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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Accountant accused of $285,000 embezzlement

    Accountant accused of $285,000 embezzlement
    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,...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: McDonald's Corp.

    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 Total...
  • Storm brings brief relief, back in the 100s Friday

    Storm brings brief relief, back in the 100s Friday
    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...
  • McDonald's unveils Chicken McBites

    McDonald's unveils Chicken McBites
    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...
  • Macy's to close Oak Brook Bloomingdale's

    Macy's to close Oak Brook Bloomingdale's
    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....
  • Canadian man pleads guilty to April Oak Brook murder

    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...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Lobster: Helping fish get from the sea to your stomach for 38 years!

    Supreme Lobster: Helping fish get from the sea to your stomach for 38 years!
    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...