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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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  • The Rhubarb Patch: Extreme Differences

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss the 2012 presidential race. To.....
  • It's Fryday: McDonald’s tests new foods, technologies, image

     
    McDonald’s Corp.’s so-called “Plan to Win” is stacked with heavy expansion and remodeling efforts as well as a slew of new menu items, executives told investors this week. At Investor Day on Thursday, the fast-food giant said it...
  • Death penalty and deterrence -- the argument from anecdote

     
    Moved up from Thursday for visibility News story from a week ago: For more than a week, prosecutors say, Dmitry Smirnov had planned to kill Jitka Vesel, a Westmont woman who had ended their brief relationship about three years ago.......
  • More salaries online

     
    A commenter noted that the public school teacher / administrator salary database is a nice companion to Chicago's nifty new salary database of all current city employees. I'm a city resident, and I'm more than OK with the recently announced......
  • First Folio invites you into the life of Katharine Hepburn

    It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
  • Suburban theater for the week of Oct. 14-20

    "The Woman in Black": Fox Valley Repertory marks the ghostly season with Stephen Mallatratt's sturdy chiller (which is being turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe). An actor is hired by attorney Arthur Kipps to help him exorcise the memory of an...
  • Oak Brook votes to fire Drew Peterson's son

    Oak Brook votes to fire Drew Peterson's son
    Oak Brook police and fire commissioners dismissed police officer Stephen Peterson today for obstructing an investigation into the disappearance of the wife of his father, Drew Peterson. Commissioners voted 3-0 to terminate the 31-year-old officer, who...
  • Woman who stole money and sent flowers to self headed to prison

    Woman who stole money and sent flowers to self headed to prison
    A bookkeeper who used part of about $120,000 she stole to purchase flowers that she had sent to herself with other people’s names signed on the greeting cards was sentenced today to seven years in prison. Raimonda Uva, 37, of the 400 block of...
  • John Williams' Holiday Office Party Official Rules

    To Enter and Play: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, tell us in 300 words or less why your office deserves a holiday party this year. E-mail your entry, along with your name, age, address and telephone number and your company's name, address, telephone...
  • Husband shot ex-wife to death in self-defense outside Oak Brook hotel, lawyer says

    Husband shot ex-wife to death in self-defense outside Oak Brook hotel, lawyer says
    A Bolingbrook man shot his ex-wife to death in self-defense in the parking lot of an Oak Brook hotel on New Year’s Day 2010, his lawyer said today. A jury heard opening statements and testimony as Jerry L. Hudson’s trial for the murder of...
  • Bolingbrook man guilty in shooting death of ex-wife in Oak Brook

    Bolingbrook man guilty in shooting death of ex-wife in Oak Brook
    A DuPage County jury Tuesday quickly rejected a Bolingbrookman’s claim of self-defense and found him guilty of murdering his ex-wife in an Oak Brook hotel parking lot. The jury needed about 90 minutes to convict Jerry Hudson of first-degree...