| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Nine video gambling cafes with friendly names like Stella's Place and Dotty's have opened in the last several weeks from Oak Lawn to Matteson.
These cafes are essentially mini-casinos with each one having the state limit of five video gambling machines....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Three area school districts have announced they will remain closed on Tuesday due to the extreme cold.
Naperville Unit District 203, Indian Prairie Unit District 204 and Lisle Unit District 202 have all canceled classes as well as after-school...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:56 AM
When Karen Laspisa heard the doorbell ring at 8 o'clock one recent morning, she jumped out of bed expecting to see her son Bryce.
The Naperville Central graduate had just gone off to college in Northern California for his sophomore year, and this was...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
BUCKNELL (18) Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School Thomas Adams LB/LS 6-2 215 Sparta, N.J./Pope John XXIII Abdullah Anderson DE 6-4 240 Absegami, N.J./Absegami Mac Atkins S 6-0 200 Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon Craig Cassidy DE 6-1 235 Mount Laurel,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When he first launched the Kickstarter campaign for his documentary film, Brett Culp could have hardly imagined the response he'd receive. The director of "Legends of the Knight" -- described as "a documentary film exploring the power of heroic stories &...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Office Depot announced Tuesday that it has selected Boca Raton for its corporate headquarters following its merger last month with Illinois-based OfficeMax.
The office-supply company, which has been in South Florida since 1986, said its decision was the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:55 AM
Office Depot will continue taking care of business in South Florida.
The company announced Tuesday it has chosen Boca Raton as its corporate headquarters after its merger last month with suburban Chicago-based OfficeMax.
State and local economic...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:21 PM
OfficeMax chief executive Ravi Saligram withdrew his name from the running as new CEO of the combined Office Depot-OfficeMax company, Saligram said in a letter to employees filed with securities regulators on Wednesday.
The action means the new CEO of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Another DuPage County resident stepped forward today, complaining that he asked last month to be considered for an appointment to Metra's board but never heard back from County Chairman Dan Cronin, who plans to name a fellow politician to the post....