Middle East

International Travelers

Thieves Targeting International Travelers at O’Hare

There have been some unusual thefts at O’Hare Airport. The passengers being targeted are leaving Chicago and traveling internationally, only to have thousands of dollars and gold stolen before they depart.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Chicago gasoline prices are creeping to $4. (CBS)

UPDATE: Gas Prices Near $4 A Gallon At Some Chicago Stations

Gasoline prices are surging to $4 a gallon because of tensions in the Middle East, and things could get worse, one expert says.


Gas Prices

Could Instability In Libya Mean Higher Gas Prices?

The instability in Libya is roiling the energy market this morning.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Egyptian Protests

NU Prof: Unrest In Egypt May Soon Spread

A Northwestern University professor is monitoring Facebook posts, as protesters in Egypt decide what’s next, and many in other Middle Eastern and North African countries decide if they should be next.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

Gas Prices

Crisis In Egypt Could Affect Gas Prices

The growing instability roiling the Middle East could drive up the price of gas in this country, a Chicago energy expert says.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2011

Cutting The Fuse

Terror Expert Sees More Plots Ahead As Ground Troops Stay

With troops on the ground in Middle East, he says the United States is creating more terrorists than it is killing.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010