Dorothy Tucker

The chip of a German debit card by German bank Sparkasse is pictured on January 8, 2010 in Leipzig. (AFP PHOTO DDP / SEBASTIAN WILLNOW)

Days Numbered For Magnetic Strips As Companies Begin Circulating ‘Chip Cards’

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at where retailers stand less than a month from the switchover deadline — and what it means to you if they don’t make it.

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CPS Hotline Tackles Parents’ Questions As Students Head Back To School

(CBS) — Exactly one week from today, 400,000 Chicago public school students head back to class. That can mean big changes for many students including new start times this year. So, for many parent the […]

09/01/2015

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Emmett Till Died 60 Years Ago Today, Launched The Civil Rights Movement

A wreath of white flowers marked the grave of a Chicago teenager, whose brutal killing 60 years today in the Deep South helped launch the civil rights movement.

08/28/2015

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Illinois Not Paying Out Big Lottery Jackpots Amid Budget Standoff

The Illinois Lottery says big winners since July 1st aren’t getting any money yet because there’s no state budget, meaning the state has no legal authority to pay out lottery winnings.

08/28/2015

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Emmett Till’s Family Leads Memorial Marking 60th Anniversary Of His Murder

It was 60 years ago today that 14-year-old Emmett Till was beaten and shot in the head for reportedly whistling at a white woman while visiting relatives in Mississippi, and his family led a memorial procession to his grave in Alsip.

08/28/2015

A plastic bag ends up as litter in this Chicago street scene. (CBS)

Chicago’s Ban On Plastic Bags Undermined By Loophole, Critic Says

Some large retailers can simply hand out “reusable” bags — thicker than the old plastic bags — which customers may or may not remember to bring back. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

08/27/2015

Michael Jordan addresses reporters at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. (Bob Roberts/CBS)

Non-Profits Lining Up To Get Donation From Michael Jordan After $8.9 Million Jury Award

Minutes after a federal jury awarded Michael Jordan $8.9 million in an advertising case against Dominick’s, he said the money would be going to charity.

08/25/2015

A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows market numbers towards the close of the day on August 24, 2015 in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading and closed down 588 points. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

With Stocks Down, Is Now A Good Time To Buy?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what you need to consider before you jump into the market, plus some stocks experts suggest might be worth the gamble.

08/24/2015

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Welder May Have Been Victim Of Mistaken-Identity Killing

Friends and family say Isaac Acevedo worked two jobs and was the role model in his family.

08/20/2015

Fans swarm Michael Jordan as he leaves Chicago's federal courthouse. (CBS)

Michael Jordan Still Draws Fans, Even At The Federal Courthouse

His Airness spends most of the day in court, attending the trial that will determine how much Dominick’s owes him for using his name in a 2009 ad without his permission.

08/14/2015

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Michael Jordan’s Name Sometimes Used For Free

Dominick’s used Jordan’s name and Bulls jersey number in a 2009 ad without his permission or payment. The trial unfolding at Chicago’s federal courthouse is to determine how much the defendants should pay for the illegal use.

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Man Shot Along Eisenhower Expressway

A man was shot Friday morning while in traffic in the inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway.

07/31/2015

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Armed With Hot Dogs, Englewood Moms Keep Street Safe

Crime is an incredibly complex problem, but it appears a simple solution may be working on one block in Chicago.

07/28/2015

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Some Roseland Residents Having Trouble With Landline Service

For some it could be a matter of life and death, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/24/2015

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Lawsuit: Police Ignored Orders To Halt Chase, Caused Toddler’s Death

The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.

07/23/2015

Former supervising investigator for the IPRA Lorenzo Davis. (Credit: CBS)

Investigator Claims IPRA Fired Him For Refusal To Change Findings In Police Shootings

Lorenzo Davis is a former supervising investigator for the board. He says he was fired eleven days ago for refusing to change his findings on six shootings.

07/20/2015

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Airlines May Block Fare Information From Travel Websites, Group Claims

Millions of people use them every month, but as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, they’re a convenience that could be threatened.

07/16/2015

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Starbucks Bringing Coffee, Job Training To Englewood

Starbucks will target underserved youth aged 16 to 24. They plan to hire and train 20 to 25 at the Englewood location. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/16/2015

Nari Safavi. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Iranian Community Welcomes Nuclear Deal

Relatives Nari Safavi will visit his relatives more often now that the us has reached a nuclear agreement with Iran, his birthplace,

07/14/2015

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Amazon, Walmart Hoping To Lure Summer Shoppers With Christmas In July Sales

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look this latest marketing strategy that could be the start of anew summer trend.

07/13/2015

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