Packages

Travis Slaughtaire and Elizabeth Quilez have been charged with felony theft in separate incidents of stealing packages from front porches of homes in Chicago on Dec. 1, 2014. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Five Arrested For Stealing Holiday Packages From Front Porches

Police were warning residents to be careful when having holiday gifts delivered to their homes, after five people were arrested for stealing packages from victims’ front porches in three separate incidents.

12/02/2014

One Chicago-area grocer was selling meat past the "sell-by" date on packages. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Meat Kept On Shelf Past ‘Sell-By’ Dates

The meat products were sold at Cermak Fresh Market in Naperville, after the sell-by dates had expired. Store officials concede several pieces the 2 Investigators were able to buy should have been thrown out.

05/02/2013

A package in a building vestibule. (CBS)

Reports Of Stolen Packages On The Rise

Thefts are happening a lot this holiday season, especially in Logan Square. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

12/22/2011

A woman mails a package as the Christmas deadline looms. (CBS)

Christmas Deadlines Here For Packages

There’s still time to send gifts via mail or private carrier, but the window is closing.

12/17/2010