| 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 20, 2014
| 6:15 PM
McDonald's has cleared the last major hurdle to start construction on a restaurant in Forks Township.
During its meeting Thursday night, the Board of Supervisors gave preliminary final approval for construction of the restaurant, with a drive-thru, in...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:20 PM
In early March, Darin Givens called Pheathine Quinn III and said he was on a lucky streak.
Givens and another friend, Joseph Price, had robbed the same Orlando CVS several times — pocketing thousands of dollars each heist, authorities say....
| 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 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city.
Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Federal authorities have banned Capital BlueCross from enrolling new customers into its Medicare plans, saying the health insurance company denied some seniors coverage for emergency services and access to prescription drugs, and overcharged about 3,000...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 29, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Here's another chapter in the endless book about why you shouldn't believe everything your read or hear on product promotions. Lornamead Inc., whose "Lice Shield" products are sold at major chain stores including Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2014
It's 11 p.m. the night before Father's Day or a graduation. What are you going to do? Head to a Kodak kiosk at a CVS or Target store, upload a picture and personalized card right then and there. "It's a great way to be able to use all those photos sitting...