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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

Addison Park On Clark

Wrigleyville Hotel-Retail Development Hit With Foreclosure

The massive Addison Park on Clark hotel-residential-retail development in Wrigleyville got the green light from the City Council last year, despite heated opposition from many neighbors.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Bank Of America Protest

Women Dump Garbage From Foreclosed Home At Bank Of America Offices

Five women – the eldest 80 years old – were arrested Tuesday afternoon for dumping garbage in front of the Bank of America Chicago offices downtown in a protest.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Bank of America debit card (CBS)

Smaller Banks Cashing In On Consumer Anger At Big Financial Institutions

Community banks are trying to lure customers over, now that some big institutions are imposing unpopular new fees on customers.


Liliya Shobukhova of the Russian Federation wins the womens race in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:20:26 on October 10, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Shobukhova Poised To Win 3rd Straight Chicago Marathon

There are over 45,000 runners registered to compete in the 34th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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Grim Numbers For September Job Cuts

There is more evidence that the economy is contracting, with grim job numbers coming out.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

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How To Avoid Monthly Fees For Paying With Debit Card

With Bank of America announcing it plans to charge customers $5 a month for using their debit cards, consumers of other banks wonder if it’s only a matter of time before they’re going to face charges too. But there are alternatives.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2011

Marathon runners. (credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Guide To The Chicago Marathon

There’s nothing like the excitement of a race. 45,000 runners will hit the streets of Chicago to fulfill their dream of completing a 26.2 mile marathon this weekend. Many years ago, I was one of these happy runners, and now I am an even happier spectator. It’s true that running the race is like nothing else, but you can also get an adrenaline rush from watching the race.


File Photo: Chicago Marathon (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Report: Marathon Means Big Boost For Chicago Economy

The annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon means hundreds of millions of dollars for the local economy.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

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Bank Robber Caught More Than 20 Miles Away Thanks To GPS

A man who allegedly robbed a bank in Evanston was caught more than 20 miles away in the South Chicago neighborhood, thanks to a tracking device.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

A new city ordinance will obligate banks to secure and maintain abandoned properties they seize in foreclosures. (CBS)

New City Law: Banks Must Secure, Maintain Properties They Seize

A new Chicago law is supposed to force banks to secure and maintain buildings the day foreclosure papers are filed. A Chicago organization is focusing on a major financial institution, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Image from surveillance video of a bank robbery at the Bank of America branch at 3215 N. Lincoln Av. on Aug. 2, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Of America Branch Robbed In Lakeview

A man robbed a Bank of America branch in the Lakeview neighborhood Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

U.S. Women's Soccer Team

Women’s Soccer Stars To Front Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Charity

Three members of the storied U.S. women’s soccer team will move from the field to the track this fall, to lead a charitable program for the Chicago Marathon.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Alvarado Family

Couple Claims They Were Duped By Bank Into Foreclosure

A local couple said they did what the bank told them to do—and now they are facing foreclosure on their home.

CBS 2–04/20/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: When Do We Get A Break?

While the corporations and guys on Wall Street get big tax credits, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson asks “When do we get a break?”.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

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Block 37 Sold To Bank Of America For $100M

The troubled Block 37 shopping complex has been auctioned off to Bank of America for $100 million.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

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Homeowners Protest Bank Of America Over Slow Action

Dozens of Chicago homeowners stormed the Bank of America office downtown Wednesday, complaining that the bank is dragging its feet on their loan modification requests.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Loop Bank Fire

A Day After Loop Fire, Questions Remain About Building Response

Some people who escaped from the high-rise fire Sunday — which was knocked out quickly by firefighters — said there was confusion about the building’s evacuation plan.