A couple years ago, you could save decent money on your electric bill merely by switching to an alternate energy supplier, but Citizens Utility Board spokesman Jim Chilsen said not anymore. That is because those companies have started hiking rates, and ComEd has gotten out from under an expensive contract.
Illinois lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow ComEd to charge customers about $2 more per month to cover the costs of its nuclear power plants, drawing criticism from a utility watchdog group that says ComEd’s parent company already makes plenty of profit.
The FBI has issued warning about a growing type of malicious Internet software that could take your computer hostage, along with all the data stored on it.
Automated license plate readers (ALPRs) consist of a camera used to scan the license plate of every passing car. That number then is recorded and stored indefinitely.
CBS 2 tried two different brands on five dogs and got some surprising results, Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot pays a visit to the annual preview of what’s new in the auto world.
Ahead of Valentine’s Day on Saturday, the Better Business Bureau was warning about scammers who prey on people looking for love.
CHICAGO (AP) — Expedia is buying rival online travel site Orbitz for approximately $1.33 billion, adding to the stable of brands it has snapped up recently in order to extend its reach and keep pace […]
A new survey has found a significant percentage of drivers taking chances on the road, even though they believe those kinds of behaviors are dangerous.
State revenue departments across the U.S. have reported a rise in filings using stolen personal information. TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state income tax returns for the same reason.
If you’ve filled up your tank in the past few days, you’ve probably noticed prices at the pump have started rising again.
After the Target breach, 3 million customers signed up for ID theft protection services Target offered from ProtectMyID. John Walters was one of them. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The Will County Mobile Workforce Center is a mobile home that has been turned into a job center, outfitted with a dozen computers for job seekers to use for writing résumés and fill out job applications online.
Consumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.
Beware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.
With less than two days until 2015, there are still a couple ways you could maximize your deductions, and ease your income tax bill for 2014.
Remember, the clock starts ticking from when the item is bought—not when you unwrap it.
Keurig says its Mini Plus Brewing Systems, with model number K10, can overheat and spray water during brewing. Keurig says it had received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.
Phil Flynn, senior energy analyst at The PRICE Futures Group said it’s the result of a price war being waged between OPEC – especially Saudi Arabia – against American energy producers.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips that could save you a bundle this holiday.
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.