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There Are Drawbacks To Keeping All Of Your Assets In Cash: Experts

CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez looks at why this could be a dangerous strategy.

09/08/2014

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Some Marketers Offer Cash For Your Smart-Phone Pictures

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how regular folks are converting their selfies into cash.

06/26/2014

A boy looks at the debris of destroyed houses in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on November 12, 2013, after Super Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm in the world this year, hit the Philippines on November 8. (Photo credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Philippines Diplomat: ‘We Need Superheroes’ In Wake Of Typhoon

The ranking diplomat for the Philippines in the Midwest estimated rebuilding will take two years after a typhoon ravaged the Pacific island nation, and he called for cash donations to help victims right away.

11/13/2013

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McHenry Man Dies 2 Years After Finding $150K In His Garden

The McHenry County man who found $150,000 in his vegetable garden two years ago – and was fighting off other claims to the cash- has died, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

07/02/2013

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Liquor Store Owner Makes Claim On Cash Found In McHenry Man’s Garden

It has been a year and a half since a McHenry man found tens of thousands of dollars in cash in his garden; and as he and two other people wind their way through the courts to claim it, one of them is telling more about how he lost thousands of dollars – instead of a bug.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2013

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Wilmette Cop Gets Probation For Stealing Cash From DUI Suspect

A north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.

11/14/2012

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Report: Sears To Offer Cash Rather Than Health Insurance Plans

Two big employers, including one based in the Chicago area, are changing the way they provide health insurance to their workers.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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McHenry County Man Close To Collecting $150K He Found In Garden

A McHenry County man who found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden last year only has to wait another month and a half before he can claim it.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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Cash Vs. Credit: When Does Plastic Trump Money?

The biggest advantage to charging, according to experts, is that credit cards come with lots of perks and protection that cash can’t offer. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

05/03/2012

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Boy, 8, Finds And Turns In Package Of Money In Riverside

No one has come forward yet for a package of cash found by an 8-year old boy this week in west suburban Riverside.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Homeowners Due Cash After Foreclosures

Cook County officials are looking for nearly 2,000 former property owners who are due money after a foreclosure.

08/25/2011

A "HELP" sign is written on the ground of Ohara Primary School near a sea coast covered with the rubble in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

State Sending Aid To Disaster-Ravaged Japan

The state of Illinois is preparing to send aid to Japan to help in the recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2011

Federal officers seize $125,849 in cash at O'Hare International Airport.

Feds At O’Hare Seize $125K Headed To Pakistan

U.S. Customs agents have seized more than $125,000 in cash from a family that was traveling from O’Hare International Airport to Pakistan.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Agnes Capello

Woman Caught On Tape Stealing $500 From Dunkin Donuts Customer

A 66-year-old Oak Park woman has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing $500 in cash that a customer had dropped on the floor of a donut shop.

CBS 2–01/05/2011

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Police: Woman Stole $5K In Cash, Hid Money In Pants

A woman was charged with theft after she admitted to stealing thousands from the store at which she worked.

12/23/2010

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Radio Shack Thieves Make Off With ‘Large Amount’ Of Electronics, Cash

Police are seeking two assailants who held up a Radio Shack at gunpoint Sunday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

12/19/2010

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More Shoppers Opt For Cash To Avoid Credit Card Bills

Should you pay cash for your gifts or pay with a card? More shoppers are opting for cash to avoid the bills coming due in January. And, as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, the new financial reform law will help make that decision even easier in the future.

CBS 2–12/07/2010

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Maywood Cop Charged With Stealing Cash From Suspects

A Maywood police officer was charged Wednesday with swiping cash from suspects after he was captured in a federal sting operation earlier this week.

11/25/2010

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How To Ask Your Boss For A Raise

Maybe it’s time to go to the boss about a little extra money in your paycheck. Think a raise sounds ridiculous when others are still looking for work? Not necessarily, as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

CBS 2–11/23/2010

Independent candidate for Illinois Governor, Scott Lee Cohen

Local Ministers Offered Cash To Support Scott Lee Cohen

Asking for political support happens all the time. Trying to buy it is something else. Some Chicago area ministers say that’s what happened at a meeting earlier this week with independent gubernatorial candidate Scott Lee Cohen. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS 2–10/21/2010