The Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting another winter of colder temperatures and heavier snowfall than normal; and, accurate or not, after last year’s brutal winter, keeping road salt stocked is proving to be an expensive effort.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient.
A gentleman, we will call him Mason, is on a date, and it is going very well.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Planning Council.
The data breach left some customers understandably shaken. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Laura Sanchez, CEO of Swatware, said she considers herself a pioneer, as a Latina running an information technology business.
Illinois is set to receive a $300 million share of a record $16.7 billion nationwide settlement with Bank of America, over allegations of financial misconduct that helped lead to the 2008 financial crisis.
It might be a bit more crowded on the roads and at the airport during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, when compared to last year.
Federal railroad officials got an earful Wednesday from the mayors of several Chicago area towns that have been affected by a growing number of increasingly long trains hauling crude oil and other volatile materials.
For the second time in less than two years, Hostess is closing the Schiller Park bakery the famous Twinkie snack cake was invented.
Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th), who earlier criticized the Mariano’s grocery store chain for ignoring her ward, has taken the company’s top man on a tour of possible sites to open a new store.
Customers who used a credit or debit card at Jewel-Osco between June 22 and July 17 may have their data compromised.
As the medical marijuana business gears up, it’s opening up a whole new career path, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. The results reflect what is likely to be just the beginnings of the fallout from a Chinese food scandal late last month.
Summer is a time for many teens to relax, but five groups of Barrington High School students are busier than ever, after finding success in a business incubator class – the first course of its kind in the nation.
The nation’s largest drugstore chain said early Wednesday that as previously planned, it will buy the remaining stake in Alliance Boots that it does not already own, but it will not pull off an inversion with the Swiss health and beauty retailer.
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company had previously said it expected the sales measure to be “relatively flat” for the year.
It’s a safe place to charge your cellphone while you’re out. Dave Adams and a friend sketched out on a napkin an idea for what would become SafeCharge, essentially a locker for your phone, with battery chargers to accommodate any phone made in the last 16 years.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has introduced a plan to the City Council to gradually increase the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour.
OSI Group, based in Aurora, Illinois, will create a “quality control center” at its Shanghai Husi Food Co., and will spend 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) on a food safety education campaign. A Shanghai TV station reported last week that Husi sold expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald’s and KFC.
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)
Cats! Kittens! Kittehs! We got ‘em all.
Newsmaker Series: Steve Forbes
Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon