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Illinois Getting $300M From Record Bank Of America Settlement

Illinois is set to receive a $300 million share of a record $16.7 billion nationwide settlement with Bank of America, over allegations of financial misconduct that helped lead to the 2008 financial crisis.

08/21/2014

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Madigan: Illinois To Get $300M From Settlement With Bank Of America

The deal announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department stems from the bank’s role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

Surveillance photo of a bank robbery at the Bank of America branch at the Cherry Creek Plaza shopping center in Homewood. (Credit: FBI)

Two Charged In Homewood Bank Robbery That Ended In Standoff

Malcolm Carpenter, 32, of Chicago; and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park, are each charged with one count of bank robbery, according to the FBI.

12/05/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel To Banks: Stop Supporting Gun Makers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is putting more pressure on gun makers to get behind his push for an assault weapons ban and criminal background checks for gun purchasers.

01/25/2013

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Bank Robbed In Lincoln Park

A bank was robbed Saturday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.

01/05/2013

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Chicago Marathon Preview

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is in its 35th year and is expecting 45,000 participants from all over the world. Join in the excitement by getting involved at this year’s event.

10/05/2012

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Man In Straw Cowboy Hat Robs NW Side Bank

A man in a straw cowboy hat robbed a Jefferson Park neighborhood bank Tuesday on the Northwest Side.

07/31/2012

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Report: Rapper Common May Lose Condo To Foreclosure

Common may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium to foreclosure, according to an online report.

07/23/2012

ATM Robberies

Police Seek Robbers Who Hold Up Victims At Bank Of America ATMs

Police are searching for three men who have been going up to people and robbing them at gunpoint at Bank of America ATMs on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

An armed suspect robs a Bank of America branch in Oak Lawn on Saturday.  (FBI)

Police Arrest Bank Robber After 10 Hour Manhunt

After a standoff that lasted more than 10 hours, police in Oak Lawn and the FBI say they arrested a bank robber – after getting him out of a ceiling air duct.

06/02/2012

The 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Bank Of America Honors Director Of Chicago Diabetes Project

Bank of America today recognized Dr. José Oberholzer, director of the Chicago Diabetes Project, as the second annual recipient of the Mayor Richard M. Daley and Maggie Daley Award.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

Occupy Chicago

May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through Loop

About 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

About 200 activists, including Occupy Chicago protesters, gathered at Federal Plaza on Tax Day 2012, to call on corporations to pay more in federal taxes, before splitting into four groups to deliver "tax bills" to Exelon, Verizon, BMO Harris Bank, and Bank of America. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Deliver ‘Tax Bills’ To Big Corporations On Tax Day

About 200 people gathered at Federal Plaza on Tuesday to send a message on this Tax Day 2012.

04/17/2012

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Report: Los Angeles-Based Group Buys Block 37 Mall

A Los Angeles firm has bought the struggling Block 37 shopping mall downtown, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Roy Lichtenstein Painting

Student To Paint Building Near Kennedy In Style Of Roy Lichtenstein

A design student from the School of the Art Institute has been picked to have his artwork displayed in mural form along the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Golden Toilet

Activists Bring Golden Toilet To City Hall, Protest Grant To CME

Protesters gathered outside the Mayor’s Office with a golden toilet Wednesday, demanding that Mayor Rahm Emanuel create jobs with $33 million in taxpayer funds that had gone in part to the CME Group so the company could renovate its restrooms.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Occupy Chicago Demonstrators Continue To Camp Outside Of Bank Of America Building

Occupy Protesters On MLK Day: ‘Banks Have Crippled America’

A few hundred people assembled in an almost-vacant Loop Monday for an “Occupy the Dream” rally near the Federal Reserve Bank.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2012

Bank Of America Ad

Few Thrilled With Bank Of America Ads On Bridge

The Wabash Avenue Bridge won a prize as the most beautiful steel bridge of the year when it was completed in 1930, but suddenly this month, it has become a bridge brought to you by Bank of America.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

Dick Durbin

Durbin Seeks To Protect Bank Customers From Hidden Fees

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) wants to ensure bank customers aren’t socked with hidden fees, now that the banks have backed off of implementing monthly charges for debit card holders.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Bank of America debit card (CBS)

Bank Of America Cancels Plan For $5 Debit Card Fee

Giving in to public pressure, Bank of America said Tuesday that it was scrapping plans to charge a $5 monthly fee for using a debit card for purchases.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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