| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:00 AM
"The Woman in Black": Fox Valley Repertory marks the ghostly season with Stephen Mallatratt's sturdy chiller (which is being turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe). An actor is hired by attorney Arthur Kipps to help him exorcise the memory of an...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:04 PM
A bookkeeper who used part of about $120,000 she stole to purchase flowers that she had sent to herself with other people’s names signed on the greeting cards was sentenced today to seven years in prison.
Raimonda Uva, 37, of the 400 block of...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:13 PM
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| 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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
With the state’s primary election less than three weeks away, just how much Illinois will be in play in the Republican presidential contest could depend upon next week’s Super Tuesday contests.
Mitt Romney’s twin primary victories in...
| 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...
| 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...