Day: July 1, 2018

People are worried about these economic warning signs. They can relax. For now.

It seems as though financial descent lurks just around the corner. U.S. stock and bond markets are both moving toward unpleasant milestones, foreign investors are eyeing U.S. government debt warily, and the unofficial moratorium on tossing the word “recession” into headlines has lifted. The current recession…

Survey: The 10 most annoying habits of bad neighbors

Mister Rogers’s beloved TV show used to include the song “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” But based on a new survey by Porch, a site that connects homeowners and professional contractors, not everyone gets along with their neighbors. Porch’s survey of more than 1,000 people found…

Bloomingdale man, 44, identified as victim in deadly Elk Grove crash

The man killed Saturday in a six-vehicle pileup in Elk Grove Village that injured 10 others has been identified as Giuseppe Gazzano, 44, of Bloomingdale. Gazzano was pronounced dead at 11:23 a.m. Saturday, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, according to the Cook…

Chicago Cubs’ Almora, Baez not thinking about being all-stars

Here’s an idea for Major League Baseball: Scrap the home run derby as part of the All-Star Game festivities and just let Javier Baez do magic tricks for about an hour. Baez made more sparkling defense plays in Saturday’s 14-9 victory over the Minnesota Twins at…

Facts Matter: Precious stones are not dropping from the sky

The Hawaiian islands offer beautiful beaches and tropical vegetation. But you won’t find semiprecious crystals falling from the sky. Olivine, a common mineral formed underground and found in lava, has been brought to the surface during the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island,…

Response to $25M COD countersuit issued on behalf of former president Breuder

Representatives for former College of DuPage President Robert Breuder issued a statement Saturday saying his former employer “is continuing its false attacks” through a countersuit against him. COD’s board of trustees is seeking at least $25 million in damages from Breuder as part of the counterclaim…

Excessive heat warning extended to 7 p.m. Sunday

The National Weather Service has extended its excessive heat warning for the Chicago area to 7 p.m. Sunday. An excessive heat warning indicates a prolonged period of dangerously high temperatures, and the combination of heat and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in…

1 dead, several hurt in Elk Grove Village crash

One person is dead and several others injured after a crash Saturday morning in Elk Grove Village. A call came in at 10:45 a.m. about the crash at Arlington Heights and Cosman roads, according to the Elk Grove Village police. There were six vehicles involved, and…

10 tips for parking, fireworks, fun at Naperville’s Ribfest

The smoke and sizzle of ribs on a grill continues to attract people by the thousands to celebrate the Fourth of July in Naperville at Ribfest. This year stands to be no exception as hosts with the Exchange Club of Naperville put on the 31st annual…