Ahead of legal recreational marijuana coming in January, Illinois' medical marijuana supply is dwindling and prices are rising. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Is Illinois’ Pot Supply Going Up In Smoke?Ahead of legal recreational marijuana coming in January, Illinois' medical marijuana supply is dwindling and prices are rising. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
McDonald's CEO Is Out Over Relationship With EmployeeSteve Easterbrook admitted to a consensual relationship with an employee, in violation of the McDonald's policy.
Illinois Marijuana Growers Expand WorkforceCBS 2's Vince Gerasole takes us to Cresco Labs in Joliet, where the workforce is set to more than double.
Boeing Says It Regrets Concerns Over Internal MessagesBoeing says it regrets concerns raised about internal communications it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators that are investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max airplanes.
Exelon Utilities CEO Abruptly Steps DownThe departure of Anne Pramaggiore comes as ComEd has been subpoenaed in a probe of state Sen. Martin Sandoval. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Boeing, FAA Share Blame In Certification Of The 737 MaxBoeing did not fully explain to federal regulators an automated flight system featured in its new 737 Max, and those regulators didn't have the capability to effectively analyze much of what Boeing did share about the plane.
Will Pot Sales Get Rolling In Chicago?A major marijuana company backed out of a deal to buy a Chicago-based pot company But that's not stopping those interested in trying to push back on . Mayor Lightfoot plans not to have it sold in the downtown area.
Sweeten Expands To Chicago, Connects Home Owners With Contractors For FreeThe CEO and founder of the company started Sweeten after experiencing difficulties with a contractor. Sweeten just launched in Chicago and works to connect home owners with contracts and helps customers with the whole process for free.
UberWorks App Seeks To Match Shift Workers, JobsSome are raising concern about the new app and its potential effects. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Boeing To Begin Payouts To Victims Of 737 Max CrashesBoeing will begin to pay $50 million in financial assistance to the families of more than 300 victims of the two 737 Max crashes.
Mayor Seeks To Keep Recreational Marijuana Sales Out Of Downtown AreaRecreational marijuana sales would be banned in most of downtown Chicago, and the rest of the city would be split into seven "cannabis zones" where legal pot dispensaries could operate under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules, when weed becomes legal in Illinois next year. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Amazon Hosting Job Fairs In Chicago, 5 Other CitiesAmazon is hosting a nationwide job fair, looking to hire more than 30,000 people, including 400 new jobs for its office in downtown Chicago. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Nearly 50,000 GM Employees To Go On StrikeTheir contract expired on Saturday, and new contract talks broke down. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.
Gun Owners Weigh In On Walmart Ammo BanSome gun owners say Walmart's ban on ammunition will not have any affect on mass shootings or unlawful gun use. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Bad News In Chicago Casino Feasibility StudyThe results of the study are in, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot agrees with the contention that under the state's current rules, a casino would not be successful.
Walgreens Plans To Close 200 U.S. StoresIt is part of a plan to cut costs by $1.5 billion in a few years.
Hopes High For Planned Hard Rock Casino In GaryThe planners behind the Hard Rock Casino hope it will revitalize struggling Gary, but some ask why this time will be different. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Capital One Hack Affects 100 MillionA former software engineer has been arrested in the case.
Macy's Removes 'Mom Jeans" PlatesThe retail company was accused of fat shaming and decided to pull a series of plates that feature circles on home much to eat to fit into 'skinny jeans' and a large circle on what to eat if one wanted to fit into 'mom jeans.'
Some Airlines Betting On 737 Max Flying Again By Fall, But Travel Expert Thinks That's UnlikelyIt might be July, but it’s not too early to think about planning for holiday travel, and if you’re flying, you could get booked on a Boeing 737 Max, even though the jets remain grounded due to safety concerns after two fatal crashes. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Man Who Lost Loved Ones In Ethiopian Crash Testifies At HearingPaul Njoroge lost his wife, three children and his mother-in-law in the March Ethiopian AIr crash.The 737 Max Jet they were flying in was made by Chicago-based Boeing.
What's Behind Abrupt Shutdown Of Spring Rewards Program?A Chicago tech company that promised consumers cash back for frequenting approximately 200 restaurants and other businesses suddenly shut down operations in late June, with little warning to anyone. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Popular Shopper Loyalty Program Shuts Down With Little NoticeA Chicago tech company that promised consumers cash back for frequenting approximately 200 restaurants and other businesses suddenly shut down operations in late June, with little warning to anyone. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Boeing Makes First 737 Sales In MonthsBoeing has made its first sale of 737 Max planes since the aircraft were grounded after two fatal crashes linked to software problems.