Judge Approves Refunds For Buyers Of Kevin Trudeau’s Diet BookThe Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said.
How To Sort Through All Those Credit-Card OffersTrying to decide which one to choose can be overwhelming. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker helps you cut through the clutter in this report.
Personal Safety Apps: Help Is Just A Tap AwayHow can you protect yourself, when you know you will be alone, in a potentially dangerous place?
After The Bell: Stocks Mixed After Fed Holds Rates Near Zero
2 Investigators: Cyber Criminals Targeting Real Estate TransactionsThis cyber-crime has gotten so big the National Association of Realtors has issued a fraud alert about it.
New Food Destination 'Latinicity' Coming To The LoopThe transformation of the third level of Block 37 into a giant Latin-themed food hall is well underway, CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
McDonald's To Switch To Cage-Free Eggs Over Next DecadeThe decision to switch to cage-free eggs signals a growing sensitivity among customers to animal welfare issues. That has been fueled in part by places like Chipotle that have made animal welfare standards part of their marketing.
Days Numbered For Magnetic Strips As Companies Begin Circulating 'Chip Cards'CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at where retailers stand less than a month from the switchover deadline -- and what it means to you if they don't make it.
Chicago's Ban On Plastic Bags Undermined By Loophole, Critic SaysSome large retailers can simply hand out "reusable" bags -- thicker than the old plastic bags -- which customers may or may not remember to bring back. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Rising Traffic Times A Sign Of Growing EconomyThe latest annual study finds traffic has recovered completely since the economy tanked in 2008, and five of the 20 most congested roads in the U.S. are in the Chicago area.
Broken BP Refinery Unit Reopens, Falling Gas Prices Should Drop Even MorePatrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said Chicago area drivers can expect to see prices fall by up to 50 cents in the next couple weeks, after BP confirmed it has reopened the crude distillation unit that went offline on Aug. 8.
Gas Prices Dropping Across ChicagoIf you have a late summer road trip planned, there’s good news—the average gas price in the Chicago area has dropped 15 cents since Thursday, and prices are expected to keep going down.