Aug 1, 2012 Chrysler's sales surge and buoy Fiat, the company that rescued it. The reversal reflects the relative strength of the U.S. economy over Europe.
Jun 29, 2012 The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
May 15, 2012 Political parties in Greece have failed to forge a coalition, meaning a new general election is on the way in Greece. Will the country keep to its budget promises that are a condition of the European bailout?
May 10, 2012 Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.
Oct 31, 2012 FIAT's profit report came out today and it shows that the Chrysler group generated its biggest profit since its 2009 bankruptcy. A lot of Chryslers are selling in the U.S. more than compensating for quieter showrooms in Europe, where the financial crisis has been dampening things.
Apr 26, 2012 Sales are up about 40 percent over last quarter. Chrysler's CEO may have something to do with it, say analysts.
Mar 30, 2012 But Illinois farmers give little credit to the political party in power.
Mar 21, 2012 Workers in Rockford, Ill., are divided on how much the auto bailout helped the local economy. Many hope yesterday's primary election might be the first step in helping factory areas in the state fully recover.
May 3, 2012 They differ on politics, but both see college as a way to help their kids do better than they have.