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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

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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

A recreation of the State Street Macy's clock. (CBS)

Christmas Shopping Procrastinators Flood Stores At Last Minute

Time finally ran out for shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute Christmas gifts.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2012

Many retailers -- like Target, Best Buy and Amazon -- are offering price matching on some electronics for the holiday shopping season, but as always, shoppers need to look at the fine print to get the best deals. (Credit: CBS)

Survive This Economy: Sorting Through Price Match Offers On Holiday Shopping

Some of the biggest stores have started offering shoppers something new this holiday season to help them “Survive This Economy.” Many major retailers have offered price matching, including for online competitors.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

Officials break ground for a new Target on Near North Side. (Credit: Steve Miller/Newsradio 780/105.9FM)

Target Breaks Ground For Store In Heart Of Old Cabrini-Green

Target has broken ground for a new store in the heart of what used to be Cabrini-Green–and promising 200 new jobs after the store opens a year from now.

10/18/2012

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Retailers Beginning Process Of Hiring For Holiday Shopping Season

It’s September; not even fall yet, let alone Halloween or Thanksgiving, yet some stores already talking about hiring for the holiday shopping season.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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Benefits Of Back-To-School Sales

How can back-to-school sales benefit you? Let me count the ways! Just because you might not have a child or a kid heading off to college doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of all the great deals that are out there.

08/20/2012

Fashion for men

Father’s Day Fashion Musts – Helping Dad Not Dress Like A Dad

With the right clothing, men can look good at any age. Here are some fashion tips to help dad spruce up the wardrobe.

06/07/2012

Daniella Kinnard's mother nearly gave her an overdose of prescription medication because it was mislabeled with the incorrect dosage. (Credit: CBS)

Mislabeled Prescription Almost Resulted In Overdose For Elgin Child

If you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.

CBS 2–03/06/2012

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Best Places To Help You Get Organized

Now that you’ve tossed out or donated your junk that was taking up your living space, it’s time to organize what’s left. It might be closet space, the garage, the basement, or your child’s play room. Whatever area it is, it’s important that things have a designated spot, because it helps reduce the clutter from building up again.

01/30/2012

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Tips On Best After Christmas Sale Shopping

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… after holiday sales have begun! Starting the day after Christmas, you can find that most stores holiday merchandise has marked down to nearly 50% off the original pricing…

01/03/2012

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