Burger King

A McDonald's employee who walked off the job Thursday speaks to reporters at a rally where hundreds of minimum wage workers called on state lawmakers to approve a $15-an-hour minimum wage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Minimum Wage Workers Keep Up The Fight For $15-An-Hour

Fast food and home healthcare workers were rallying in the River North neighborhood early Thursday, hoping to keep the pressure on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage.

12/04/2014

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Breaking News Lost In Burger King-Tim Horton’s Merger: Buffalo Crunch Donut

Lost in the hubbub over the merger between Burger King and Tim Horton’s is the latest food innovation from the Canadian coffee and donut chain.

08/27/2014

Sheldon Lavin (R), CEO of the OSI Group, and OSI president David McDonald (L) attend a press conference over the recent expired meat scandal in Shanghai on July 28, 2014. McDonald's outlets in Beijing and Shanghai have yanked their flagship burgers off the menu, it was reported on July 28, after the key US supplier recalled products made by its Shanghai factory, which is alleged to have used expired meat.  Authorities in Shanghai just over a week ago shut a plant owned by privately-held OSI Group for mixing out-of-date meat with fresh product and later detained five officials from the OSI subsidiary which operated it, Shanghai Husi Food Co. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Meat Supplier: China Unit Fell Short Of Standards

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.

07/28/2014

Fire Graphic

Roof Of Suburban Burger King Collapses During Fire

The manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.

11/06/2013

James Ealy

Ealy Gets Life In Prison For Killing Burger King Manager

James Ealy strangled Mary Hutchinson, a 45-year-old wife and mother, after forcing her to open the safe as she was preparing to open the former Burger King store in Lindenhurst.

10/09/2013

James Ealy

Sentencing Set For Next Month In Burger King Murder

Almost seven years after Mary Hutchison, a 45-year-old wife and mother, was strangled as she was preparing to open the former Burger King restaurant in Lindenhurst, final preparations for the sentencing of her killer are under way.

09/05/2013

(Photo Credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Burger King Not Allowed In Mattoon, Illinois

Well, that headline’s not exactly accurate. The more popular Burger King, home of the Whopper, isn’t allowed within a 20 mile radius of Mattoon, Illinois.

07/24/2013

Jim Belushi.  (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Why We Don’t Want Jim Belushi

Because he acts like some meatball ambassador for Chicago and its sports teams without permission.

670 The Score–06/07/2013

James Ealy

Ealy Found Guilty In Burger King Strangling Case

Jurors deliberated for a little more than three hours Friday before finding James Ealy guilty on one count of first-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Mary Hutchison.

05/24/2013

The Burger King logo (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Burger King To Offer Delivery In Chicago

Craving a Whopper, but don’t want to make the drive to Burger King? They might soon bring it to you.

04/23/2013

A robbery suspect was capture on camera at an Evanston Burger King. (Credit: Evanston Police)

Armed Suspect Holds Up Burger King In Evanston

A man armed with a gun held up a fast food restaurant in north suburban Evanston on Wednesday morning.

01/02/2013

Hail to the king, baby (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Cancer

Unless they bring Mayor McCheese and the Hamburgler back (you can keep Grimace in hiding), Burger King’s mascot just has more character than everything McDonald’s has goin’ on right now…

09/25/2012

Firefighters battle blaze at South Chicago Heights Burger King. (Credit: Sun-Times Media Wire)

Firefighters Battling Blaze At South Suburban Burger King

Firefighters are battling a fire Wednesday night at a South Chicago Heights fast food restaurant.

06/27/2012

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McDonald’s Ranks Dead Last In Customer Satisfaction

McDonald’s may be the biggest, but it certainly isn’t the best in the eyes of consumers.

06/19/2012

Police seek Edson Silva, 27, in connection with a fatal shooting at a Waukegan fast-food restaurant. (Waukegan Police Department)

Police Identify Suspect In Fatal Shooting Outside Waukegan Burger King

Police issued a $2 million, two-count first-degree murder warrant for Edson Silva, 27, of the 1300 block of Ridgeland Avenue.

03/09/2012

A 29-year-old man was fatally shot at this Waukegan Burger King restaurant. (CBS)

Man Shot Dead At Waukegan Burger King

Police said the fatal shooting of the 29-year-old victim happened during some kind of an altercation in the parking lot.

03/08/2012

The Burger King logo (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Burger King Worker: Boss Groped Me, Company Retaliated For Complaint

A 24-year-old northwest suburban woman says she is filing a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission because she was attacked by her boss and when she went to the police, the company retaliated against her.

WBBM Newsradio–11/14/2011

The Burger King logo (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Says Coffee Scalded Her, Sues Burger King

A woman claims she was burned when she was handed coffee without a secured lid at a Burger King in north suburban Skokie, according to a suit filed Friday.

08/26/2011

Housefly

So Many Flies At Burger King, Inspectors Wouldn’t Open Mouths

A Burger King on the city’s South Side has been closed by the city, after inspectors found so many insects buzzing around that they were “afraid to open their mouths.”

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

James Ealy

Attorneys: Suppress Confession In Lindenhurst Burger King Murder

Attorneys for the Lake Villa man, charged with the murder of a fast food restaurant manager, want an alleged admission of the crime thrown out.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

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