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ArrowStream CEO Listed in Critical Condition

ArrowStream CEO Listed in Critical Condition

According to a profile on Arrowstream.com, LaVoie founded the company, which provides supply chain management solutions for the food service industry, in 2000.

Loop Shooter Was Not Registered to Carry Gun

Loop Shooter Was Not Registered to Carry Gun

Police say a man who shot a company CEO in a downtown office building Thursday was not legally permitted to carry the gun used in the shooting.

CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

The CEO of a Chicago-based company was critically injured in a shooting Thursday morning at a high-rise building in the city's Financial District downtown, police confirmed. Police said the gunman took his...

Driver Charged in Fatal Edgewater Pedestrian Crash

Driver Charged in Fatal Edgewater Pedestrian Crash

Vladimir Tsemekhman, 58, is charged with one count of reckless homide and several moving violations including reckless driving, disobeying a red signal stop, failure to reduce speed and stay in lanes.

Reinsdorf Denies Tension With Derrick Rose's Camp

Reinsdorf Denies Tension With Derrick Rose's Camp

Chicago Sun-Times report says there's growing tension between Rose's management and Bulls brass.

Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Several ticket seekers victimized by criminals on Craigslist.