CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

AAA

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

5 hours ago

buying_travel_-_thinkstock.jpg

How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

Gas pump

Holiday Road Trips — And Summer Gas Prices — Highest In Years

Nationally, gas prices were at a six-year high for this time of year, hitting a U.S. average Tuesday of $3.67 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 18 cents from a year ago. Average regular gasoline prices were even higher Tuesday in Illinois, at $3.83; in the Chicago area, at $3.98; and in Chicago, at $4.23.

07/02/2014

Manny Ramirez Retires After Testing Positive For 2nd Time

Ramirez Moving Up To Triple A Iowa Next Week

(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs plan to promote former All Star slugger Manny Ramirez to Triple A Iowa next week. President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein on Friday said Ramirez, who has been getting in […]

06/20/2014

Expressway Traffic

Labor Day Travel Could Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.

WBBM Newsradio–08/20/2013

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Option Four Players To Charlotte

The South Siders optioned right-handers Andre Rienzo and Jhan Mariñez, catcher Josh Phegley and outfielder Jared Mitchell to Class AAA Charlotte.

03/15/2013

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Chicago Area Gas Prices Up Nearly 60 Cents A Gallon This Year

Gas prices continue to climb in the Chicago area with the highest prices ever for the start of the month of March, AAA reports.

03/05/2013

Gasoline Prices Fall To Lowest Level Of Year

The price of a gallon of gas in the Chicago area dropped nearly 25 cents in November to an average of $3.52, the lowest since January, though 4 cents higher than a year ago, the AAA reports.

12/05/2012

Survey Finds Senior Citizens Driving Wrong Cars

Nearly 90 percent of senior citizens are driving a car that doesn’t fit their aging needs.

12/03/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Dropping Modestly In Illinois

It may just be pennies, but the last several weeks have seen some reductions in gas prices in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2012

Gas Pumping

Gas Prices Dropping In Time For Summer Vacations

Warmer weather is coming, people are making summer vacation plans, and – guess what? – gas prices are dropping like crazy.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Report: Cost Of Owning A Car Barely Up In Past Year

Although the cost of gasoline at the pump has certainly gone up over the last 12 months, the cost of owning a car has increased only slightly.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

AAA: March Gas Prices Were ‘Pure Madness’ In Chicago

In what will surely come as no surprise, AAA says Chicago area gas prices climbed to new heights in March.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Gas Prices

Websites Offer Gas Calculators For Specific Road Trips

Looking for ways to save on that spring break trip? CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, there are websites that can help you decide.

03/29/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Expected To Continue Rising Through Mid-May

An expert says just as the Chicago-area’s shattering weather records, we could soon set less pleasant records – the highest gas prices.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Down, But Still Over $4

Prices at the pump are down slightly after 27 straight days of increases, but it’s not going to provide much relief.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Hit Record High For January

January is typically a month when gas prices are low, but that is not the case this year.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

O'Hare Security Line

More Travel, But Fewer Flyers, This Holiday Season

The roads will be busier, and the airports less crowded, for the upcoming holiday travel season.

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Dropping Across Chicago Area

Gas prices are dropping in the Chicago area and surrounding counties, but prices are still higher than they were at this time a year ago.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Up In Chicago Again

Once again, you’re paying more to fill your tank.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

more