Lagunitas Brewing cut the ribbon on a 300,000-square-foot brew house and tap room in Chicago's Douglas Park neighborhood.
One manufacturing company has installed a swipe-card monitor to keep track of its employees restroom habits.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is targeting 10 firms in a high frequency trading probe, according to an SEC document.
If a tornado like the one that ravaged Moore in 2013 struck the Chicago area, potential damage could exceed $20 billion, reinsurer Swiss Re said.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest in June dipped from a seven-month high, though the decline was bigger than expected.
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art aims to open in 2018, based on the personal collection of the "Star Wars" director.
Hotel and air rates in many destinations are either flat or lower than 2013, but July 4 travel is up for a third year in a row.
The failed Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.
No need to travel to Brazil to get in on the 2014 FIFA World Cup action.
Chicago filed a lawsuit against five pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of concealing the risks associated with certain painkillers.
A real estate broker tells CNBC's "Power House" that it looks like a seller's market for homes in Chicago suburbs like Naperville.
The analytics firms that were spawned by the Obama campaign are confronted with creating their own data-driven reputations.
McDonald's shareholders approved an advisory measure on exec pay at the chain, where CEO Don Thompson took home compensation of $9.5 million in 2013.
Smoke in a regional radar facility has forced a halt to all incoming and outgoing flights at both of Chicago's airports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports a ground stop is in effect at O'Hare and Midway Airports in Chicago after evacuation of the air traffic center in Elgin due to smoke.
Jet, the African-American weekly magazine, is going to digital publication starting next month. The list of periodicals avoiding print is growing.
About 1.8 million Chinese tourists visit the U.S. each year and that number is expected to rise 20 percent annually.
A report released Wednesday said one-third of people who signed up for health insurance through new federal exchanges hadn't paid their first month's premium.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest rose more than expected in April, jumping to its highest since October 2013, a report showed on Wednesday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Chicago Cubs owner and Chairman Tom Ricketts, about his family's investment in the Cubs and potentially selling minority ownership stakes to help finance renovations for Wrigley Field.