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Man Leaves $700 Tip On $30 bill At Garfield Ridge RestaurantIn a show of holiday generosity, a man left an enormous $700 tip on a $30 check at a cafe in Garfield Ridge.
Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong. 
Buffalo Grove Man At Odds With Village Over Holiday Light DisplayA homeowner in the northwest suburbs put up a Christmas light display just to put smiles on people's faces, but he he may shut down because he is now being told by they village that they are watching.
'He Picked Me Up And Brought Me Down The Stairs': Richton Park Fire Victim Describes Rescue By NeighborsAfter a massive extra alarm fire started by a man frying chicken, 26 Richton Park families are now homeless.
FBI Asking For Help Finding Clarence Hebron, Accused Of Abducting Son After Double MurderThe FBI is asking for help find Clarence Hebron, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend and her brother before abducting his 1-year-old son. 
Some Small Businesses Say They Would Not Participate In The Paycheck Protection Program AgainWhen the economy was bottoming out last spring billions of Paycheck Protection Program dollars helped thousands of companies survive. Some of them say the process helped, but they would not do it again if offered. 
Search Illinois Companies That Got More Than $1 Million In Paycheck Protection Program Loans
Chicago Crossing Guards Get Mixed Signals About Their Employment Status; 'They Use Us As Pawns'It's been almost a month since CBS 2 reported on the uncertain job status of the city of Chicago's roughly 850 crossing guards. And they're still in limbo.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Gov. JB Pritzker Provides Details On State's Vaccine Distribution Plan“The goal here is to fortify the healthcare workforce by removing these most exposed workers from the cycle of quarantine, illness, and infection; as well as protecting our most vulnerable residents,” Pritzker said.

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Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong. 
'It's Going To Keep Getting Worse': Lawmaker Concerned About Spike In Chicago Carjackings During PandemicChicago has seen a massive spike in carjackings during the pandemic. That may be because the pandemic has changed the opportunities for crime. 
Fraudulent Unemployment Claims In Illinois Reach 297,000; One Man Was Victim Of Fraud While Trying To Get His Own BenefitsRight along with increasing unemployment claims in Illinois come increasing problems for people still struggling to get benefits or fighting to clear their names after being victims of fraud.
Longtime Mercy Hospital Nurse Loses Battle With COVID-19; OSHA Investigation UnderwayA longtime nurse at Mercy Hospital has died of COVID-19, and now her death is under investigation.
COVID-19 Cases At Post Offices May Be To Blame For Spotty Mail Service In Riverdale And Several Other PlacesSpotty mail service has people in the south suburbs fired up – and worried about the holiday season.
More Research Needed On When Kids And COVID Vaccine; 'She Would Have A Barrier To Keep Herself Safe'"Children can be very sick with this illness."
Why Does Illinois' Unemployment System Keep Failing So Many People? A Quest For Answers ContinuesIllinois’ unemployment system continues to fail the people out of work in Illinois. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker set out to get the answers taxpayers deserve from top managers at the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
COVID Vaccine Ready To Be Delivered From O'Hare, Can Shipping Companies Handle Holiday Packages And Vaccine Deliveries?"There's a real concern here if we get some big snowstorm through the Midwest or Chicago. That is going to back things up."
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Rodney Andrews Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill At House Where He'd Never Lived, He Gets A Surprise Of New Appliances To Make It A Home

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Man Leaves $700 Tip On $30 bill At Garfield Ridge RestaurantIn a show of holiday generosity, a man left an enormous $700 tip on a $30 check at a cafe in Garfield Ridge.
Getting Hosed: The City Makes Massive Errors On Water Bills For Metered AccountsFor years, the CBS 2 Investigators have exposed baffling gaffes in the bureaucracy that is the Chicago Department of Water Management: big, bad bills. By bad, we mean wrong. 
Buffalo Grove Man At Odds With Village Over Holiday Light DisplayA homeowner in the northwest suburbs put up a Christmas light display just to put a smile on people's faces, but he he may shut down because he is now being told by they village that they are watching. 
Jewel Thief Arrested After Breaking Into Kay Jewelers In Chicago's LoopThe big front window at Kay Jewelers in Chicago's Loop was smashed wide open Friday night. Police say a thief broke through the glass right at closing time then rushed in and stuffed his bag with jewelry at the State Street Store. Police showed up just in time and caught the thief red-handed. 
Richton Park Fire Victim Describes Rescue By NeighborsAfter a massive extra alarm fire started by a man frying chicken, 26 Richton Park families are now homeless. The victims are now staying in hotel rooms and trying to make sense of it all, but one woman is happy.
Derailed Freight Train Car Leaves Road Damage In PlainfieldThere is a lot of road damage left by a freight train that derailed in Plainfield Friday. Police say there is damage along Route 59 at both the Lockport and Naperville Road intersections. The train is fine. By 10 p.m. it was back on the tracks and already gone.