AT&T Buying HBO And CNN Owner Time Warner For $85.4 BillionThe merger combines a telecom giant that owns a leading cellphone business, DirecTV and internet service with the company behind some of the world's most popular entertainment.
Fans Camp Near Wrigley, Hoping Tickets Are Released For Saturday's GameThere's no guarantee their waiting in chilly weather will pay off, CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Cubs Stealing A Little Thunder From Halloween This YearGhosts, creepy clowns and other creatures are on the bench when the Cubs are playing in the postseason. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Caterpillar CEO To Retire In 2017Doug Oberhelman, 63, will leave Peoria-based Caterpillar at the end of March. He has been CEO since 2010 and has been with the company for more than 41 years.
Metra Cruising Toward Fare HikeThe commuter rail agency on Friday approved a preliminary "average" fare increase of nearly 6 percent that would take effect in February.
Amazon Hiring Thousands Of Seasonal WorkersPart-time and full-time positions will be created at fulfillment centers in Joliet and Romeoville.
After The Bell: Stocks Lower On Soft Earnings, Lower Oil & Election FearsStocks closed Tuesday sharply lower as falling crude oil prices and fears about a potential Democratic election sweep weighed on investor sentiment.
Some Suburbs Plan Exemptions From Cook County Sick Leave MandateSeveral Cook County suburbs have begun pushing back against the county’s newly-approved paid sick leave ordinance.
Illinois Marijuana Sales Top $20M Since Program BeganMedical marijuana sales reached more than $3.8 million last month at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.
State Treasurer Pulls $30 Billion In Investments From Wells Fargo“Wells Fargo is a big financial player in Illinois, and I hope to send the message that their unscrupulous practices are not welcome and will not be tolerated,” Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said.
City Seeking Bids To Redevelop Long-Vacant Michael Reese Hospital SiteIt was once one of Chicago’s greatest medical centers, but Michael Reese Hospital was torn down in 2011, after sitting vacant for three years, and now the land where it once stood is being targeted for a major redevelopment.
After The Bell: Stocks Lower On Deutsche Bank ConcernsThe S&P 500 dropped 20, the NASDAQ lost 49, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed nearly 196 points, settling to 18,143.

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