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Does Your Town Have the Highest or Lowest Unemployment Rate in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.29.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

If you live in Round Lake Beach or Glenview, then that answer is yes. Round Lake Beach has the highest unemployment rate in Illinois for the second straight month, while Glenview takes the honor of having the lowest unemployment rate for the second straight month as well.

Are These Really the '10 Best Cities' in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.11.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

It's not scientific in any way, and rankings were determined by a real estate blog, but it still presents an interesting discussion point. What are the 10 best cities in Illinois?

Look to Chicago Suburbs for Illinois' Lowest Unemployment Rates

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.07.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

While Illinois' unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in February, plenty of cities were below that. We've got the top 10 in terms of lowest unemployment rates in Illinois.

What Can Brown (County) Do for You? Apparently, Keep You Employed

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.26.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With the February unemployment statistics for Illinois due to come out in the next week or two, we take one last look at the data from January, a month where the overall unemployment rate for Illinois was 8.7 percent. Some cities were well below that.

Best of the Best: Ten Best Illinois Cities for Unemployment in December

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

All of those cities are way above the statewide unemployment rate of 8.6 percent, meaning there has to be some good cities in Illinois for unemployment.

These Illinois Towns Have the Best Employment Rates in the State

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.08.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With a statewide unemployment rate of 8.7 percent as of November 2013, Illinois has the fourth worst jobless count in the nation. Some Illinois cities, however, are doing much better.

Home Seller Hopes To Entice Buyer With $1,000 Bar Tab

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

When little interest was being shown in her three-bedroom north suburban townhouse after several months on the market, one homeowner took matters into...

Tween Drinking: Sheriff Says Waitress Served 12-Year-Old

Posted 05.30.2011 | Chicago

Teen drinking is one of those much-decried social ills that's begun to seem almost inevitable. But tween drinking -- that's not one you hear about ver...

Historic Glenview Home Can Be Yours For $1

TribLocal | on 8/26/10 at 05:11 PM, | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Got a buck? Why not spend it on a house? A historic home in Glenview is on the market, and anyone who wants it can have it for $1 -- as long as the...

Arturas Kolgavas: Shot By Cops While Brandishing Sword In Glenview

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A domestic dispute escalated to a barricade situation Sunday, which resulted in police shooting and killing a man who allegedly came at them with a sw...