(CBS) – Chicago’s ban on plastic bags at large retail stores takes effect Saturday. Downtown shoppers hitting the stores and carrying off their goods in plastic bags are about to become history. Cecil Driscoll is […]
Now a national watchdog advocacy group called the The Safety Institute revealed new stats going back four years that show 337 complaints involving Kenmore oven glass doors exploding. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Meier says diesel fuel sold at the station on 735 E. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook is affected.
The money will come from the approximately $8 million in Trudeau assets recovered by a receiver after Trudeau failed to pay a $37.6 million civil penalty levied by Gettleman in 2007.
How low could it go? CBS 2’s Jim Williams explains why pump prices have plummeted.
Despite the popularity of the bike sharing program, the system is working in the red, and city officials said although people use Divvy a good deal, ridership is down a bit, so more money is needed to keep it running. Starting Wednesday, the fee for a 24-hour pass will go up from $7 to $9.95.
Millions of people use them every month, but as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, they’re a convenience that could be threatened.
Starbucks will target underserved youth aged 16 to 24. They plan to hire and train 20 to 25 at the Englewood location. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
Far west suburban Sycamore is one of the few places left where a penny still buys you a legal parking space, but Sycamore Police parking enforcement officer Giovanni Serra said it’s getting harder to maintain their penny parking meters.
You don’t need to wear a top hat and spats when you visit the Chicago area’s newest grocery store, but you might feel like you should.
In this follow-up report, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman and a health expert hit some of the food booths at this year’s event.
CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman looked into the health inspection records of the restaurants featured at next week’s massive event and found that some have failed up to three health inspections in the past two years.
Everyone from President Obama to superstar Chicago chef Rick Bayless weigh in on the sudden debate.
The popular fitness clothing company Lululemon Athletica is under fire for a potential hazard with women’s tops.
Lee Williams, 73, used to be a commodity broker. After retirement, he was in a car crash and spent seven months in the hospital. When he got out he was out of money. That’s when the phone calls started.
As things stand now, Metra riders are not allowed to take pets on board, but on Wednesday the commuter rail agency’s board will discuss whether to test allowing pets on one of its lines.
A Harvard study came up with some interesting conclusions about what shoppers may be more likely to buy when they’re saving the environment. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
There is no timetable for resuming production, Lowe said. Jeni’s is temporarily closing its 21 retail shops because there isn’t enough ice cream to keep them stocked.
The tiny rubber pellets, used sometimes in athletic fields, often contain cancer-causing chemicals. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
Ferrari, Bentley, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin. Those are just some of the high-end luxury vehicles purchased by a disgraced north suburban businessman that will up available for auction on Tuesday April 19.
Clinique Fresh Faces makeover during the Clinique Fresh Faces Tour 2010
Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony — the list goes on and on when it comes to the number of companies cranking out digital readers.