“A money-making extortion scheme” is what the Mid-West Truckers Association says is going on in Will County – with unsuspecting truck drivers targeted and ticketed for tens of thousands of dollars, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Police said scam artists have been getting people to send them money in exchange for nothing, by selling tickets for ridiculously low prices on Craigslist and Backpage, and telling buyers to go to CVS stores to wire them money using Western Union and MoneyGram, but once the scammers get the money, the victims get nothing.
While many Bears fans have written off the team this season, diehards who want to see a game live can pick up some seats for a relatively good price.
Brooks keeps adding new concert dates in Chicago, where he’s kicking off his world tour. Tickets went on sale today.
Figures obtained by The Expired Meter website showed the number of red light camera tickets issued in 2013 dropped 5 percent compared to 2012, and were down 20 percent over the last five years.
The festivities at Taste of Chicago could get a bit more expensive this summer.
A South Side man who police say sold Bears or Blackhawks tickets on the streets on multiple occasions was arrested Friday—not for scalping, but because the tickets were fakes.
Illinois State Police recently set out to determine whether texting while driving is as big a problem as they thought, and one officer said he was pretty surprised by what they found.
The biggest concert of the summer is almost here! Taylor Swift’s Red Tour is coming to Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 10th along with Ed Sheeran, Casey James and Austin Mahone.
Chicago’s Wrigley Field is going to be a major hotspot this weekend with Jason Aldean’s “Night Train Tour” rolling in on Saturday, July 20th with Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett. US99.5 wants you to be ready for the show and have a ton of fun with them, so they wrote you this handy guide!
There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.
What would a ticket to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final be worth? You might need to remortgage your house if you want to get in to see the Blackhawks play the Bruins at the United Center, should the series go that far.
If you wanted to go to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the Blackhawks and the Red Wings, you had to get ready to shell out plenty of money, or gamble that there will be some tickets left for a bit less at the 11th hour.
Single-day tickets for Lollapalooza sold out in less than two hours on Wednesday.
After a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer pictures bacon as inspiration for the ages.
Northwestern University basketball will try out “Purple Pricing,” designed by economics professor Jeffrey Ely to increase revenue and fairness, and also decrease the number of empty seats at low-interest games.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reviews the specially conducted research.
Fans are reacting to Northwestern’s victory in the Gator Bowl by buying tickets and souvenirs – lots of them.
Some drivers who paid parking tickets issued in the city may be due a refund.