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.
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.
The treasure trove of former Chicago Outfit hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. goes on the auction block next month.
Thousands of Chicago janitors have reached a tentative deal that would avert a strike next week at private buildings and public schools.
A day after they rallied in Chicago’s Loop, union janitors took their strike threat to the suburbs, where they staged a large and noisy demonstration for their cause.
A doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn stands accused of fondling a patient and trying to put her hands on his crotch.
Times may be changing at the exclusive Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook.
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.
Authorities in Oak Brook have arrested and charged a boy in the robbery of the upscale flagship McDonald’s restaurant at company headquarters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dmitry Smirnov, 20, of Surrey, British Columbia, was charged with the Thursday shooting death of a Westmont woman he met online.
In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.
If you’re looking for a job, McDonalds is hanging out the “help wanted” sign.
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.
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.
The Fire and Police Commission in west suburban Oak Brook voted unanimously Saturday to fire Officer Stephen Peterson from the force.