Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, and chairman of Equity International, smiles during an interview by Neil Cavuto, on the Fox Business Network, in New York, on Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo / Richard Drew, File)

Sam Zell, a Chicago real estate magnate who earned a multibillion-dollar fortune and a reputation as “the grave dancer” for his ability to revive moribund properties has died due to complications from a recent illness. He was 81.

Kris Kridel

Apple unveils the iPad3, calling it the poster child for a post-PC world. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story and more top business headlines.

Billionaire Sam Zell is just the latest to sue former Tribune Company shareholders in an effort to claw back more than $2.5 billion. We speak with a bankruptcy expert to see if this can actually happen.

Kris Kridel

Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss a record order for Chicago-based Boeing,  the fallout from MF Global's collapse, and other top business headlines.