If you got a new TV, computer or laptop for Christmas, a new ban that takes effect next week in Illinois could affect you. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson explains that the new rules impact what you can put out in the garbage.
Tablet computers are a hot gift for Christmas. Sales are up 264% this year, with the iPad leading the way, but the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet are picking up steam.
It will be an unusual sight along the lakefront this weekend, as for the first time, the Beach Polo World Cup will be played in Chicago at North Avenue Beach.
The former Cicero town president is holding a garage sale this weekend and is letting the public have a crack at her shoe collection. Sorry, her clown figurines were scooped up early, CBS 2′s Susan Carlson reports.
If you can’t diet or exercise away your body fat, maybe now you can freeze it off.
Mosquitoes seem to be everywhere this year. So far nine counties in Illinois have found some infected with West Nile Virus. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson explains why mosquitoes seem to bite certain people more often and how a common household item can help keep the pests away.
The heat is uncomfortable and potentially dangerous, but it also means increased profits for some.
The blockbuster “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” has finally arrived in theaters, and while critics are giving it mixed reviews, Chicago audiences have more reason to enjoy it.
A Chicago photographer is turning heads for his heart-grabbing pictures. We stopped by his studio to see how he’s able to capture the magic.
If you love to travel, but hate to board your pet, a new pet resort may put your mind at ease.
How close is too close, when it comes to your co-workers? Have you ever heard of an “office spouse?”
Women wear their bras for up to 16 hours a day, but they may not be doing the job.
Group buying sites like Groupon are more popular than ever. However, sometimes those impulse buys leave people with salsa lessons they’ll never use.
A Rogers Park neighborhood family is trying desperately to get one thing from Mayor Richard M. Daley before he leaves office – a picture.
Do you have the boss from hell? One expert offers advice if you’re constantly under attack from the person in charge.
CBS 2 is launching a contest for residents to become the station’s new morning traffic reporter.
Hitting the sack with your dog or cat by your side can bring about unintended consequences, such as the spread of illnesses, researchers say.
A small Catholic school in the suburbs is raising funds by auctioning off a special group of pigs in statue form. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson reports.
A particularly virulent strain of bacteria has been infecting thousands of hospital patients, killing some of them. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson reports on what you can do to protect yourself.
Researchers say monitoring your friends’ life updates can make you feel inferior.