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ComEd Power Yard

ComEd Raising Energy Rates Next Month

ComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.

05/07/2014

The Berryhill Shafala family. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Late Fees On Water Bill Could Force Family From Home

Thousands of dollars in fees on a water bill may force a family to become homeless. The desperate parents say their village is charging excessive fees, more than many other municipalities. CBS 2′s Dave Savini has been looking into their plight and has this original report.

06/05/2013

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Chicago Voters Approve Bulk Power-Buying Plan

Chicago residents likely will be able to get cheaper electricity from an alternate supplier, after approving a measure allowing City Hall to negotiate cheaper rates on behalf of residents and small businesses.

WBBM Newsradio–11/07/2012

Natural Gas Flame

Warm December Meant Lower Gas Bills

December may have been gloomy, but it was about 7 1/2 degrees above average – meaning a break for consumer checkbooks.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2012

ComEd Power Yard

3 Percent ComEd Rate Hike May Be Coming

If the Illinois Commerce Commission goes along with the recommendation of its judge, your ComEd bill will soon go up by about 3 percent.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2011