuries she received in a pit bull attack.
The family said the money would help pay the mounting medical...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
KFC is cashing in on prom season with its latest offering -- the chicken corsage.
You read that right. In a partnership with Kentucky-based florist company Nanz & Kraft, for a limited time, you can get chicken corsage kits for $20.
The kits come with...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Employees at a KFC in Mississippi told a 3-year-old dog attack victim's family that her scars were scaring customers and they'd have to leave the restaurant, WAPT is reporting.
The little girl had her cheek bone, jaw, nose and right eye socket broken...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Are prom hunger pangs really that bad? KFC thinks so. For $20 KFC will "make love less awkward" with a wrist corsage festooned with a piece of KFC's original recipe, extra crispy or grilled chicken. Hurry up, young ones: There are only 100 of these...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A 23-year-old New Lenox man was charged with DUI, failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle during a June 6 crash investigation in the parking lot...
| 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 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Fast-food workers around the world rallied for a higher minimum wage Thursday in what organizers called the largest such protest of its kind.
The movement, which began as a single walkout in New York in 2012 before sprawling across the U.S. last year,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:28 AM
Virginia and Virginia Tech ranked among the top half of the ACC’s eight public schools in 2012-13 athletics revenue but not among the top 25 nationally.
USA Today’s database of revenue, expenses and student-fee subsidies, an annual...