Oct 08, 2009 17:49 EDT
Judge OKs Sun-Times sale, unions expected to approve contract changes and keep newspaper going. The way The Rev. Issac Whittmon sees it, a vital piece of his city was saved Thursday when a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the Chicago Sun-Times, a newspaper he's been reading since he was a child.
Oct 07, 2009 20:00 EDT
The Chicago Sun-Times said Thursday that a bankruptcy judge had approved the sale of the ailing newspaper to a group of local businessmen.
Oct 05, 2009 20:00 EDT
Canadian news titan Canwest Global Communications Corp.'s parent is to seek bankruptcy protection from creditors as it tries to restructure massive debts, it announced Tuesday.
Oct 05, 2009 20:00 EDT
Canadian news titan Canwest Global Communications Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday as it tries to restructure a mountain of debt.
Oct 04, 2009 00:08 EDT
Highlights of some high-profile cases that the Supreme Court will take up in its term that begins Monday:
Oct 04, 2009 00:01 EDT
Major cases coming up for the Supreme Court in the new term. Highlights of some high-profile cases that the Supreme Court will take up in its term that begins Monday:
Sep 30, 2009 17:55 EDT
A take-it-or-leave-it proposal from an investor leaves Chicago Sun-Times at the brink. A hometown investor has offered the unions at the Chicago Sun-Times a take-it-or-leave-it proposal to buy the company in bankruptcy court, and the unions just might leave it ? snuffing out what could be the best hope for survival of the city's oldest continuously published daily.
Sep 16, 2009 17:33 EDT
Union workers at Sun-Times reject pay cuts, work-rule changes demanded for newspaper's sale. Unionized workers in the Chicago Sun-Times' newsroom have rejected demands for deep pay cuts and work-rule changes, putting at risk a planned sale of the financially struggling newspaper to an investment group.
Sep 12, 2009 16:57 EDT
Honest service law used to indict Blagojevich called too vague, faces Supreme Court challenge. Among the corruption charges faced by former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is a statute of just 28 words with enough pop to send big names to prison for corruption, but it's under attack by those who consider it vague and unfair.
Sep 12, 2009 15:47 EDT
Honest service law used to indict Blagojevich called too vague, faces Supreme Court challenge. Among the corruption charges faced by former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is a statute of just 28 words with enough pop to send big names to prison for corruption, but under attack by those consider it vague and unfair.
Sep 08, 2009 22:35 EDT
Chicago investment banker's group submits $5 million cash bid for Sun-Times Media Group. Struggling newspaper publisher Sun-Times Media Group said Tuesday that a private investor group led by Chicago banker James Tyree will bid $5 million in cash for its assets in a bankruptcy court auction.
Sep 08, 2009 20:00 EDT
The Chicago Sun-Times said that a group of local investors had made a bid to buy the ailing newspaper, which filed for bankruptcy protection in March.
Aug 10, 2009 17:19 EDT
Conrad Black loses bid for bail while Supreme Court considers overturning fraud conviction. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has turned down former newspaper mogul Conrad Black's request to be freed from a Florida prison while he appeals his fraud conviction to the high court.
Jul 06, 2009 19:08 EDT
Prosecutors: Former press lord Conrad Black doesn't deserve bail pending Supreme Court appeal. Former press lord Conrad Black should not be freed on bail while appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court his conviction for defrauding shareholders in his Hollinger International media empire, prosecutors said Monday.
Jun 29, 2009 17:15 EDT
Sentenced to spend remainder of life in prison, Bernie Madoff joins white-collar prison roll. A look at some other figures serving time for their involvement in high-profile financial scandals:
Jun 22, 2009 21:35 EDT
Former newspaper mogul Conrad Black asks Chicago federal judge for bail pending fraud appeal. Former newspaper mogul Conrad Black is asking a federal judge in Chicago to release him from a Florida prison while he appeals his fraud conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jun 12, 2009 15:48 EDT
The Supreme Court denied ex-media exec Conrad Black's bid to be released from a Fla. prison while he appeals his July '07 fraud conviction. Black has served nearly 15 months of a 6 1/2-year term.
Jun 11, 2009 15:24 EDT
Supreme Court turns down media executive Conrad Black's request for bail during appeal. The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down former media executive Conrad Black's request to be released from a Florida prison while he appeals his fraud conviction.
Jun 11, 2009 12:25 EDT
Tobacco regulation bill passes
Jun 10, 2009 20:00 EDT
A US Supreme Court justice on Thursday denied a request by disgraced media baron Conrad Black to be freed pending an appeal of his conviction for mail and wire fraud.