Some 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.
The 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.
Patrick 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.
If 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.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, called the recent spike in prices at the pump one of the worst he’s ever seen.
Jeannine Jaworowski squirrels away money each week so that her grandkids can have new shoes for school. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Though gas prices have been plummeting nationally, drivers in the Chicago area suddenly have seen a major bump at the pump.
Gas prices normally spike during the summer driving season, but this year they have been plummeting.
Officials in Elgin were trying to make sure no more motorists are confused about – or get tickets for parking in – what appear to be legitimate parking spaces next to a fire hydrant along the city’s riverfront.
Parents of special-needs children in Illinois will soon get some relief from the financial burden of the care their kids require.
Just how desperate is Chicago for money? CBS 2’s Dave Savini shows one technique the city is using.
(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.
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.