'Tis The Season For Holiday Scams, Experts WarnCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reviews some of the ways shoppers can be swindled during the holidays.
Woman Buys Grandchildren Gift Cards That Are Rejected As Worthless At The Store Jeannine Jaworowski squirrels away money each week so that her grandkids can have new shoes for school. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
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.
How To Get Some Payback On Back To School ShoppingIt's the second-busiest shopping season of the year--right behind Christmas.
Mayor: Fire Schools Official Who Allegedly Took Free Meals, Packers TicketsChicago 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.
Cell Phone Picture Leads Police To Alleged Scam ArtistA cell phone picture helped police in Lincolnshire catch an alleged scammer.
Survey Says Chicagoans Will Spend Less During HolidaysA new survey finds Chicagoans will be spending less on the holidays this year.
Man Charged With Lakefront Car Burglary, Police Seek Other VictimsA 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.
The Pros And Cons Of Gift CardsTo 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.