Gas

Gas flames burn at the gas control center at Wingas plant, Western European largest gas tank, on January 8, 2009 in Rehden, Germany.  (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Flame From Fuel Burn-Off At North Shore Gas Facility In Libertyville To Light Up Sky

Residents of Libertyville and Grayslake will see some daytime fireworks all this week, as North Shore Gas burns off excess propane gas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

12/02/2014

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Ford’s New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among Pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

11/26/2014

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Here’s Why Your Heating Bill Has Been So High (It’s Not Just The Cold)

Has your heating bill gone way up the last few months? Especially compared to last year? There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are many reasons, and not all of them have to do with the terrible cold that’s caught Chicago in a mercilessly frigid headlock.

02/13/2014

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Gas Sells For One Penny Per Gallon At Woodstock Shell Station After Glitch

If you were looking for cheap gas, a Shell station on Madison Street in Woodstock was the place to be last night.

02/10/2014

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Gas Prices Up Slightly, Long-Term Outlook Favors Drivers

Gas prices in the Chicago-area are a bit higher now than they were a week ago, but one analyst predicts smooth sailing ahead for drivers.

12/16/2013

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Women’s Shelter Without Heat Amid Financial Struggles

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.

10/24/2013

Chicago Public Schools

Elementary School Emptied After Gas Odor Detected

It happened not once, not twice but three times this week alone, CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/27/2013

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1,400 Gallons Of Gas Stolen From Suburban Shell Station

Police are investigating two recent incidents in which hundreds of gallons of fuel were stolen from a west suburban gas station.

02/13/2013

Gas For $1.04

K-HITS Promo Brings Gas For $1.04 To Schiller Park

It was like a flashback in time this morning in Schiller Park, where gas was selling for a little over $1 per gallon for about an hour.

WBBM Newsradio–06/21/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

A new Thornton's gas station in Highland Park drew hundreds of customers when it opened with a promotion for $1.99 a gallon unleaded gas on Dec. 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

$1.99 A Gallon Gas In Highland Park Draws Huge Crowd

A gallon of gas was a huge bargain in north suburban Highland Park on Thursday, but the bargain didn’t last for long.

12/22/2011

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Blast Injures Five In Town Near Kankakee

An explosion near the town of Herscher has injured five people.

08/16/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Illinois State Police Looking To Save At The Pumps

Improve your gas mileage and you can save money. But you don’t have Argonne National Laboratory scientists studying how to do it for you.

WBBM Newsradio–05/03/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

No Gas At 4 Tollway Oases

If your gas gauge is edging toward empty and you plan to jump on an Illinois toll road, you might want to gas up beforehand.

WBBM Newsradio–03/23/2011

Anastasia Hinchsliff fuels her SUV at a gas station in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Police: Gas Siphoning On The Rise

Here is something to think about the next time you’re draining your wallet to pay to fill up your gas tank – could someone steal your gas?

WBBM Newsradio–03/10/2011

Anastasia Hinchsliff fuels her SUV at a gas station in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Plenty Of Snow, Plenty Of Fuel

Chicago-area motorists filled their gas tanks in anticipation of this week’s blizzard but there is no apparent shortage of fuel.

WBBM Newsradio–02/03/2011

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Impact Of Rising Gas Prices On Consumers

If you’ve filled up your car recently, you already know the price of gas is going up. The national average for a gallon of regular is $3.07. Here in Chicago, that same gallon costs $3.30. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, consumers will feel this price hike in more places than just the pump.

CBS 2–01/04/2011

Metra Train

Study: Metra Trains Save Commuters Money

A study shows that Chicago area commuters are saving gas and money by riding Metra trains.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2010