Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. entered a North Carolina prison Tuesday to begin a 2 1/2-year sentence for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money — a day after he tried but failed to get into the federal complex.
A small alternative theater company from Poland is scrambling to put together a production slated to show in Chicago after the U.S. denied its cast members visas. The group claims it’s just another victim of stalled immigration reform.
Halloween pop-up stores are easy to find this time of year. But there are also more businesses seizing the opportunity for short term leases. Even some high-end brands are setting up more temporary shops.