Metra soon hopes to give you E-alerts about trains at specific times, not just for specific lines.
Illinois beer drinkers pay far more in excise taxes that its neighbors, according to a state-by-state breakdown.
The key question is whether college athletes will be considered employees.
Salary has been the biggest issue in contract talks that have stalled after 18 months of negotiations.
In what is either a promotional gimmick or massive historical lapse, Groupon is offering a President Day Weekend deal in honor of President Alexander Hamilton.
The faculty at University of Illinois-Chicago will walk off the job on Tuesday and Wednesday, protesting lack of progress on a new contract.
The Beanie Baby creator hid $100 million in secret Swiss bank accounts to con the IRS, but got just two years of probation and 500 hours of community service for the crime when he was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Charles Kocoras on Jan. 13.
The Dominick’s store in far north suburban Bannockburn, which closed its doors this past weekend, will reopen in the next several months as a Heinen’s Fine Foods grocery store.
The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.
Kia Executive Vice President Michael Sprague said the Soul EV is built to be more fun than its competitors from Chevy, Nissan and Fiat.
An ambitious plan to build a 2,000-foot skyscraper in Streeterville could be getting new life, after the developer of the Chicago Spire reportedly found an investor to help it emerge from bankruptcy.
Taxi companies and drivers have sued the city of Chicago, claiming newly proposed regulations for competing ride-sharing companies don’t go far enough, and alleging the city has allowed an “unlawful taxi caste system” to emerge.
The mounds of snow and bitter cold are doing no favors to many businesses in west suburban Hinsdale, but the businesses are working hard to bring in customers.
Trader Joe’s is continuing its expansion in Chicago, with plans to open a new store in Wicker Park.
The steady snow and wind overnight didn’t stop about 20 people from setting up camp outside the newest local Chick-Fil-A restaurant, 24 hours ahead of Thursday’s grand opening in Elmhurst.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Dominick’s parent company Safeway Inc. pulled out of the Chicago market late last year.
This winter’s constant snowfall has become a boon to retailers and stores that repair snow-clearing equipment. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Placing dam-like structures in Chicago waterways would be an almost foolproof method of preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan, while a less pricey electric barrier system also has solid prospects for shielding the Great Lakes from the invasive fish.
A Naperville woman whose daughter has life-threatening nut allergies is off the ground on her mission to reform airline food policies.
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