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Target ‘Trophy’ T-Shirt Draws Protest Against Retailer

Target has become a target from people who say a t-shirt sold by the retailer objectifies women and “encourages a rape culture.”

07/23/2015

Ross Feiwell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Homeless Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing Outside Uptown Target

Ross Feiwell, who stumbled into court mumbling to himself Tuesday, was caught killing Thomas Sawyer, 49, on surveillance cameras from a Target store in the 4400 block of North Broadway, Assistant State’s Attorney Enrique Abraham said

06/16/2015

Police investigate the crime scene outside the Uptown Target Sunday night.  (Credit: Network Video Productions/Sun-Times)

Fight Over Socks At Target Leads To Fatal Stabbing

A man is in custody for a fatal stabbing, reportedly over socks, outside a Target store in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Sunday night.

06/15/2015

A Target shopper says he  found a black widow spider in a container of grapes. (courtesy: David Alexander)

Grocery Customer To Target: There’s A Spider In My Grapes!

A black widow, no less. WBBM Newsradio’s Terry Keshner reports.

06/01/2015

A rendering of the interior of the Target Express in Streeterville, which will open in October. (Credit: Target)

Target Express Opening In Streeterville

Target has confirmed that it will open a TargetExpress store in Streeterville this October

04/08/2015

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Target Closing Two Chicago Area Stores

Target stores in Calumet City and McHenry will be shut down by February, as part of the company’s plan to close 11 stores nationwide.

11/05/2014

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Retail ‘Snap Apps’ Offering Consumers Instant Buying Power

Have you ever seen something in a magazine you just have to have, right now? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy shows you a few apps that promise to make shopping a whole lot easier.

10/16/2014

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Data Breaches Prompting Changes For Credit Cards, Consumers

Security breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Jimmy John’s could finally bring some changes to the credit card industry, according to one fraud expert.

09/25/2014

Back To School Supplies

City Tickets Dozens Of Stores For Back-To-School Sale Violations

You probably just finished your back-to-school shopping. Did you get overcharged or buy outdated merchandise? City inspectors did when they checked dozens of stores recently.

09/03/2014

The chip of a German debit card by German bank Sparkasse is pictured on January 8, 2010 in Leipzig. (AFP PHOTO DDP / SEBASTIAN WILLNOW)

Security Breaches Spur Discussion: Should U.S. Adopt ‘Chipped’ Credit Cards?

Many experts agree the U.S. marketplace should replace the magnetic stripe on credit cards with a computer chip, as is used in Europe and elsewhere. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

01/30/2014

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Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data Breach

Congressman Luis Gutierrez said Friday’s revelation that nearly 70 million American shoppers were the victims of a data breach at Target stores serves as proof more vigilance is needed all around to protect our private information.

01/10/2014

A Chicago Target store.  (CBS)

Target Tells Customers PINs Are Safe, But Security-Breach Lawsuits Continue

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez talks with an area attorney who has filed a class-action lawsuit.

12/27/2013

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Chicago-Area Woman Files Lawsuit In Target Security Breach

At least one Illinois resident has joined those suing Target after the retail giant disclosed hackers stole millions of customer accounts.

12/26/2013

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Target: 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards Affected By Data Breach

Target has warned customers as many as 40 million credit and debit card accounts might have been exposed to identity theft, due to a data breach that began at the start of the Black Friday shopping weekend.

12/19/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

A Chicago Target store.  (CBS)

New Target Opens On Former Site Of Cabrini Green Housing Development

The big retailer Target is opening its latest store on property that was once a part of the CHA’s Cabrini Green Housing Development, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

10/08/2013

Jose M. Mendez, 31 (Waukegan Police)

Police: Tire-Tampering Suspect Who Targeted Women Turns Self In

Jose M. Mendez turned himself in to Waukegan police Thursday morning after he saw images of his pickup truck in news stories, authorities said. He allegedly admitted to detectives that he had used a special tool to loosen stems inside tire valves in as many as five incidents in June and July.

07/25/2013

Surveillance video of a truck driven by a man wanted for tampering with tires.

Surveillance Video Released Of Man Wanted For Tampering With Tires

Women’s tires targeted at Target. That’s right, Waukegan Police are on the lookout for a white pickup truck seen leaving the parking lot on July 8.

07/24/2013

BBQ Wing Rack

Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

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Chicagoans Take Part In National Day Of Service

Volunteers from Chicago Cares and Target spent the day at Sexton Elementary School on the South Side.

01/19/2013

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