After The Bell: Merchants Expect Record Spending This HalloweenThe National Retail Federation estimates 171 million people plan to partake, spending more than $8.4 billion, an all-time high in the history of the annual survey.
Feds Announce Charges In IRS Phone ScamAuthorities say victims in the U.S. have lost a combined $300 million in this type of scam. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Whole Foods, Starbucks Stores Opening In EnglewoodAiming to boost the economy and improve the quality of food available in Englewood, Whole Foods was opening its new store on the South Side on Wednesday.
Madigan Files Suit Against Drug Company Over Blocking GenericsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an antitrust lawsuit Friday against Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceutical, now known as Indivior, alleging that they attempted to alter one of their drugs in a scheme to block generic competitors.
Women Pushing To End 'Pink Tax' On Retail ItemsWomen may like pink, but they're tired of paying more for the color and for products that are marketed to women.
Retailers Warn Against Possible Cook County Soda TaxRetailers were speaking out Wednesday amid published reports Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is considering a new tax on sugary soft drinks, up to a penny an ounce.
FAA Warns Travelers Not To Use New Samsung Phone On PlanesSamsung has issued a global recall of all Note 7 smartphones, after finding the lithium-ion batteries of some of the phones have exploded or caught fire.

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