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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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  • New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market

    New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market
    Most electric vehicles are best used as second cars, given their short range and long recharging times. Now comes the Innova Dash -- a "third car" that lies somewhere between a golf cart and a passenger vehicle. “It’s meant to be more of a...
  • McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally

    McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally
    The world’s biggest burger chain is branching into a new realm of finger food, rolling out chicken Mighty Wings nationally starting Sept. 9. The lightly-breaded, bone-in drummettes and wingettes will come in three-, five- and 10-piece options, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • McDonald's exploring changes to Dollar Menu

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's Corp. says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it has been testing versions of its famous value menu...
  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • Neil Golden out as McDonald's U.S. marketing chief

    McDonald’s U.S. marketing head Neil Golden will leave his post early next year after working for the company for 24 years, the fast-food giant confirmed Tuesday. As chief marketing officer since April 2008, Golden helped introduce the McCafe...
  • Oswego working to keep small-town charm

    Oswego working to keep small-town charm
    Don't call Oswego a boom town. Village officials will tell you it is so past that. Boundary agreements with neighboring towns? Done. Updated comprehensive plan? Check. More schools? Got 'em, in spades. New village hall? The doors opened in May. Nor...
  • Before joining a destination club, ask questions

    Imagine having your pick of vacation villas worthy of millionaires in the world's most beautiful spots, with your every need attended to, including airport transfers and groceries in the fridge. Of course there's a catch. You may need $100,000 or more to...