'The plan is just not viable as of right now': Lawmakers wary of controversial railroad mergerU.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is wading into the volatile issue of Canadian Pacific Railway's proposed merger with the Kansas City Southern. With suburbs fearing a freight train bombardment, the railroads better rethink their plan, he warns. Sen. Dick Durbin is also raising questions.
Scammers impersonate government agencies to steal your moneyThe influx of these types of calls seems relentless because scammers are not impacted in any way by the "Do not call" regulations designed for legitimate phone solicitations. Their goal is to trick victims into thinking they have issues with their Social Security, Unemployment, Medicare, Internal Revenue Service, the Attorney General's office and others.
Thinking about buying an electric vehicle? Illinois' $4,000 rebate applications are openIf you've been thinking about switching out your gasoline car and going electric, state policy beginning today may nudge you in that direction, but you don't have long to act.
Papa G's owner pleads guilty to battery charges of minor employee, gets supervisionAn owner of a Huntley diner under federal investigation for not paying employees for working overtime as required pleaded guilty this week to an unrelated battery charge, acknowledging that he "made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature" with a 17-year-old girl, according to McHenry County court documents.
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'What can I do to help?': Highland Park doctor jumps in to help wounded along parade routeDr. Wendy Binstock Rush was among the medical professionals at the Highland Park parade Monday who sprung into action in the immediate aftermath to help the wounded. "There were dozens of people who jumped and identified themselves as a nurse, as an EMT, as a physician, and said, 'What can I do to help? What can I do to help?'"
Drive-through recycling event Saturday in Lake ZurichIllinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods and state Rep. Chris Bos of Lake Zurich are hosting a drive-through recycling and shredding event from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Zurich.
NAI Hiffman brokers sale of Chicago Strategic Logistics PortfolioNAI Hiffman, the largest independent commercial real estate services firm in the Midwest, Wednesday announced its Industrial Capital Markets team brokered the sale of the Chicago Strategic Logistics Portfolio, comprising seven industrial warehouse and distribution buildings in Illinois totaling 1,424,555 square feet.
Scholarship Assistance Fund Dollars for Scholars celebrates 2022 scholarship recipientsScholarship Assistance Fund (SAF) Dollars for Scholars held its 2022 scholarship reception June 17 at Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in Wheeling. The two-hour catered gathering focused on the accomplishments and educational pursuits of this year's scholarship recipients.
Raising Cane's to replace shuttered Buona Beef in Rolling MeadowsRaising Cane's -- the quick-service national chain known for its basic menu of chicken fingers, crinkle-cut fries, coleslaw and Texas toast -- is continuing its suburban expansion with a new restaurant and drive-through set to open next year in Rolling Meadows.