As crews worked to install the final letter in the TRUMP sign on the Chicago River side of the skyscraper, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office confirmed they were looking at options that could force Trump to take it down, even though he already received city authorization to put it up.
Officials in southwest suburban Elwood have released police dashboard camera video of a semi-trailer truck going through a railroad crossing gate, to illustrate the village’s point that trucks are creating dangerous conditions as it fights a lawsuit by an intermodal facility.
The vision of Beau D’Arcy and his two partners calls for a floating vessel, 300-by-100 feet, almost twice the length of the Odyssey cruiseliner, about a mile offshore in Lake Michigan.
A pair of Lincoln Park Community Groups have filed suit to block plans for redevelopment of the six acre Children’s Memorial Hospital tract at Lincoln and Fullerton, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Tyson had been vying with rival poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride for Hillshire, which wrapped up its bidding process Sunday. Tyson ended up raising its offer to $63 per share. It had previously offered $50 per share, after which Pilgrim’s Pride raised its bid to $55 per share.
Meade Electric Co. designs, installs and maintains electric, gas and telecommunications systems, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accused a company that stores huge piles of petroleum coke on the Calumet River of violating federal regulations to limit emissions of harmful black dust, after tracing clouds of the powdery substance to the company.
Restaurant owners in Chicago say the federal government needs to help stop the rising cost of food.
Takeover bids by Pilgrim’s Pride and Tyson Foods are being driven by the desirability of brand-name processed products like Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches.
An analyst says the so-called “fast-casual” restaurant market is increasingly competitive today. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
Two days after poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride made a $5.58 billion bid for the maker of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausages, Tyson Foods Co. barged in with a $6.2 billion offer.
A mom-and-pop hardware store that’s been around since the 1880s will soon be closing for good.
The poultry producer Pilgrim’s Pride is offering to acquire Chicago-based meat producer Hillshire Brands in a deal worth about $5.58 billion to create a “protein-focused company.”
More people will be traveling this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year, and throughout the summer as well.
Leaf Brands, the company that invented Jolly Ranchers and Whoppers, just walked away with the most Innovative Product Award at this year’s National Sweets and Snacks Show in Chicago.
More than half of the McDonald’s staff at its corporate headquarters was told to work from home on Wednesday, because the threat of demonstrations by minimum wage workers forced the company to close an office building.
Strengthening its status as a “culinary capital of the world,” Chicago has been chosen to play host to the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards ceremony, known as the Oscars of the restaurant world.
O’Hare International and Midway airports came in near the bottom of the barrel for March on-time departure rates, new data released Thursday showed.
The news comes as Sears Holdings Corp.’s chairman, the billionaire hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, has been under intense pressure to turn around its business. He took over as CEO in February 2013.
Ahead of an energy rate hike at ComEd next month, a utility watchdog group said it’s seen a dramatic increase in complaints about some of the practices of several alternative electricity companies.
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