Ferguson Missed Deadlines in Deal with Justice DepartmentThe beleaguered Missouri town's city manager said the process is now moving ``in the right direction.''
Schnucks, Union Still Disagree on ContractAccording to the UFCW Local 655 Facebook page, there still are two days of negotiations left - following five other meetings since the contract vote in September.
Illinois Lawmakers Pressing Toward Budget DealIllinois Republican senators say lawmakers are nearing an agreement on a six-month budget plan and a full-year's funding for public schools.
Appeals Court to Hear Woman's Fight For Her Frozen EmbryosMcQueen and her ex-husband initially agreed that she'd regain the embryos upon divorce, but he changed his mind and judge ruled in his favor initially.
Ferguson Council Could Soon Accept DOJ Reform DealThe 131-page consent decree is intended to correct problems identified in last year's Justice Department report.
DOJ Agreement Could Cost Ferguson $3.7 Million in First YearThe City Council in the St. Louis suburb is expected to decide Tuesday whether to adopt the agreement.
Citizens Jam Into First Hearing On Ferguson-DOJ Consent DecreeOne speaker said, "If you accept this DOJ decree Ferguson will likely not survive."
US Steel Contract Deal Won't Stop Granite City ShutdownLayoffs are due to begin Sunday, two days after Christmas.
AB InBev Finalizes $107 Billion Bid For SABMillerAB InBev and SABMiller had twice extended the deadline for a formal offer implementing an agreement in principle announced Oct. 13.
Alton Schools, Teachers Reach Tentative Deal To Avoid StrikeUnion members will vote on pact next week before it goes before school board.
East St. Louis Students Return to School After StrikeDistrict officials and union negotiators struck a tentative deal Friday after a 13-hour bargaining session.
Q&A: The Latest Developments in the Dennis Hastert CaseFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty Wednesday in his hush-money case a move that sealed the downfall of a politician who rose from obscurity in rural Illinois to the third-highest office in the nation.