Disney Buying Large Part Of 21st Century Fox In $52.4B DealDisney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
Police Board Rejects Deal To Suspend Chicago Cop 60 Days In Woman's DeathThe 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, Employees Reach Labor Deal To End Strike: UnionAbout 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.
Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On Pension ReformAfter 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.
Mayor Won't Talk Specifics On Wrigley Deal, But Confident It Will Get Final OKMayor 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.
Villanueva, Cubs Complete $10M, 2-Year Deal Pitcher Carlos Villanueva and the Chicago Cubs have completed a $10 million, two-year contract.
CPS Reaches Deal With Service Employees' UnionThe Chicago Public Schools have struck a labor deal with their second largest union, but not the one that represents teachers.
Guide To Black Friday DealsIt’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.
Report: Cubs, Epstein Agree To DealA published report says Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has agreed to come to the Cubs on a five-year deal.
Arbitrator Rules Against Quinn's Plan For Layoffs, ClosuresAn 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.
CME Group May Strike Deal To Stay In ChicagoThe CME Group confirmed to CBS 2 Monday that a deal in the next few weeks may keep the trading firm in Chicago.
Chicagoans, Local Leaders Weigh In On Debt Ceiling DealThe deal to raise the debt ceiling is expected to have an impact on the financial health of U.S. states, including Illinois.