A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle outside a Wal-Mart in Lake Zurich.
The historic Pullman neighborhood, once the center of the railroad industry and home to the Pullman passenger car factory, is poised for a revival.
Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.
Walmart is suing the city of Chicago over the denial of a liquor license for it’s Express store on Chicago Avenue in the River North neighborhood.
After being caught eating a package of Oreos she hadn’t paid for, a long-time Wal-Mart employee admitted Monday to taking junk food from the company every week for four years, police said.
According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.
In the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Wal-Mart and Kmart have opened on Thanksgiving for some time now. What has changed over the years is the way they roll out deals. At Wal-Mart, they call it “The Blitz,” and at Kmart, they call them “Doorbusters.”
Something of a layaway war has erupted among big retailers.
Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.
It’s the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.
Wal-Mart is making another foray into Chicago’s South Side – this time in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
With temperatures hovering around 100, a south suburban woman left four mentally challenged adults in a van outside a southwest suburban Walmart on Thursday, while she went inside to shop, authorities said.
A Northlake mother says she was unaware of how her five children were being treated by her husband and was trying to get out of the relationship.
A couple from west suburban Northlake is charged with child abuse, after two of their five children were found bound and blindfolded in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Kansas.
A recreational vehicle owner has a warning for others — park at Wal-Mart at your own risk.
Nearly a year after plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store generated an uproar in the East Lakeview neighborhood, those plans are officially set to go ahead.
An Orland Park man is suing the pet food maker Nestle Purina, on claims that tainted treats killed his dog.
The site of the old Sportsman’s Park racetrack is getting a new life as the site of a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
A Montgomery man was in court Wednesday to fight charges he pushed a Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego, and ended up having a gun pointed at his chest.