The CTA’s switchover to the new Ventra fare system was hitting a major milestone on Monday, as the agency stopped sales of its old magnetic-striped fare cards at train stations.
Monday will be a new day for CTA riders: the transit authority is trying to get riders to switch over to the new Ventra system.
The website where millions of Americans can shop for insurance goes live on Tuesday Oct. 1. Applying is kind of like shopping for a flight on an airline website. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
The mayor of southwest suburban New Lenox has had enough with high gas prices in his town, and he wants to do something about it.
The trickery has been brewing since Redbox, based in Oakbrook Terrace, introduced game rentals in 2011.
The CTA has launched a new public service campaign to warn riders to stay off the tracks, after the number of people who died after going on tracks went up last year.
Reopening of the line is expected no later than Oct. 19.
United has since fixed the mistake, but not before many customers took advantage of the free fares.
A local group that’s been working to put puppy mills out of business applauds a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to impose restrictions on breeders who sell dogs on the Internet.
On Monday, Ventra cards will begin replacing the familiar plastic and paper fare cards with magnetic stripes, which CTA and Pace customers have been using for years.
The days of the meter reader are numbered in most of Illinois with the advent of new digital “smart” meters — wireless devices that relay information on electricity consumption directly to utilities.
It’s called the Ventra card. On Monday, it will officially be used to pay for rides on CTA, Pace and eventually Metra. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
(CBS) – The Cook County Recorder’s Office handles more than a million documents a year, making it the largest office of its kind in the country But some of those filing documents are criminals who […]
McDonald’s Corp. says it’s exploring changes to its Dollar Menu to include items that cost more than a buck.
Senior citizens in Cook County who need help navigating the court system, or fighting fraud and abuse, now have one place to turn for information.
A year ago, the average price for a gallon of regular was $4.35. On Monday, the price was $3.90. CBS 2′s Mike Parker explains.
About 2 million people are expected to hit the road for the Labor Day weekend, and in the Chicago area, they’ll be getting a big break on gas prices compared to last year, even though prices made their predictable holiday spike this week.
Electric utility customers in northwestern Indiana are being warned about scam artists posing as NIPSCO workers.
CTA has barely begun issuing its new Ventra fare cards and already, there are problems, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
People who rent apartments now have more protections if the owners of their buildings face foreclosure. That’s thanks to a new state law, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
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.