| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Illinois employers warned more than 500 workers in December that they would lose their jobs in the coming weeks and months, according to a filing with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Group O in Aurora, a business process...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Stock prices of gun makers have tumbled on Wall Street amid a surge in discussion about gun control in the aftermath of the devastating shooting at a Connecticut elementary school last week.
Shares of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. fell as much as 5% on...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:43 PM
— Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown.
Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...
| Aug 21, 2010
The largest residential environmental cleanup in state history has begun in the town's Newhall section, a venerable neighborhood of closely clustered former factory housing built on what amounts to a massive landfill.
The project, a decade in the...