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Proposed E15 Mandate Runs Out Of Gas After Marathon Hearing

A measure to require many gas stations in Chicago to sell gasoline with a higher mix of ethanol stalled in the City Council on Monday, after a marathon Finance Committee hearing.

07/29/2014

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Aldermen Seek To Require Gas Stations To Sell E15

Finance Committee Chairman Ed Burke (14th) and Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) have called for a requirement that all Chicago self-serve gas stations carry E15, which they said could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and might be less expensive than regular gasoline.

07/28/2014

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What Is The Best Day To Get Gasoline?

When is the best time to fill up your car with gasoline?

01/30/2014

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Lockport Drug Addict: Krokodil ‘Took Away Everything That I Loved’

A family that has spent years shooting heroin together is now suffering together, after apparently injecting a flesh-eating street drug known as krokodil.

10/15/2013

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It’s The Little Things: Gallon Of Gas 45 Cents Cheaper This Labor Day

A year ago, the average price for a gallon of regular was $4.35. On Monday, the price was $3.90. CBS 2’s Mike Parker explains.

09/02/2013

Bad Gas

BP Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Over Tainted Gasoline

Customers of BP could be in line for a few bucks, if they unknowingly bought tainted gasoline last summer.

08/21/2013

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Woman Gets 45 Years In Prison For Murdering Boyfriend She Set On Fire

A woman who threw gasoline on her boyfriend and lit him on fire during a domestic dispute over his disability money at their West Side apartment was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

07/23/2013

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RTA Joins Other Transit Agencies For ‘Dump The Pump Day’

Be a rider, not a driver. That’s the message today from the Regional Transportation Authority on the annual “Dump the Pump Day, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

06/20/2013

Gasoline is well over $4 a gallon in Chicago. (CBS)

Chicago Gasoline Prices Highest In Nation

While the rest of the country, including Hawaii, enjoys the lowest springtime gas prices in three years, Chicago is leading the nation with the highest.

05/01/2013

A glitch in the digital sign showed gasoline for under a buck in River Grove. (Credit: Jim Deveros)

Gas For 99 Cents? Blame The Flood

Gasoline for 99 cents? You would need a canoe to get it in River Grove.

04/19/2013

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Gas Prices Spike From Last Month

If you have to fill up your car’s gas tank on Monday, you may be shocked at your total.

02/18/2013

Gasoline thieves pried open a gas pump to disable the mechanism that measures how much gas has been delivered, so they could steal gas and resell it. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police Search For 2nd Suspect In Gasoline Theft Scheme

Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an elaborate gasoline theft scheme.

CBS 2–02/04/2013

Darius Williamson, 35, was charged with theft after Riverside police launched an investigation into the possibility he was involved in widespread gasoline thefts. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Charged With Elaborate Gasoline Theft Scheme

A west suburban man was charged with theft after authorities uncovered an elaborate gasoline-stealing ring involving two men who would sell the stolen petrol at gas stations and vacant lots on Chicago’s West Side.

02/03/2013

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State Accuses Brother Accountants Of Holding Back Gasoline Taxes

Two brothers are accused of trying to bilk the state of millions of dollars in gasoline taxes that consumers paid at the pump.

01/25/2013

Gasoline is well over $4 a gallon in Chicago. (CBS)

Gasoline Prices Continue To Fall After Record-Breaking 2012

So far it’s been a happy new year for Chicago drivers.

01/11/2013

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Gasoline Prices Dropping Before Thanksgiving

Just in time for your holiday travels, gas prices are going down.

11/19/2012

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Compressed Natural Gas Could Help Cut Fuel Costs

The average price for regular unleaded in Chicago is $4.45 a gallon, 60 cents more than the national average of $3.85, according to AAA. But CBS 2’s Mike Parker found gas selling for $2.65 a gallon. It’s not your typical gas, it’s compressed natural gas, and it could save you a bundle.

CBS 2–09/19/2012

Gas Prices

Chicago Has Highest Gas Prices In Nation: Lundberg

Drivers are opening their wallets even more at the pump, especially here in Chicago.

08/27/2012

Bad Gas

BP Recalls 2 Million Gallons Of Gasoline Distributed From Northwest Indiana

Mechanical problems could be caused by unleaded regular gasoline that came from the company’s Whiting, Ind. facility between Aug. 13 and 17.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Expected To Jump As Much As 35 Cents

Chicago drivers should expect to see some sticker shock at the gas pump very soon, as prices are expected to jump by as much as 35 cents.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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