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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • Tests to determine if carbon monoxide killed Oak Brook man

    Tests to determine if carbon monoxide killed Oak Brook man
    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-...
  • Harris: Gay marriage event draws thousands of marchers — and just 1 'corporate sponsor'

    Harris: Gay marriage event draws thousands of marchers — and just 1 'corporate sponsor'
    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...
  • Man who tried to rob Oak Brook jewelry store gets 8 years in prison

    Man who tried to rob Oak Brook jewelry store gets 8 years in prison
    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...
  • Illinois companies' health care challenge hinges on Supreme Court

    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...
  • Oak Brook attorney disbarred after fraud accusations

    Oak Brook attorney disbarred after fraud accusations
    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...
  • Ryland aims to kick-start stalled subdivision

    Ryland aims to kick-start stalled subdivision
    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-...
  • Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture

    Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture
    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...
  • Burger King beats forecasts as McDonald's drops Heinz

    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...
  • Ex-Sox slugger Frank Thomas lists two homes

    Ex-Sox slugger Frank Thomas lists two homes
    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...
  • Detroit man pleads guilty to attempted jewelry heist at Oakbrook Center

    Detroit man pleads guilty to attempted jewelry heist at Oakbrook Center
    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...
  • Heroin: The human toll

     Heroin: The human toll
    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...