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  • Suit claims violations at Chinese agencies, restaurants

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office announced a federal lawsuit Friday against three Chinatown employment agencies and two subur ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Chicago City Council committee OKs drone regulations

    CHICAGO — A committee has advanced regulations for the piloting of drones in Chicago, including no-fly zones around both of the city's airports.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Ford plans $900M investment, 200 more jobs at Chicago plant

    CHICAGO – Ford Motor Co. would invest $900 million in its assembly plant on Chicago's South Side and create about 200 new jobs under a tentative labor ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • University of Illinois votes on deal with professor over job offer

    CHICAGO – The University of Illinois would pay a professor who lost his job offer over a series of anti-Israel tweets $600,000 plus legal costs under ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Illinois Lottery ticket sales plunge after payout delay

    CHICAGO – Illinois Lottery ticket sales dropped to the lowest point yet this year in October, the same month lottery officials announced they were del ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Owner of Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times expects to cut jobs 7 pct

    The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers says it expects a buyout offer to cut its staff by 7 percent.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Lawsuit: Cook County contractor accused of consumer fraud

    CHICAGO – A consumer fraud lawsuit has been filed against a suburban Chicago contractor who allegedly failed to install electrical power generators fo ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Families' flood buyouts on hold because of Illinois budget mess

    OLIVE BRANCH – After the Mississippi River flooded four years ago, more than 100 Illinois families agreed – some reluctantly – to sell their homes to ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • University of Illinois resolution urges end to budget battle

    CHAMPAIGN – University of Illinois trustees are set to vote on a resolution urging state lawmakers to end an impasse and pass a budget. The resolution ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Kroger to buy Roundy's for $178M to expand in Midwest

    NEW YORK – Kroger said Wednesday it plans to buy fellow grocer Roundy’s for about $178 million to expand in the Midwest.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Registered sex offender charged with child pornography

    NAPERVILLE – A registered sex offender who previously served jail time for child pornography possession has been arrested and charged with the same cr ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Jury awards $21.5 million to man injured by cruise ship door

    SEATTLE – A federal jury in Seattle awarded $21.5 million in damages to an Illinois man who was injured by an automatic sliding-glass door on a cruise ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Priest calls killing of 9-year-old 'new low' for Chicago

    CHICAGO – The death of a 9-year-old boy who was killed in an alleged gang execution marks "a new low" for Chicago, a priest said Tuesday during the bo ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Rauner offers compromise on local-funds bill, Democrats wary

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner positioned himself as flexible in an 18-week budget standoff with legislative Democrats for a second day on ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Chicago teachers say strike in practice vote

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union says a practice strike vote has shown its members may be willing to walk off the job in the event there are massi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 9:52 am
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