| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:17 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- Six of the top 10 local taxpayers are suing the town for allegedly overvaluing their properties in the just-completed revaluation.
Three of the six went to court even though their assessments fell.
The six are among 24 property owners,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off.
"It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...
| Jul 6, 2014
Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive.
When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
| Jul 3, 2014
— Dixon Mayor Jim Burke never knew Charles Walgreen, who grew up in this small western Illinois town and started what's now a multibillion-dollar, multinational drugstore chain.
But like others in Dixon, Burke is sure Walgreen, who died in 1939,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The following items were taken from Geneva police reports.
A 19-year-old Wheaton man was charged with aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon after he pulled a black folding pocket knife while at 7-Eleven, 621 W. State St., on June 10.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winn-Dixie has updated its coupon policy, and the changes are sure to irritate extreme couponers.
The new policy posted Monday on WinnDixie.com, outlines 14 rules that should smooth the check-out process and help reduce confusion for customers and...
| Jun 18, 2014
Mourners placed two bottles of Kendall Floyd's favorite tequila on the ground, tied red and white balloons to a chain-link fence and scribbled rest-in-peace messages on posters set up in his honor.
A night earlier, on May 17, the 20-year-old had been...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Police are warning about a phone scam that has bilked a Glendale man out of $11,500 after he received a call from someone posing as an immigration agent threatening jail time.
In the past few weeks, authorities have said scammers have been calling and...
| Jun 11, 2014
We learn as children that doing the right thing often comes at a cost. For businesses, there's an actual ledger.
If the proverbial road to hell is in fact paved with good intentions, executives with publicly held companies fear the Street will kick them...