| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:13 PM
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| Feb 19, 2011
| 10:55 AM
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...
| 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,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., McDonald's Corp. (ticker symbol MCD) has fast-food restaurants around the world.
2011 rank: 6
2010 rank: 7
Full-time employees in 2011: NA
Part-time employees in 2011: NA
Total employees in 2011: 10,272
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:04 PM
McDonald’s now has its eye on the KFC customer, launching its new Chicken McBites in the U.S. on the same day that it announced record revenue of $27 billion for 2011.
The variation on popcorn chicken, featuring chicken breast and home-style...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Macy's will soon be closing its Bloomingdales home and furniture store in Oakbrook but its also planning to open a new Macy's store in Gurnee.
The new Macy’s in Gurnee is expected to be 140,000 square-feet and is set to open in the spring of 2013....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:35 PM
A Canadian man pleaded guilty Friday to stalking and murdering a Westmont woman and said in court he committed the crime because she had ended their brief relationship in 2008.
Dmitry Smirnov, 21, of Surrey, British Columbia, was sentenced to natural...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 12:55 PM
You may have never stepped into Villa Park's Supreme Lobster, but there's a good chance you've eaten some of their fish.
The nearly 38 year-old seafood supplier ships fresh fish to more than 3,000 Midwestern restaurants, including many of the top spots...