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Michael Jordan

Jordan’s One Sixtyblue, Oakbrook Center Bloomingdale’s To Close

The Bloomingdale’s home and furnishings store at the Oak Brook Center, Michael Jordan’s swanky One Sixtyblue eatery in the West Loop, will both soon close.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

This surveillance photo shows the armed robbery of a west suburban McDonald's. (Oak Brook Police)

Suspect Charged In Robbery Of McDonald’s Near Company Headquarters

Authorities in Oak Brook have arrested and charged a boy in the robbery of the upscale flagship McDonald’s restaurant at company headquarters.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Surveillance video images of a man suspected of stealing gold chains from two stores in Orland Park and four other stores in Chicago Ridge, Oak Brook, Lombard and Joliet. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Thief Has Stolen $20K In Gold Chains From Suburban Jewelry Stores

Authorities are looking for a jewelry thief who ripped off at least two Orland Park stores and is suspected of similar robberies in four other suburbs.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Empty Classroom

Labor Dispute Looms Over New School Year In Western Suburbs

A new school year begins Thursday in Community Consolidated School District 181 serving the Hinsdale area, but a labor dispute between teacher and the school board underlies it all.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Canadian Man Gets Life For Killing Ex-Girlfriend In Oak Brook

They only dated for a few weeks, but 2 1/2 years later Dmitry Smirnov was still so angry about their break-up that he stalked and murdered his former girlfriend, Jitka Vesel.

07/23/2011

(David Paul Morris/ Getty Images)

One Million Applications, 62,000 Jobs Served At McDonald’s

After sifting through about one million applications, McDonald’s hired hired more than 60,000 workers nationwide, and over 1,000 in Chicagoland, in conjunction with its National Hiring Day earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Demetry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

UPDATE: Woman Stalked, Fatally Shot In Oak Brook

Prosecutors say a 20-year-old Canadian man used high-tech tools to stalk his former girlfriend and track her to Oak Brook, where he fatally shot her Wednesday.

04/14/2011

Demetry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

Woman Stalked, Fatally Shot In Oak Brook

Dmitry Smirnov, 20, of Surrey, British Columbia, was charged with the Thursday shooting death of a Westmont woman he met online.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Many Suburban Mayors Ousted; Tax Hikes Rejected

In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

McDonald's

McDonald’s To Hire 50,000, Fight ‘McJob’ Stereotype

If you’re looking for a job, McDonalds is hanging out the “help wanted” sign.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich To Teens: ‘You Must Get Involved’

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich told hundreds of high school students on Saturday that they should get involved in politics, even though he hopes his own kids stay away from it.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Francis Cardinal George

Catholics Reflect On Cardinal George’s Potential Retirement

A published report says Francis Cardinal George is expected to submit his resignation to the Pope early next year when he turns 75, as a formality.

03/19/2011

Stephen Peterson

Drew Peterson’s Son Fired From Oak Brook P.D.

The Fire and Police Commission in west suburban Oak Brook voted unanimously Saturday to fire Officer Stephen Peterson from the force.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2011

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson’s Son Could Get Ruling Soon

After a series of delays, Drew Peterson’s police officer son is expected to learn Saturday if he will keep his job on the Oak Brook force.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

1 Hurt In Car, Semi Crash On Reagan Tollway

One person suffered minor injuries when a car hit a wall and burst into flames, after colliding with a semi Monday morning on the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway.

02/07/2011

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Oak Brook Village President Collects 4 Pensions

The village president of west suburban Oak Brook regularly decries the public pension gravy train, but now an investigation finds he and his wife are riding it.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

Photo Of Parking Space (AP Photo)

Attention Holiday Shoppers: Avoid Handicapped Parking

When you head out to the mall this weekend for holiday shopping, don’t be tempted to park in handicapped spots.

11/24/2010

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