HOOPESTON, Ill. (AP) — IKEA’s U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man facing charges for holding police at bay for hours during a standoff on Chicago’s iconic Lake Shore Drive is waiving extradition to Georgia.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-based airline catering firm has announced the recall of 41 appetizer meals prepared for three British Airways flights that flew out of Miami.
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Relatives say a U.S. Army sergeant from Illinois was one of the soldiers killed in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has nixed a proposal by the City Council to show solidary with Ukraine over Russia’s occupation of Crimea.
President Obama will make a statement this afternoon from the White House Rose Garden on the Afffordable Care Act. You can hear the address by CLICKING HERE, starting at approximately 3:15pm.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials say 17 people have been charged in connection with an international ATM fraud scheme.