A Ukrainian billionaire businessman with close ties to the recently ousted Ukrainian president has been indicted in Chicago’s federal court with bribing Indian government officials in a major international sting.
A Wheeling company’s plan to build a heliport along the Chicago River in Bridgeport has cleared a major hurdle, and likely will be approved by the City Council on Wednesday, over the objections of some people who live nearby.
The museum features exhibits you would expect – like jerseys, balls, bats, and skates – and interactive exhibits that let you “play with the legends” of Chicago sports.
Caterpillar Inc. executives defended a tax strategy Tuesday that has saved the Peoria-based manufacturing giant billions in U.S. taxes. They got support from Republican senators, including one who said the company deserves an award.
The Federal Trade Commission says the prohibition on Sunday automobile sales also makes it more difficult for drivers to shop around for the best deal.
The Windy City’s aquatic sign of spring, Wendella tour boats and water taxis, finally made it down the Chicago River for the first time this year, stalled for two weeks by thick ice in the harbor at Dolton.
Ridesharing companies – and their drivers and customers – have urged aldermen to allow the services to continue in Chicago, without severe restrictions sought by the taxi industry.
The manufacturer of the once-popular drink “Four Loko” has reached an out-of-court settlement that bars it from going back to the formula that made it popular.
Aldermen agree something must be done to limit the number of plastic retail store bags clogging landfills, but they still haven’t decided what, exactly, to do about the problem.
Ridesharing companies competing with cab drivers for fares were fighting back against a federal lawsuit seeking to force the city to regulate the new business the same way as traditional cab companies.
“Everyone else is focusing on whiskeys, vodkas, gins; and so we’re really sticking with our roots with what we know how to make best,” said Jenny Solberg, owner of Rhine Hall Distillery.
The Chicago company says in a regulatory filing today that it also anticipates selling about 7 million shares in the IPO. The shares will be priced between $20 and $22 each.
Applicants must own property on the same block, be current on tax payments and can’t have other unpaid financial obligations to the city.
An Elgin-based cash-lending business is charging its customers with interest rates as high as 500 percent, state prosecutors say.
TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.
Research on solar and other environmentally-friendly energy sources will have a new home at Argonne National Labs, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The letter begs one federal judge to intercede with another in order to reduce the sentence Trudeau is scheduled to receive Monday.
The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.
An estimated 180,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment is scheduled to be removed from the Indiana Harbor and Canal starting in April.
If convicted liar Kevin Trudeau pitched his supposed miracle weight-loss book to readers by telling them the truth, it would have sold slightly more than zero copies, federal prosecutors said.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
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Newsmaker Series: Steve Forbes
Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon