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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

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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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  • A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales

    A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales
    Wall Street has dished up a heavy serving of doom and gloom for McDonald's Corp. in recent months as the world's largest restaurant company missed analyst expectations, suffered profit slumps and shuffled its roster of executives But the fast-food giant...
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...
  • McDonald's says rest of 2013 will be 'challenged'

    The rest of the year won’t be easy for McDonald’s Corp., according to the chief executive of the world’s largest burger chain. Same-store sales at U.S. restaurants open more than a year were slightly negative in June, according to...
  • 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...
  • McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales

    McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales
    For the first time in months, a key sales figure at McDonald’s rose in May as the world’s largest burger chain tried to stay ahead of competitors by sprucing up its menu. Same-store sales were up 2.6% last month, beating out Wall Street&...
  • McDonald's blames February sales slide on 2012 leap year

    Sales at McDonald’s restaurants slipped 1.5% last month, but not because of global economic difficulties or fast-casual competition. The fast food behemoth attributed the slide to the difficulty of comparing February’s performance against...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Residents rescued as rivers rise and levees break

    Residents rescued as rivers rise and levees break
    With a few more rain showers and even snow flurries predicted in the Chicago area Friday, rescue workers pulled stranded residents from their flood-damaged homes while Gov. Pat Quinn declared 38 counties state disaster areas. Gov. Quinn’s office...
  • 1 killed, 1 injured in Reagan Tollway crash near Oak Brook

    1 killed, 1 injured in Reagan Tollway crash near Oak Brook
    A suburban man was killed and another injured this morning when the car they were in crashed on Interstate 88 near Oak Brook, authorities said. A spokeswoman for the DuPage County coroner’s office said the 29-year-old man’s name was not being...
  • Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary

    Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary
    Edward Derwinski, who represented Chicago's south side and adjoining suburbs in Congress for nearly a quarter-century before becoming the nation's first secretary of Veterans Affairs, died Sunday of cancer at a nursing home in Oak Brook, Ill., his...