Sears Survives A Near-Death Experience, But For How Long?Many of Sears' unsecured creditors, who rank at the bottom of the list to be paid and include merchandise suppliers and landlords, had pressed for liquidation, contending the business was worth more dead than alive. They also questioned the propriety of certain deals Lampert has done while at Sears.
Sears Lives To See Another Day As Its CEO Tries To Buy The RetailerMany employees and customers are in shock. Many thought liquidation was inevitable. But now the 126-year-old company may have one lifeline left.
BREAKING: Sears Reaches 11th Hour Deal To Stay In BusinessAfter two long delays at a morning hearing in bankruptcy court, attorneys for Sears announced it had accepted a revised bid from a hedge fund controlled by Eddie Lampert, the chairman and former CEO of Sears. The deal could keep 425 of the stores open.
Hoffman Estates Hospital Welcomes Cook County's First Baby Born In 2019Yarehlie Ariana Nava was welcomed into the world at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, making her the first baby born in Cook County in 2019.
Proposed Veterans Cemetery In South Barrington Draws OppositionPassionate arguments erupted Thursday night during a conversation about a veterans' cemetery being proposed in northwest suburban South Barrington.
With Few Seeing Second Act For Sears, Company Shares RoutedSears is based in Hoffman Estates and still employs 89,000 people.
Sears Is Now A Penny StockThe share price fell below $1 on Friday for the first time in the company's history, dropping as much as 15% to 85 cents in midday trading.
Good Samaritan Pulls Sheriff's Officer Out Of Burning Squad Car After Hoffman Estates CrashThe officer was responding to a call around 3:40 a.m., when she collided with an SUV at the intersection of Barrington and Golf roads.
Man Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed A Mother And DaughterMichael Kelly, of West Dundee, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated driving under the influence, and one felony county of driving under the influence.
FBI: Homeless Man Charged With Robbing Hoffman Estates BankA homeless man was charged with robbing a bank last week in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.
Police: Mom Tried To Kill Kids, Commit Suicide Hoffman Estates woman has been charged with trying to kill her two children, before apparently attempting suicide on Tuesday.
Underage Limo Driver Gets Probation For Fatal I-90 CrashThe underage limo driver involved in a crash that left one passenger dead and five others injured last year on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Hoffman Estates won’t serve any jail time.
Man Dies In Fire In Hoffman EstatesThe fire started around 1 a.m. at a home in the 600 block of Mohave Street.
Man With Gun Robs Hoffman Estates BankA man robbed a bank at gunpoint Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.
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