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Banks On Notice About New ATM-Draining Scam

Fraud expert William Kresse says if you have an ATM card you are at risk. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

04/03/2014

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis speaks about education reform at a City Club of Chicago luncheon. (Credit: CBS)

Lewis Points Finger At ‘Rich White People’ For School Problems

A day before the first set of school closings was set to begin, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had some harsh words about how the Chicago Public Schools are funded and managed, blaming much of the district’s problems on racism.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2013

Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 President Tom Ryan announces the union's support for an ordinance that would prevent banks from kicking out renters during foreclosure proceedings. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Firefighters Union Backs Ordinance To Allow Renters To Stay Put During Foreclosures

The union that represents Chicago firefighters is getting behind a proposal that would prevent banks from kicking out renters during foreclosure proceedings.

05/31/2013

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Housing Advocates Want Banks To Reimburse Renters Kicked Out Due To Foreclosure

Housing advocates have thrown their support behind an ordinance introduced to the Chicago City Council, saying it could help renters and keep neighborhoods safer.

04/30/2013

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois is on hand Thursday to counter Republican spin at the party's convention in Tampa, Fla. (CBS)

Durbin Proposes Cap On Interest Rates For Payday Loans

Senator Dick Durbin said today that some of the nation’s biggest banks are now offering what are essentially payday loans, with interest rates as high as 400-percent.

04/26/2013

Community activists want vacant buildings like this one, which are owned by banks after foreclosures, to be boarded up, cleaned up and secured before the first day of classes for the Chicago Public Schools. (Credit: CBS)

New Ordinance Drafted On Foreclosed Property Maintenance

The Emanuel Administration is proposing changes in its ordinance requiring banks to clean up vacant, foreclosed properties.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Chase Bank ATM. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Chase Bank Opening New Branches, Adding 400 Jobs

JP MorganChase will open four new bank branches in Chicago and add more than 400 jobs by the end of 2012.

08/09/2011

Banks and other lenders would be forced to maintain vacant foreclosed buildings like these under a proposed ordinance backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: CBS)

Ordinance Holds Banks Responsible For Maintaining Vacant Buildings

The City Council on Thursday passed an ordinance that holds banks responsible for maintaining properties once they have foreclosed upon them and left them vacant.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Montage Of Credit Cards. (AP Graphic)

Your Credit Card: Use It, Or Possibly Lose It

Surprisingly, banks may pull your credit card if you’re paying your bills on time but not using the plastic enough. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson explains.

CBS 2–05/02/2011