An iPad for $40, a Kindle for $20 — those are the kind of bargains penny auction websites are promising this Christmas season. But the Better Business Bureau says complaints against the companies in the Chicago area are up more than 400 percent, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago Public Schools administrators want your input on how to use the extra time that will be added to the school day starting next year.
Within three days of posting active arrest warrants on their website, Cook County Sheriff’s police have received more than 100 tips and made at least five arrests of wanted fugitives.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked for Chicago residents’ help in coming up with ways to balance the budget and the people have responded. More than 2,000 people have posted ideas on the city’s website. CBS 2 has learned that the mayor has now begun reaching out to those offering the most promising ideas.
It’s called Wavee.com, and you can supposedly get a steal of a deal. Or can you? Consumer advocates tell a different story.
A group of University of Chicago students have created a new website that offers students help to hook up with other students for casual sexual encounters.
The internet may have just changed for ever. First there was Facebook, then MySpace and then Twitter. Now we can welcome OzzieGuillen.com to the digital world.
The CTA has launched its CTA Train Tracker website, allowing riders to use their computers and smart phones to view estimated arrival times for trains on all eight CTA rail lines.
Aerial imagery, winter driving conditions, road construction, points of interest. It’s all part of an overhauled state website about getting around Illinois.
It’s a marriage proposal made in cyberspace, and one of the participants is a Chicago company. Groupon has skyrocketed from startup to worldwide phenomenon. Now Google wants to swallow it up — perhaps for as much as $6 billion.
There’s a way to research great deals online without paying a subscription or having to sign up for anything.
There’s a way to research great deals online without paying a subscription or having to sign up for anything. It’s a consumer website called Cheapism.com.