Virus still considered widespread throughout rest of state.
Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.
Some Chicago-area Santas who got word they can’t return on the “Polar Express” next year because of a legal dispute didn’t cry or pout when they gathered to say goodbye to the traditional holiday events.
The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
Archer Daniels Midland Company said in a statement that it will move a small corporate team of about 50-75 employees to Chicago, but for now, the agribusiness would not be creating 100 more tech jobs.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.
Dennis Muilenburg was the president and chief executive of St. Louis-headquarted Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
Sources close to the company say the agribusiness giant will be staying in Illinois, despite considering St. Louis.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, several city aldermen and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin plan to fast for 24 hours to support immigration reform efforts.
The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.