Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

City Offering $5 Divvy Memberships To Low-Income Residents

Low-income residents in Chicago are being offered significant discounts on the city’s popular Divvy bike-sharing program.



Do Research, Read The Fine Print Before Joining That Health Club

Beware: A plan to become healthier could be fraught with hidden costs.


Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: World Gym Shut Down Fitness Centers, Kept Billing Customers

The Illinois Attorney General is suing the owners of some local gyms that shut down last summer and allegedly tried to cheat members.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

(Credit: Bally Total Fitness)

Lawsuit: Bally Gym Members Were Locked Out After LA Fitness Takeover

The recent takeover of Bally Total Fitness in Chicago by LA Fitness is now a federal case.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Union Membership Way Up Among Illinois Employees

Even as the governors of Wisconsin, Ohio and several other states go after employee unions, a new report says union membership among state employees is growing in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2011

First United Methodist Church in Aurora

Aurora Church Closing After 174 Years

It was around before the Civil War, but soon a venerable Aurora church will close its doors for good.

CBS 2–02/25/2011