| 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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Today, I debate the 2012 presidential race with Jeff Berkowitz, a former business litigation lawyer and economics professor who hosts "Public Affairs," a cable interview show that focuses on Illinois politics. From Jeff, to Eric: In your Sunday column,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Meet face to face with top employers at the National Career Fairs Job Fair!
Register at www.nationalcareerfairs.com and you will receive the company list and our online job fair guide.
Monday, September 24, 2012 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Marriott Chicago -...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:31 PM
An accountant from Aurora accused of embezzling more than a quarter-million dollars from his employers has been charged with theft, DuPage County authorities said today.
Bail was set at $250,000 for Shaun Horan, 31, of the 1600 block of Blackwell Lane,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:35 PM
A rumbling, wind-whipping afternoon storm that passed directly over downtown Chicago brought the day’s brutal 103-degree temperature plummeting down into the 80s, though the cool down didn’t last long and Friday is still poised to break heat...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:45 PM
A DuPage County judge wants Oak Brook officials to better explain why they terminated former police officer Stephen Peterson, who is accused by the village of obstructing an investigation into the disappearance of the wife of his father, Drew Peterson,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning.
Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:22 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2013
An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster.