Kidde Recalls Smoke Detectors Over DefectNearly 500,000 smoke detectors that might not be able to detect smoke are being recalled by a company based in North Carolina.
2 Investigators Expose Ticket Sales TrapsWhen you go online to buy tickets for a play, a concert or sporting event, be sure you know who you are buying from. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports that clicking on the wrong link can cost you lots of extra money.
Uber's Self-Driving Car Death: What You Need To KnowA self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian on a street Sunday in Tempe, Arizona. It's believed to be the first fatality involving a fully autonomous car.
Ford Recalls Over 1.3 Million Cars, Says Steering Wheels Can Come OffFord Motor Company issued the March 14 recall that affects multiple versions of their Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ models in North America.
On Sale? At Many Stores, Discounts Aren't That Special, Study FindsMajor retailers are duping consumers with deceptive sales pitches, a consumer group found.
McDonald's Begins Rolling Out Fresh Beef In Some Quarter PoundersMcDonald's is offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties in some burgers at thousands of restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want fresher foods.
Consumer Groups Want To Control Gas Bill SurchargeSince 2009, People's Gas has been replacing aging steel pipe with fees paid by customers.
FCC Starts Clock On Net Neutrality Repeal, Faces LawsuitsIn a Feb. 22 release, the agency sent out "final notice" that Obama-era rules governing equal distribution of the internet will be repealed in 60 days.
Some Instant Pot Models Reportedly Overheating, MeltingInstant Pot is telling owners of the kitchen appliance company's Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker to stop using several models of the product.
Ice-Damming A Problem Across ChicagoIf you've got big icicles on your house, they could be the tip of an iceberg-size problem.
Chicago Auto Show: The Old, The New, The BatmobileIt’s just some of the mechanized menagerie you'll spot at the auto show, beginning this weekend.
After The Bell: Another Stocks PlungeThe S&P 500 lost 100, the NASDAQ fell 275 and the Dow Jones industrial average closed down more than 1,000 points, settling to 23,860.