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Metra Train Stopped Near Prairie Grove For Gas Leak

Inbound train No. 114, which was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 12:35 p.m., is stopped near Prairie Grove due to a Nicor gas leak, according to Metra’s website. The train is currently about 50 minutes late.


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Natural Gas Usage, Bills Spike During Cold Snap

Many of us are paying the price for trying to stay warm in this prolonged cold spell. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


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Red Cross Shares Fire Safety Tips With Englewood Residents

The Red Cross says last Sunday’s tornadoes illustrate how disasters can devastate communities, but it says the biggest threat to Chicago area families isn’t severe weather, but fires.


A gas explosion inside a home is being blamed for a man's death.

2 Investigators: Family Still Searching For Answers After House Explosion

A gas explosion inside a home is being blamed for a man’s death. He had an uncapped gas line which was considered a hazard, yet somehow gas was apparently still provided to the home. A family fighting for two years to find out how this could happen, turned to the CBS 2 Investigators and Dave Savini who has this original report.


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One Dead After Car Ruptures Gas Line In Warrenville

It will take an investigation by the DuPage County Coroner’s office to confirm that just one person died in a car that was engulfed in flames after it struck a gas line in west suburban Warrenville early Sunday.


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CUB: Read The Fine Print On Nicor Electrical Power Offer

There’s a new power player in town, but the Citizens Utility Board says you need to read the fine print.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2011

Photo of Downers Grove Fire Department ambulance. (DGFD Photo)

Four Homes Evacuated For Gas Main Break In West Suburb

A natural gas main broke Wednesay in west suburban Downers Grove, resulting in a road closure and the voluntary evacuation of four homes.


Jessica Aguiar (Credit: CBS 2)

A Fee Even When You Pay Your Bills On Time?

It is hard enough for some to pay bills when it’s that time of the month but now comes news that more and more companies are charging you a fee, even if you pay on time.

CBS 2–01/19/2011

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Atlanta Company To Buy Out Nicor Gas

Atlanta-based AGL Resources is purchasing the suburban Chicago Nicor gas company for $2.4 billion.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Photo Of A Natural Gas Connector And Pipe. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

CUB Knocks NiCor Repair Program

The Citizens Utility Board calls gas utility’s Comfort Guard program an expensive insurance policy.

WBBM Newsradio–11/23/2010