Chicago Suburb To Get Federal Money To Ease Rail CongestionThe goal is to eliminate freight and rail bottlenecks, improve safety and boost the economy in the region.
Indiana Farmers Make Planting Progress But Still Behind PaceThe report lists 42% of Indiana's soybean crop as planted, up from 17% a week before. The state's five-year average is 89% for soybean planting.
Seniors More Likely To Work Longer In Big Metropolitan Areas"Those are the areas where all of the jobs are, really. The coastal areas recovered well from the recession, while other areas have not."
Produce Supplier Warns Chicago Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Shoppers Could Feel Effects Of Trump Tariffs On MexicoThe price of some foods could skyrocket, a Chicago businessman is warning, if President Trump follows through with his threat to impose new tariffs on all Mexican imports.
Ebony Photo Archive To Be Auctioned To Pay CreditorsThe collection of 4 million images chronicles the civil rights movement and the lives of prominent figures such as Billie Holiday and Muhammad Ali. It was once appraised at $46 million.
Amazon: Drones Will Be Making Deliveries 'In Months'Amazon said its new drones use computer vision and machine learning to detect and avoid people or laundry clotheslines in backyards when landing.
CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care ServicesThe expansion comes as rival Deerfield-based Walgreens experiments with adding primary care offices and as the U.S. health care system turns its focus to keeping patients healthy instead of waiting to treat them once they become sick.
In Time For Pride, Rainbow Colored Crosswalks"Thirteen of the crosswalks feature the rainbow design that's been a symbol of the worldwide LGBTQ+ pride movement since the 1970s, and the 14th crosswalk at Melrose is dedicated to the transgender community with blue, pink and white stripes found on the transgender flag."
FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks BankruptcyIts other businesses, including ProFlowers, Shari's Berries and Personal Creations, will continue to operate.
Sears Parent Co. Buying Sears Hometown And Outlet StoresUnder the deal, Sears Hometown can sell its Sears Outlet and Buddy's Home Furnishing Stores businesses (together, the "Outlet Segment") to a third party for not less than $97.5 million.
Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.