COMING UP @12:30: Authorities To Provide Update In Fox Lake Officer Shooting Investigation


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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.



7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.


The drink 5-Hour Energy is viewed for sale at a grocery store on November 15, 2012 in New York City. The federal government and the New York Attorney General's office have announced that they are investigating the popular energy drink after the Food and Drug Administration received claims that 5-Hour Energy has over the past four years led to 13 deaths and 33 hospitalizations. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Proposed Chicago Ordinance Would Outlaw Energy Drinks

Chicago Ald. Ed Burke has proposed a citywide ban of energy drinks, citing potential health risks with the highly caffeinated beverages.


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Teens & Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?

More and more these days, you see teenagers hanging out at your neighborhood coffee shop, craving a caffeine kick.


Four Loko cans

Four Loko Being Recycled Into Auto Fuel

The infamous Chicago-made beverage Four Loko is being recycled, and could actually wind up in your gas tank.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Cans Of Four Loko Are Seen On Display. (AP Photo)

State Senate Votes To Ban Alcohol Energy Drinks

The Illinois Senate has voted to ban caffeinated alcoholic drinks, a measure spurred by public attention to Four Loko, a so-called “alcohol energy drink” popular with college students.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010

Cans Of Four Loko Are Seen On Display. (AP Photo)

Lawmaker Wants To Ban Boozy Energy Drinks In Illinois

Five other states have banned them. Now, alcohol energy drinks could be off the market in here too.

WBBM Newsradio–11/22/2010

Four Loko cans

Chicago-Based Maker Of ‘Four Loko’ Faces Backlash

The controversial maker of alcohol-caffeinated drink faces additional bans in other states, too.


Cans Of Four Loko Are Seen In A Cooler. (AP Photo)

Another State Now Off-Limits To Four Loko Caffeine Booze

The caffeinated alcoholic beverage Four Loko has been banned in four states and now Chicago-based Phusion Projects has agreed to stop shipments to New York state.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010