| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Toxicology tests will determine if a man found dead in his Oak Brook home Thursday died from carbon monoxide poisoning, the DuPage County coroner’s office said today.
Pei Tang Yeh, 86, was found dead in a first-floor bathroom of a 15,000-square-...
| Oct 24, 2013
Tuesday's March on Springfield for Marriage Equality brought an estimated 3,000 supporters to the Capitol grounds
But the effort landed only one "corporate sponsor": travel company Orbitz, according to organizers. And march founder Tracy Baim, publisher...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
A Detroit man’s attempted robbery of an Oak Brook jeweler was over in minutes, but the effects of the crime, which led to him being shot, continue to reverberate, witnesses said today at his sentencing hearing.
Levert Jones, 25, who was wounded by...
| Nov 27, 2013
At least six Illinois companies have a stake in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to consider employers' religious objections that they cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide their workers.
The high court announced it would...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:32 AM
An Oak Brook attorney who has been charged with fraud and accused of taking $2.3 million from her clients has been disbarred.
Kathleen Niew, an author and former radio host of a financial advice show, was barred from practicing law by the Illinois...
| Nov 15, 2013
Ryland Homes is making a bet on Yorkville.
The publicly held homebuilder has acquired about 170 lots in the unfinished Windett Ridge subdivision from Next Generation Development Inc., has started construction on two model homes and plans to begin "full-...
| Nov 12, 2013
In 1991, Mark Kaufman was a physical therapist and athletic trainer with a receptionist, a small space at Clark and Oak streets, and an idea.
He became the trainer for local schools, sometimes for free, sometimes for a small stipend, as a way of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Burger King stock was on the upswing Monday after the fast-food company said its profit surged nearly 33% in the third quarter, beating predictions from Wall Street.
The Miami-based company said its adjusted net income soared to $81.1 million, or 23...
| Apr 18, 2013
Retired White Sox slugger Frank Thomas has listed two houses, one in Libertyville and the other outside Las Vegas, asking for a combined $4.45 million.
Thomas, 44, known as "The Big Hurt," played his final game in 2008 and retired in 2010. He now...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A Detroit man who was shot by a security guard after he smashed open a case in an Oak Brook jewelry store in June pleaded guilty Monday to attempted armed robbery.
Levert Jones, who was shot in the back during the holdup attempt, entered his guilty plea...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Johnny Dudek had piercing blue eyes, swooping bangs and a perfect grin — thanks to the braces that came off not long ago. Soon to turn 16, he was excited about getting the white Grand Am his grandmother left him before she died, though his parents...