Despite the popularity of the bike sharing program, the system is working in the red, and city officials said although people use Divvy a good deal, ridership is down a bit, so more money is needed to keep it running. Starting Wednesday, the fee for a 24-hour pass will go up from $7 to $9.95.
One alderman is pushing the idea as a way to plug a city budget hole. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
A lawsuit filed against the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk and Cook County Treasurer alleges a $10 children’s waiting room fee paid by all plaintiffs and defendants is unconstitutional, because it must be paid even by those without kids.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.
The cost of renting a car at O’Hare and Midway international airports may be going up again.
Starting Jan. 15, Verizon Wireless will charge customers $2 every time they pay their wireless bills online or directly over the phone.
Effective the first business day of the year, the Chicago Department of Buildings will begin requiring a 50 percent fee with all building permit applications.
Getting arrested in Aurora could soon cost even more.
Wells Fargo bank will begin charging customers in five states a monthly fee to use debit cards. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports that could lead the way for banks in Illinois to try something similar.