| May 14, 2014
| 5:04 PM
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced a proposed overhaul of one of the state's special tax incentive programs Wednesday with an eye toward helping areas of high unemployment and poverty.
But Doug Whitley, president of the...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination.
A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead.
Now the same man...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:04 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November.
"Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team she and her husband have owned for 33 years and could name a prospective new owner of the NBA franchise by the end of the week, a person familiar with the situation said....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:54 AM
It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it.
It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC is looking to sell Chicago-based Berlin Packaging LLC in a deal that could value the U.S. packaging distribution company at around $1.3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
SACRAMENTO — Millions of dollars in welfare benefits are ending up in banks' pockets each year when poor Californians access their taxpayer-funded benefits, according to state statistics and a report released Tuesday.
Like many other states,...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve federal regulators' inquiry into its failure to honor consumers' requests that they not receive telemarketing calls or texts, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday.
The agreement between Sprint and...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:26 PM
An Old Saybrook company has sold a $107 million portfolio of land leases for wind power projects to a real estate investment trust based in Annapolis, Md.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, a renewable energy financing company, is...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Crain's Chicago Business is reporting: A California real estate investment firm is buying an office tower at 300 North Lasalle Street for $850 million, a Chicago record for price per square foot.
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| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The onetime head of a well-connected Northbrook money management firm lowered his head and stared at the floor as he was convicted Tuesday on all counts for bilking clients of more than $500 million in what prosecutors believe was the largest fraud case...