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Michael Murphy's gift card was mysteriously drained. (CBS)

Area Man’s Gift Card May Have Been ‘Pre-Hacked’

Michael Murphy’s gift card for Jewel went from $45 to zero without any use from him. What happened? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/20/2014

Back To School Pencils

How To Get Some Payback On Back To School Shopping

It’s the second-busiest shopping season of the year–right behind Christmas.

08/13/2013

Chicago Public Schools

Mayor: Fire Schools Official Who Allegedly Took Free Meals, Packers Tickets

Chicago Public Schools food service manager Louise Esaian could lose her job for allegedly accepting free meals, Target gift cards and even Green Bay Packers tickets from two vendors with multimillion-dollar food service contracts.

03/18/2012

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Cell Phone Picture Leads Police To Alleged Scam Artist

A cell phone picture helped police in Lincolnshire catch an alleged scammer.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Survey Says Chicagoans Will Spend Less During Holidays

A new survey finds Chicagoans will be spending less on the holidays this year.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

Leonard Jamison, 46, is charged with burglarizing a car near the lakefront and police believe he burglarized several other vehicles after finding more than 100 gift cards, purses, wallets and numerous other stolen items in his home. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With Lakefront Car Burglary, Police Seek Other Victims

A West Side man has been charged with burglarizing a car near the lakefront on the South Side and police believe he burglarized several other vehicles after finding more than 100 gift cards, purses, wallets and numerous other stolen items in his home.

11/16/2011

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The Pros And Cons Of Gift Cards

To gift card or not to gift card? That is the question. Here are the pros and cons of giving a gift card this holiday season.

11/10/2011