How low could it go? CBS 2’s Jim Williams explains why pump prices have plummeted.
Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.
One month after receiving a $20,000 contribution from one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol, Chicago’s most powerful alderman on Wednesday breathed new life into his plan to require Chicago gas stations to offer motorists a higher ethanol blend of fuel known as E-15.
There are at least three factors driving the price surge, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Right now, motorists use gasoline that contains 10 percent corn-based ethanol. The ordinance would require a pump dispensing 15 percent ethanol.
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.
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.
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A family that has spent years shooting heroin together is now suffering together, after apparently injecting a flesh-eating street drug known as krokodil.
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.
Customers of BP could be in line for a few bucks, if they unknowingly bought tainted gasoline last summer.
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.
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.
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.
Gasoline for 99 cents? You would need a canoe to get it in River Grove.
If you have to fill up your car’s gas tank on Monday, you may be shocked at your total.
Police said Monday they’re following several leads in their search for a second suspect in an 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.
Two brothers are accused of trying to bilk the state of millions of dollars in gasoline taxes that consumers paid at the pump.
So far it’s been a happy new year for Chicago drivers.