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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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  • Detroit man pleads guilty to attempted jewelry heist at Oakbrook Center

    Detroit man pleads guilty to attempted jewelry heist at Oakbrook Center
    A Detroit man who was shot by a security guard after he smashed open a case in an Oak Brook jewelry store in June pleaded guilty Monday to attempted armed robbery. Levert Jones, who was shot in the back during the holdup attempt, entered his guilty plea...
  • Tests to determine if carbon monoxide killed Oak Brook man

    Tests to determine if carbon monoxide killed Oak Brook man
    Toxicology tests will determine if a man found dead in his Oak Brook home Thursday died from carbon monoxide poisoning, the DuPage County coroner’s office said today. Pei Tang Yeh, 86, was found dead in a first-floor bathroom of a 15,000-square-...
  • Neil Golden out as McDonald's U.S. marketing chief

    McDonald’s U.S. marketing head Neil Golden will leave his post early next year after working for the company for 24 years, the fast-food giant confirmed Tuesday. As chief marketing officer since April 2008, Golden helped introduce the McCafe...
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...
  • McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally

    McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally
    The world’s biggest burger chain is branching into a new realm of finger food, rolling out chicken Mighty Wings nationally starting Sept. 9. The lightly-breaded, bone-in drummettes and wingettes will come in three-, five- and 10-piece options, the...
  • Burger King beats forecasts as McDonald's drops Heinz

    Burger King stock was on the upswing Monday after the fast-food company said its profit surged nearly 33% in the third quarter, beating predictions from Wall Street. The Miami-based company said its adjusted net income soared to $81.1 million, or 23...
  • Illinois companies' health care challenge hinges on Supreme Court

    At least six Illinois companies have a stake in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to consider employers' religious objections that they cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide their workers. The high court announced it would...
  • New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market

    New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market
    Most electric vehicles are best used as second cars, given their short range and long recharging times. Now comes the Innova Dash -- a "third car" that lies somewhere between a golf cart and a passenger vehicle. “It’s meant to be more of a...
  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • Heroin: The human toll

     Heroin: The human toll
    Johnny Dudek had piercing blue eyes, swooping bangs and a perfect grin — thanks to the braces that came off not long ago. Soon to turn 16, he was excited about getting the white Grand Am his grandmother left him before she died, though his parents...
  • Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture

    Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture
    In 1991, Mark Kaufman was a physical therapist and athletic trainer with a receptionist, a small space at Clark and Oak streets, and an idea. He became the trainer for local schools, sometimes for free, sometimes for a small stipend, as a way of...
  • Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son

    Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son
    Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning. Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...