Sears Holdings Corp. and Chicago’s financial exchanges have quit threatening to pull up stakes now that Illinois has enacted tax breaks for them. But it remains unclear whether state incentives to big companies are wise uses of economic-development resources.
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement strongly condemning the continued attacks against civilians in Syria despite an agreement with the Arab League to halt the bloodshed.The Ministry said in a statement emailed early Thursday that President Bashar Assad's regime was turn
As part of a special encore presentation of Eight Forty-Eight, producer Katie O'Brien looked back on the year’s milestones. The saga of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been punctuated by many significant—sometimes bizarre—chapters since his arrest in 2008.
As part of a special encore presentation of Eight Forty-Eight, producer Katie O'Brien revisited the milestones that marked 2011. Local sports teams and franchise players often become part of a city’s identity.
The Chicago Sun-Times is being sold...again. I'll just quote the Robert Feder Tweet I saw last night: @RobertFeder In 1994, Conrad Black bought the Chicago Sun-Times for $180 million. Today it sold for $20 million.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting injuries in a commercial building that's up in flames on the Southwest Side right now. Our reporter Jennifer Brandel spotted the fire on her way to a Dick Durbin press conference driving down the Stevenson.