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If You Got Sick Or Died, Would Your Family Be Able To Access Your Online Accounts?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has some advice on sharing your usernames and passwords with family members, in case the worst happens.

03/31/2014

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State Demands Cash From Former DUI Offenders, Years Later

An oversight in Kane County has come back to haunt hundreds of drivers who thought they had paid their debts — and fines — to society. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

03/27/2014

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Group: Walgreens Pharmacies Are Compromising Security Of Patient Information

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with Change to Win, which has says some Illinois customers may have been victims.

03/20/2014

Magda Walczak retrieves a package from  her doorstep. (CBS)

Are You A ‘Returnaholic’ With Online Buys? If So, Retailers Have Their Eye On You

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the punishment you could face for returning to sender too many times.

02/20/2014

Jason Brown of the United States competes during the Figure Skating Men's Free Skating on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Highland Park Proud Of Olympian Jason Brown

How did the figure skater do in Sochi? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

02/14/2014

Commuters wait on a snow-covered platform for an L train in the Wicker Park neighborhood on February 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. About six inches of snow fell on the city overnight marking the 34th day of measurable snow this season, well above the 18-day average. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Psychiatrist Offers Tips To Combat Winter Blues

People have been feeling less energized this winter. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains.

02/06/2014

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Snow Blowers Flying Out Of Stores

This winter’s constant snowfall has become a boon to retailers and stores that repair snow-clearing equipment. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/31/2014

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

Security Breaches Spur Discussion: Should U.S. Adopt ‘Chipped’ Credit Cards?

Many experts agree the U.S. marketplace should replace the magnetic stripe on credit cards with a computer chip, as is used in Europe and elsewhere. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/30/2014

Michael Murphy's gift card was mysteriously drained. (CBS)

Area Man’s Gift Card May Have Been ‘Pre-Hacked’

Michael Murphy’s gift card for Jewel went from $45 to zero without any use from him. What happened? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/20/2014

Metra crews work on clearing switches amid subzero temperatures in January. (CBS)

Metra Still Working On Cold-Related Problems That Hobbled Service This Week

Metra can’t guarantee it won’t have even more delays Friday because it is still dealing with this bitter blast. The problem, once again: frozen switches on tracks.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/09/2014

Empty shelves at a Chicago Dominick's store as the final days tick away. (CBS)

Fates Still Uncertain For Many Dominick’s Stores, As Shelves Grow Emptier

Friday, customers were taking advantage of discounts of 75 percent. But with the sales come questions about what happens to the stores that haven’t been purchased by competitors. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/20/2013

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

State-Run Website Educates Patients, Doctors About New Medical Marijuana Law

The new state law takes effect Jan. 1. It’s designed to tightly control subscriptions of medical marijuana – not marijuana for recreational use – for patients suffering from specified conditions, such as glaucoma.

12/16/2013

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How To Haggle With Online Retailers

It sounds simple enough: Contact a retailer and share the lower price you saw on a competitor’s website. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker puts the method to a test.

12/12/2013

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Professor: Mandela Was ‘A President For The World’

A Chicago professor who considered former South Africa President Nelson Mandela a friend said the loss of the equal rights icon was the death of “a president for the world.”

12/06/2013

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Metra Seeks Delay In Deadline For New Safety System, Citing Cost

Metra and other railroads have until the end of 2015 to install “positive train control” systems – which allow a computer to override human error, and take control of a train, but railroads have asked for a three-year extension to implement the system.

12/03/2013

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Consumer Myths Surround Cyber Monday

Set your computer mouse aside. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on some of the biggest fallacies about the online shopping day.

12/02/2013

An Old Navy store in Chicago. (CBS)

Retailer Tries To Lure Consumers Through The Doors With Million-Dollar Giveaway

Old Navy offered an incredible chance to win a $1 million prize to one person in the first waves of shoppers on Black Friday. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/29/2013

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CTA Union: Ventra System Allowing Commuters To Ride For Free

A union official on Thursday showed reporters a photograph of a Ventra card that worked –- despite having a negative balance of $272.50.

11/21/2013

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Latest Ventra Issue: Tap Wallet On Reader, Get Fees Deducted From Wrong Card

If you wave your wallet over Ventra card readers, beware. Other cards in there could be mistakenly charged a transit fee. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

11/15/2013

Veterans Continue To Face Employment Challenges Back Home

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with military veterans about the current job market.

11/11/2013

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