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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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How To Sell My Car Fast

When you need your old car gone in a hurry, there are several good ways to balance minimizing the hassle and getting the best price.

06/09/2014

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Man Arrested For Selling Fake Blackhawks Tickets

A southwest suburban Bolingbrook man is charged with forgery for allegedly selling fake Blackhawks tickets on Craigslist.

05/16/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

‘Craigslist Rapist’ Gets 36 Years

Charles Oliver, 46, was accused of raping as many as eight women. In February he was convicted of sexually assaulting one woman. He later pleaded guilty to two additional sex charges and remaining charges against him were dropped.

05/08/2014

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Worried About Meeting A Stranger For Craigslist Sale? East Chicago Cops Will Oversee It

Lots of people turn to Craigslist when looking for a bargain — or to sell off some unwanted stuff. But meeting a stranger can be dangerous. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.

05/02/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Jury Convicts Craigslist Rape Suspect

Charles R. Oliver of Woodstock is accused of raping eight women, many of them prostitutes, who responded to his online ads for sex. His attorney is seeking separate trials for each case.

02/28/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Victims Accuse Woodstock Man Of Sexual Assault

A northwest suburban man already charged with sex-related crimes against several women he met on Craigslist was charged Monday with attacking two more victims.

02/11/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities Say Craigslist Rapist Assaulted More Victims

The total number of alleged victims has risen from to eight after two additional victims came forward, authorities confirm.

02/10/2014

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Prosecutors: Naperville Man Was Killed By New Roommate

A 21-year-old man allegedly strangled a man he met this week through a Craigslist ad seeking a roommate, the Naperville Sun is reporting.

01/25/2014

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Craigslist Sale Ends In Aurora Armed Robbery

A west suburban Naperville man who was attempting to sell his cell phone on Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon when he showed up at the buyer’s Aurora home.

01/11/2014

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Craigslist Ad Sells ‘Dibs’ Chairs Collected From Chicago Parking Spots

One Chicagoan has done exactly what many have been dying to do. This person has been going from neighborhood to neighborhood and taking dibs chairs — chairs saving parking spots for people — from saved spots.

01/08/2014

Thomas Brown and Daniel Swan. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Two Arrested For Trying To Sell Fake Drugs On Craigslist

Two north suburban men who advertised narcotics for sale on Craigslist—drugs which turned out to be vitamins—were arrested after a sting by undercover sheriff’s detectives.

01/02/2014

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Jail)

Woodstock Man Charged With Attacking 6th Woman He Met On Craigslist

A northwest suburban man already charged with several sex-related crimes he committed against woman he met on Craigslist was charged Tuesday with attacking a sixth woman.

08/28/2013

Bill Edgar holds up a fake Taylor Swift ticket he bought on Craigslist. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Family Duped By Fake Taylor Swift Tickets Bought On Craigslist

Chicago Police say they’re looking into a growing number of reports of bogus tickets for big name concerts sold online. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez spoke with a suburban family of Taylor Swift fans
who say they were victims.

08/06/2013

Marco Gomez, 27, is accused of arranging to meet with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl to have sex, but he was caught in a police sting, instead. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Police: Elgin Man Wanted To Meet 14-Year-Old For Sex

A northwest suburban man who thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex last week was instead met by a Lake County Sheriff’s detective who had replied to his online ad for a “companion.”

07/09/2013

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

$3M Bond For Man Accused Of Raping Women He Met On Craigslist

A McHenry County judge set bail at $3 million Tuesday for a man accused of raping at least five women he met online, after prosecutors revealed evidence of possibly 20 more victims.

03/26/2013

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Jail)

Woodstock Man Accused Of Raping Women He Met Through Craigslist

McHenry County prosecutors want bond revoked for a man accused of raping five women he met online through Craigslist.

03/25/2013

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Picture Of Dying Patient Posted Online, Along With Cruel Remarks

Radovan Vojcic passed away more than a year ago and died from advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia. His grieving family had been trying to focus on beautiful memories. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

11/16/2012

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West Suburban Man Can’t Believe He Fell For Craigslist Scam

A west suburban man says he was scammed by an ad on Craigslist, and he says he cannot believe he fell for it since he’s not a typical victim.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2012

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