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  • U.S. jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • 18 photos of a $699,900 Channahon home for sale with an elevator and a double-sided fireplace

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:37 am
  • IMF boosts growth forecast for U.S., cites Trump impact

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Understanding highlights and lowlights for your hair

    It’s fun to update your hairstyle, whether that involves a trim, a major cut, or experimenting with color.  There are many options available for chang ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Trump effect, Chinese cars among talk at Detroit auto show

    DETROIT – This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Will County business briefs

    CPR Cell Phone Repair opens in ShorewoodCPR Cell Phone Repair opened on Dec. 19 at 707 W. Jefferson ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:14 pm
  • How to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Illinois

    The Illinois work injury attorneys at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates are giving away FREE copies of the book, “How to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • More pay, greater confidence lifts U.S. retail sales 0.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid i ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Nintendo: Nintendo Switch game console to launch in March

    TOKYO – Nintendo Co. said Friday that its Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 247,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the increase was modest and overall applications remain low, a sign of a stead ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 7:43 am
  • Savings made Simple - ‘Pay yourself first’

    Savings accounts don’t attract much attention these days. The often-ignored simple savings account offers a major benefit, a secure place to accumulat ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families

    WASHINGTON – The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity t ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • 10 acres and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace: 22 photos of a $975,000 Plainfield home for sale

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:58 am
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