Methode Electronics reports loss from tax legislation

By Alexa Adler Medill Reports Shares of Methode Electronics Inc., a global developer of custom-engineered and application-specific products and solutions, plunged 4.94 percent after the company reported a loss of 65 cents per share for the third quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, as compared to 63 cents per share of earnings for the comparable […]

Lake Central and Munster victorious in first round and face off Friday night

Erik Alcantar Medill Reports Lake Central High School (St. John) defeated Crown Point High School (Crown Point) 42-29 in the first sectional game Wednesday night, while Munster High School (Munster) erased a 12 point deficit to defeat Lowell Senior High School (Lowell) 56-49. Day two of the Lake Central Sectional reduced the field down from […]

Group urges those who know opioid users to carry anti-overdose drug

By Jessica Nieberg Medill Reports Drug overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overdose-related deaths from opioids have increased by more than five times since 1999. The Chicago Recovery Alliance helps people who are affected by addiction make more positive choices. It also helps […]

John Bean Technologies posts strong quarter but stock dives

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By Charlene Zhang Medill Reports John Bean Technologies Corp. (NYSE: JBT), a Chicago-based technology solutions provider to food and air transportation industries, topped Wall Street’s earnings estimate but, surprisingly, its high-flying stock plummeted more than 8 percent. Net income in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 decreased to $19.4 million, or 60 cents per diluted […]