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McDonald's

Suspicious Package At McDonald’s HQ Was Media Player

McDonald’s corporate headquarters in west suburban Oak Brook were evacuated late Friday morning, after someone found a suspicious package that turned out to be a digital media player.

09/26/2014

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Police: Burglars Back Van Into Oak Brook Store, Make Off With Merchandise

Eight people broke into a Louis Vuitton store in west suburban Oak Brook early Sunday after backing a minivan through the front doors.

09/07/2014

Park Ridge Cemetery

Remains Of 27 Oak Brook Settlers To Be Re-Buried

The bodies of 27 Oak Brook pioneers are nearing their journey’s end, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

08/25/2014

McDonald's

McDonald’s Sales Hit By China Scandal, US Weakness

McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. The results reflect what is likely to be just the beginnings of the fallout from a Chinese food scandal late last month.

08/08/2014

Graves from a 19th century cemetery were found in the back yard of a home in Oak Brook, and will be relocated to another cemetery. (Credit: CBS)

Archaeologists Relocating Graves Found In Yard In Oak Brook

A team of archaeologists has been excavating the yard of a west suburban home for the past two weeks, after the residents unearthed several graves from a 19th century cemetery.

08/01/2014

A couple gets married at a McDonald's in Hong Kong. (Credit: McDonald's)

It’s A Nice Day For A McDonald’s Wedding

Couples are loving it at McDonald’s in Hong Kong.

07/15/2014

McDonald's

More Than 100 Demonstrators Arrested Outside McDonalds HQ For Minimum Wage Protest

More than half of the McDonald’s staff at its corporate headquarters was told to work from home on Wednesday, because the threat of demonstrations by minimum wage workers forced the company to close an office building.

05/21/2014

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Thieves Steal Jewelry, Watches From Lord And Taylor Store In Oakbrook Center

A smash-and-grab at Lord and Taylor in Oakbrook Center early Wednesday morning.

05/14/2014

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Gang Problem Growing, Seeping Into Suburbs, Authorities Say

Grim statistics were at the heart of multi-state summit held Friday in Oak Brook. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

02/14/2014

One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

CO Detectors Not Working In Oak Brook Home Where Man Died

Carbon monoxide detectors were not working in a west suburban Oak Brook mansion where an 86-year-old man died and seven women were injured as a result of a leak Thursday morning.

01/17/2014

One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

One Dead, Seven Sickened In Oak Brook Carbon Monoxide Leak

A carbon monoxide leak Thursday morning in west suburban Oak Brook left an 84-year-old man dead and sent at seven women to the hospital.

01/16/2014

Stephen Peterson

Court Upholds Firing Of Drew Peterson’s Son From Police Force

A trial judge previously determined police and fire commissioners in Oak Brook was justified in firing officer Stephen Peterson after concluding he’d obstructed the investigation into the disappearance of his father’s fourth wife.

12/13/2013

McDonald's

Australians Hand-Deliver Petitions To McDonald’s HQ

A team of Aussies traveled some 8,000 miles from the tiny town of Tecoma to Oak Brook to be heard. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley shows us why they don’t want big macs down under.

09/18/2013

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Attorney Charged With Stealing More Than $2M From Clients

Kathleen Niew, who operated Niew Legal Partners in Oak Brook, was arrested Thursday at her office and charged with 10 counts of wire fraud,

08/29/2013

Levert Jones, 25, is charged with the attempted robbery of an Oakbrook Center jewelry store on June 23. | Photo provided by DuPage County State's Attorney

$500K Bond For Man Charged With Attempted Robbery Of Oak Brook Jewelry Store

A man has been charged in a brazen robbery attempt at a mall jewelry store in suburban Chicago in which the suspect was shot.

06/29/2013

Police tape outside a store at Oakbrook Center. (Credit: Jim Williams)

Cops Recover Getaway Vehicle From Oak Brook Jewelry Store Robbery

Oak Brook police are still trying to catch two of the three men who tried to rob a jewelry store at the Oakbrook Center mall yesterday.

06/23/2013

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McDonald’s Adding Variations To Quarter Pounder, Drops Pricier Angus Burgers

The company, based in Oak Brook, Ill., says the new burgers will replace its meatier Angus Third Pounders, which were among the most expensive items on its menu at around $4 to $5.

05/13/2013

File Photo of Auto Accident (David McNew/ Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Crash On I-88

A man died and another person suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 88 near west suburban Oak Brook, authorities said.

11/13/2012

Stephen Peterson

Judge: Oak Brook Must Further Explain Why It Fired Drew Peterson’s Son

A DuPage County judge on Tuesday ordered the Oak Brook Board of Fire and Police Commissioners better explain its reasoning for firing the son of Drew Peterson, who is currently on trial in Will County for allegedly murdering his ex-wife.

08/08/2012

Stephen Peterson

Drew Peterson’s Son Files $10M Lawsuit Over Firing

Stephen Peterson, son of Drew Peterson, who is awaiting trial on charges he murdered his wife, filed a $10 million federal lawsuit Tuesday over his firing from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011.

07/10/2012

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