Metra Unveils Its New Budget And New Plans For UpgradesMetra wants to start buying new railcars and locomotives. It also want to start fixing up the ones they already have. There are also plans to upgrade the accessibility of stations and parking lots.
Concerns About Not Getting Pot Sales Rolling In Downtown ChicagoSome people passionately argued against Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's idea to ban sales in the central business district. They're concerned it would limit accessibility for people with mobility challenges.
Boeing To Invest $20 Million In Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic has conducted successful test flights of its winged rocket ship at Mojave, California, and is preparing to begin operations at Spaceport America in New Mexico.
Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing For $100 Million In Lost Pay Due To 737 Max GroundingSouthwest Airlines Pilots Association, in a complaint filed Monday on behalf of the pilots, claims Boeing "deliberately" misled pilots about the safety of the aircraft, which caused two fatal crashes in less than six months killing 346 people.
UberWorks App To Pick Up Shift Work Draws Interest, ConcernPicking up work by using an app or going online is turning a corner.
Walgreens To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes In Its 9,500 US StoresWalgreens, based in Deerfield, Illinois, operates more than 9,500 stores in the U.S.
Sports Betting Apps Go Live In IndianaIndiana is taking sports betting on the go.
Map Showing Impacted Areas For Marijuana Licenses ReleasedThe state on Tuesday begins accepting a new round of applications for marijuana cultivators, dispensaries and more.
CVS Stops Sale Of Heartburn Drugs With Suspect ContaminantRite Aid said it's removing Zantac and related drugs sold under its name from its shelves. Deerfield based-Walgreens earlier said it's removing Zantac products from shelves while the FDA continues its investigation.
Boeing CEO To Testify Before House Committee On 737 MaxCongress, the Justice Department and the Transportation Department inspector general are investigating the Max and how it was certified for flight by the Federal Aviation Administration. Lawyers have filed dozens of lawsuits against Boeing.
The Beyond Meat Burger Is Coming To McDonald'sThe plant-based protein trend is growing rapidly as people try to eat less meat and to reduce their environmental footprints. Unlike veggie burgers, which long had a mediocre reputation, the new plant-based proteins are designed to look and taste like meat and appeal to meat eaters as well as vegans and vegetarians.