Metra Approves $71M Contract To Replace Aging LocomotivesThe agency has 147 locomotives, about 70 percent of which are rated in poor or marginal condition.
Evanston Becomes First Illinois City To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21Teens will no longer be able to buy smokes in the north suburb. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
More Than 100 Potential Buyers Interested In Hostess Brand, Bankrupt Bakery SaysThe update on the sale process came as Hostess also received approval to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million for meeting certain budget goals to bring down costs during the liquidation.
Sun-Times Parent Company Buys ReaderThe parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times has purchased the Chicago Reader, reportedly for slightly under $3 million.
Group Led By Magic Johnson Wins Bid For L.A. DodgersA group led by Magic Johnson has won the bidding war to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers.
DePaul Buys Building On Children's Memorial CampusDePaul University will be taking over one of the buildings on the Children’s Memorial Hospital campus after the hospital moves from its Lincoln Park home.
Boeing Finalizes Order For 230 Planes From Indonesian CarrierIn the biggest order ever for a Chicago company, Boeing has finalized an order from Indonesian carrier Lion Air for 230 planes.
Sun-Times Finalizes Sale To Investment FirmThe sale of the Chicago Sun-Times is a done deal.
Ricketts Family Buys McDonald's Across From Wrigley FieldThe owners of the Cubs have purchased the lot directly across from Wrigley Field, where a prominent McDonald’s now stands.
Investment Firm Buys Historic Belden-Stratford BuildingThe historic Belden-Stratford building on Lincoln Park West has been sold to a Chicago investment firm.
Report: Sam Zell To Buy Elysian Hotel In Gold CoastReal estate mogul Sam Zell is reportedly paying $95 million to buy the Elysian Hotel in the Gold Coast.
Google To Buy Libertyville-Based Motorola MobilityGoogle has struck a deal to buy Libertyville-based Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash.
Reports: Ex-Tribune CEO To Buy Q101, The LoopFormer Chicago Tribune chief executive officer Randy Michaels is reportedly set to buy two high-profile local FM radio stations, on the heels of a new book that exposes some raunchy tales about Michaels’ conduct in Tribune Tower.
Walgreens To Buy Drugstore.comDeerfield-based Walgreens will buy online retailer Drugstore.com for $429 million.
Google Makes Offer To Buy GrouponChicago-based Groupon could soon be part of the Google empire.