Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bikes Hiking Cost Of Daily Pass

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.


Ald. George Cardenas

Alderman: Suburban Commuters Who Work In Chicago Should Pay $200 Fee

One alderman is pushing the idea as a way to plug a city budget hole. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.


Court Generic

Lawsuit Seeks To Block Cook County Court Fee For Children’s Waiting Room

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.


(Credit: Peoples Gas)

Peoples Gas To Refund Customers Following Court Ruling

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

New Fee Proposed For Chicago Airport Car Rentals

The cost of renting a car at O’Hare and Midway international airports may be going up again.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Verizon iPhone

Verizon To Charge $2 Bill Payment ‘Convenience Fee’

Starting Jan. 15, Verizon Wireless will charge customers $2 every time they pay their wireless bills online or directly over the phone.


At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

City To Start Requiring Deposit Fee For Building Permit Applications

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.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

(CBS Local)

Aurora Police Consider Charging Booking Fee For Suspects

Getting arrested in Aurora could soon cost even more.


Well Fargo Bank (CBS)

Wells Fargo Debit-Fee Test Could Affect Wallets Everywhere

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.