The state’s largest public employee union has won a short-term victory, with the state agreeing to temporarily stop moving inmates from prisons scheduled to close.
Eight of the state’s more volatile criminals were moved Thursday from the Tamms Superman prison downstate.
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.
A Southern Illinois museum that honors the late Illinois U.S. Senator Paul Simon is closing at the end of the month.
Angry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn’s order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women’s correctional center in Dwight.
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.
Felony Franks – the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons – shut down Monday afternoon.
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.
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.
Chicago’s last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.
Loyola University may permanently close a block-long stretch of Kenmore Avenue just south of campus, and some students are not happy about it.
The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.
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.
Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.
Nearly two dozen people were arrested overnight, after a protest at a mental health clinic in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.
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.
Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.
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.
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.
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.