| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Two burger chains are making the commute from the suburbs into Chicago city to beef up the city’s burger options.
Meatheads has eight locations in Illinois, including restaurants in Northbrook, Naperville and Schaumburg, and is working on opening a...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:51 AM
A dab of toothpaste has long been a favorite home remedy for clearing up pimples. But could it also cause them?
Despite suspicions from some zit-stricken folks seeking answers on online advice forums, dermatologists say there's no reason to blame...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Campus sex assaults
A 14-month examination into the handling of sexual assault cases on Midwestern campuses prompted two federal investigations and sweeping changes to how universities and prosecutors respond to reports.
In November, the U.S. Department...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
A 17-year-old student and football player at Glenbrook North High School has died, school officials announced.
William “Billy” Garrity, of Northbrook, was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at his home, according to the Cook County medical...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 7:58 AM
You can't go wrong with a granite countertop. It's durable, low-maintenance and attractive. But, with dramatic slabs of heavily veined marble and other, more exotic natural stones popping up in high-gloss designer kitchens and baths, those familiar...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Allstate Insurance Co. and two related insurers have agreed to stop selling their heavily advertised Your Choice Auto policies. The Northbrook, Ill., company that provides auto insurance coverage to 1.5 million California households stopped offering the...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:27 PM
A Northbrook man charged last week with stealing more than $10,000 from the Wilmette Park District wants a speedy trial to clear his name, his lawyer told a judge today.
“We do look forward to our day on court,” said Park Ridge attorney Frank...
| Nov 12, 2010
Eight of 10 public high school juniors in Illinois weren't considered ready for college classes in all subjects based on ACT testing last spring -- and many students missed the mark even at posh suburban Chicago schools that graduate some of the state's...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Two Northbrook women have been charged with criminal neglect, a day after their 83-year-old father died from an infection, officials said today.
Werner Bernhard of the 2800 block of Beckwith Road in the northern suburb was pronounced dead at 8:18 p.m....