Chicago-area commuters have never seen anything like it. Metra has proposed fare increases averaging 10.8 percent, starting in February, with the guarantee of additional increases every year through 2024.
Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports plenty of Chicago retailers are hiring.
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Illinois was $3.46 on Friday, down about 10 cents compared to last month, according to the AAA. In the Chicago area, the average price is $3.61, and prices are even lower across the region.
Researchers say nearly 10 percent of all food is fraudulent. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
JPMorgan Chase said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were stolen from the company’s servers, but only customers who use the websites Chase.com and JPMorganOnline and the apps ChaseMobile and JPMorgan Mobile were affected.
As consumers scramble to protect their credit and debit card information in the wake of a stream of data breaches at major retailers, one group is voluntarily giving out their personal information.
It feels like déjà vu as word of another major retailer hacked, this time Jewel Osco. You might want to roll your eyes and throw your hands up in frustration, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why that’s the last thing you should do.
With the city of Chicago allowing so-called ride-sharing companies to operate under fewer restrictions than traditional taxi companies, the Emanuel administration and cab drivers have reached an unprecedented agreement on reforms to help the taxi cab industry.
The operating company for Jewel-Osco supermarkets announced Monday that it has been notified of an attempt to steal customers’ data from the stores.
With Baby Boomers retiring at a faster pace, the Social Security system is rapidly changing. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Security breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Jimmy John’s could finally bring some changes to the credit card industry, according to one fraud expert.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy speaks with an expert who says parents may be missing the biggest concern facing teens and preteens today.
Want the new “Phablet”? Get in line, WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports.
Kent State is the college campus in Ohio where four students were killed by National Guard troops in a war protest in 1970. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy tells us what the new high-tech wearables will do for us.
It was not immediately clear how many of the city’s 7,000 taxicabs would be idled by any slowdown. Attempts in the past by taxi drivers to stage work slowdowns have generally been unsuccessful because the drivers have not been well-organized.
For the first time in four years, Apple has unveiled a new product: Apple Watch.
CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez looks at why this could be a dangerous strategy.
You probably just finished your back-to-school shopping. Did you get overcharged or buy outdated merchandise? City inspectors did when they checked dozens of stores recently.
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.