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Cook County Sues Wells Fargo For Discriminatory Lending

Wells Fargo disproportionately targeted minorities with high-cost mortgage loans in Cook County, leading to a foreclosure crisis in the area, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday.

11/30/2014

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois is on hand Thursday to counter Republican spin at the party's convention in Tampa, Fla. (CBS)

Durbin Proposes Cap On Interest Rates For Payday Loans

Senator Dick Durbin said today that some of the nation’s biggest banks are now offering what are essentially payday loans, with interest rates as high as 400-percent.

04/26/2013

Wells Fargo volunteer Devi Sith (kneeling, in red) helps a student at Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Elementary School put on one of the 750 winter coats donated to kids at the school on Nov. 8, 2012. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Wells Fargo Donates Hundreds Of Free Coats To Little Village Students

Hundreds of students at a Little Village school had big smiles on their faces on Thursday, after they all received a brand new winter coat.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2012

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Settles With Atty. Gen. Madigan Over Subprime Lending Practices

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a $175 million settlement with Wells Fargo on claims that the bank steered African-Americans and Latinos into risky subprime loans.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Wells Fargo Debit-Fee Test Could Affect Wallets Everywhere

Wells Fargo bank will begin charging customers in five states a monthly fee to use debit cards. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports that could lead the way for banks in Illinois to try something similar.

08/18/2011