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Photo Of Sara Lee Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Sara Lee Bakery Outlets Will Close Under Corporate Split

Sara Lee’s impending split into two companies means the end of its bakery outlet stores. The 11 stores nationwide, including two in Chicago and seven in the suburbs, will close by the end of November.

06/22/2012

Sen. Paul Simon

Downstate Museum Honoring Sen. Paul Simon To Close

A Southern Illinois museum that honors the late Illinois U.S. Senator Paul Simon is closing at the end of the month.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn discusses pension and Medicaid reform efforts during an interview with CBS 2 on May 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Dwight Village President: Quinn’s Plan To Close Prisons Is A Bargaining Ploy

Angry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn’s order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women’s correctional center in Dwight.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Children's Memorial Hospital

Fullerton Avenue To Close All Day Saturday As Children’s Memorial Moves

A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Workers hang a new sign for Felony Franks, a hot dog stand at 229 S. Western Ave. that goes out of its way to hire ex-convicts. The owner had fought for 2 1/2 years with the local alderman over whether the sign could be hung over the sidewalk outside the hot dog stand. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya, WBBM)

Felony Franks Closes, Plans To Relocate To NW Side

Felony Franks – the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons – shut down Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Granville Red Line Stop

Granville Red Line Stop To Close For Major Overhaul

Get ready for what could be weeks of delays on the CTA Red Line, as closures for station upgrades start this weekend with the Granville stop.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

Old St. Mary's Grade School in Chicago. (CBS)

At Least One School Closing During NATO Summit, Others Weighing Options

It’s two weeks away from the NATO summit, and at least one Chicago private school has already made the decision not to open Monday May 21. Another is considering putting up a fence, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

05/03/2012

Fisk Power Plant

Chicago’s Last 2 Coal Plants To Shut Down Early

Chicago’s last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.

05/02/2012

Loyola University Chicago

Report: Loyola May Close A Block Of Kenmore Avenue Permanently

Loyola University may permanently close a block-long stretch of Kenmore Avenue just south of campus, and some students are not happy about it.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Billy Goat Tavern

Billy Goat Tavern To Close Location At Washington And Franklin

The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Mental Health Protest

Police Shut Down Another Protest At Mental Health Clinic

The fight is escalating to save a mental health clinic in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as protesters camp outside in the second high-profile demonstration in a week.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Best Buy

Best Buy To Close 1 Chicago Store, 5 In Suburbs

Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Mental Health Protest

23 Arrested In Protest To Save Mental Health Clinic

Nearly two dozen people were arrested overnight, after a protest at a mental health clinic in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Prison fence

Relatives Of Super-Max Inmates Want Prison Closed

A group of protesters critical of prisoner treatment at the state’s super-max prison marched in the Loop on Wednesday in support of Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the facility.

04/04/2012

Hospital Bed

Will County Officials: Closing Mental Health Facility Would Be Devastating

Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Sears Sign (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sears Holdings To Close 5 Illinois Stores

The stores to be shuttered are a Sears in Alton, a Sears Grand/Essentials in McHenry and three K-Marts — in Oak Lawn, Zion and Peru.

02/24/2012

U.S. Postal Service mail carrier (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Postal Service To Close Gary Processing Center

The U.S. Postal Service is preparing to close its mail processing center in Gary, Ind., in a move that will cut about 156 jobs in the area.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Urban Sole Boutique

Boutique: Smell Of Barbecue Next Door So Bad, We Have To Close

Barbecue may make your mouth water, but the owners of a LaGrange boutique say it’s raising such a stink that it’s prompting them to shut down.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Phyllis Offord hugs a fellow Hull House employee Friday as the 122-year-old organization closed its doors. (CBS)

Hull House Closes Its Doors

After 122 years of helping Chicagoans in need, Hull House shut its doors for good Friday after running out of money.

01/27/2012

Hull House

Hull House Association To Cease Operations Friday

The Jane Addams Hull House Association will be out of operation after Friday – more than a month earlier than previously thought.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

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