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  • Judge approves $200M settlement in 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64

    Judge approves $200M settlement in 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64
    Victims of a 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by a now-closed Massachusetts compounding pharmacy will have access to a $200 million compensation fund, following approval Tuesday by a federal bankruptcy judge. The new fund will be available to...
  • Emanuel delays $383 million in borrowing after credit downgrade

    Emanuel delays $383 million in borrowing after credit downgrade
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to delay borrowing $383 million to restructure debt — a move that buys him time to try to get a better interest rate after last week's double downgrade of the city's credit to junk status. Late last month, Emanuel...
  • Amtrak Crash Sign Of Failing Infrastructure

    Amtrak Crash Sign Of Failing Infrastructure
    The deadly Amtrak derailment on Tuesday is just another symptom of Congress' refusal to address the United States' decrepit infrastructure. Amtrak is notoriously underfunded, with a huge capital expenditure backlog. While the cause of the crash is not yet...
  • Sprint-RadioShack stores to open Friday

    Sprint-RadioShack stores to open Friday
    Sprint said it will open 27 additional locations in the Chicago area Friday, all to be within RadioShack stores. The Overland Park, Kan.-based mobile-service provider is expanding across the country, with plans to open smaller shops inside the...
  • San Bernardino's bankruptcy plan favors CalPERS

    San Bernardino's bankruptcy plan favors CalPERS
    San Bernardino's plan to exit bankruptcy has at least one winner, plenty of losers and could have repercussions for other California cities. The city will pay every penny of the almost $50 million it owes to the California Public Employee Retirement...
  • Hundreds lose their jobs as Butler & Hosch law firm closes

    Hundreds lose their jobs as Butler & Hosch law firm closes
    Butler & Hosch, a law firm with a major office in Orlando, has closed its doors and laid off hundreds of attorneys and other employees. The firm exclusively represented mortgage lenders and servicers. It focused on foreclosure, bankruptcy, title...
  • Judge will issue written ruling in MASN case

    Judge will issue written ruling in MASN case
    The Orioles-controlled television network asked a judge on Monday to send its court battle with the Washington Nationals to a neutral arbitrator or to decide the matter himself — but not to send the case back to Major League Baseball. A three-...
  • Audit slams Lauderdale agency for shoddy loan oversight

    Audit slams Lauderdale agency for shoddy loan oversight
    A criticial audit has blasted the city's redevelopment agency for giving $1.2 million to a Sistrunk Boulevard office project without monitoring how the money was being spent, and continuing to give the developer money despite evidence the project might...
  • Super Liens A Risk For Buyers Of Home With HOA

    Could some of the nearly 67 million Americans who live in communities governed by homeowner associations — condominiums, master-planned developments, cooperatives and others — face much tougher underwriting and higher interest rates when...
  • Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan

    Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...
  • San Bernardino offers plan to emerge from bankruptcy

    San Bernardino offers plan to emerge from bankruptcy
    The city of San Bernardino hopes to emerge from bankruptcy by making retirees cover more of their healthcare, contracting out firefighting and garbage services, and paying pension bond holders 1% of the $50 million it owes them. Those are the highlights...