(CBS File Photo)

Police Board Rejects Deal To Suspend Chicago Cop 60 Days In Woman’s Death

The police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.


Will County workers on strike packed a county board meeting on Thursday as their strike entered its fourth day. (Credit: CBS)

Will County, Employees Reach Labor Deal To End Strike: Union

About 1,000 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 walked off the job Nov. 18 after 15 months of negotiations.


Illinois State Capitol

Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On Pension Reform

After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.


Outside view of Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mayor Won’t Talk Specifics On Wrigley Deal, But Confident It Will Get Final OK

Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledged Tuesday there are still many details yet to be worked out in the deal on a $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field, but he doesn’t think that’s a problem.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2013

Carlos Villanueva (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Villanueva, Cubs Complete $10M, 2-Year Deal

Pitcher Carlos Villanueva and the Chicago Cubs have completed a $10 million, two-year contract.


Chicago Public Schools

CPS Reaches Deal With Service Employees’ Union

The Chicago Public Schools have struck a labor deal with their second largest union, but not the one that represents teachers.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012


Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.


Theo Epstein is now officially the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs, Epstein Agree To Deal

A published report says Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has agreed to come to the Cubs on a five-year deal.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Arbitrator Rules Against Quinn’s Plan For Layoffs, Closures

An arbitrator has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn may not lay off more than 1,900 state employees and close seven state facilities, because the move would violate a deal with a state labor union.


Chicago Mercantile Exchange

CME Group May Strike Deal To Stay In Chicago

The CME Group confirmed to CBS 2 Monday that a deal in the next few weeks may keep the trading firm in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

U.S. Capitol Dome

Chicagoans, Local Leaders Weigh In On Debt Ceiling Deal

The deal to raise the debt ceiling is expected to have an impact on the financial health of U.S. states, including Illinois.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

Roy Williams. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bears Sign Roy Williams

The latest reports indicate that free agent wide receiver Roy Williams is expected to sign with the Bears, but has not agreed to terms.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Joffrey Ballet

Joffrey Ballet Reaches Agreement To Avoid Lockout

A tentative deal has been reached to keep dancers on their toes with the Joffrey Ballet.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Deal Reached Between Airlines, City At O’Hare

A partial agreement has been reached in the long-running dispute between the City of Chicago and two major airlines over the O’Hare expansion project.


High-Speed Train (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Deal Reached On Chicago-St. Louis High-Speed Rail

Federal, state and railroad officials have signed an agreement that they say moves Illinois closer to having high-speed passenger service between Chicago and St. Louis.