More Cities Are Ditching Recycling ProgramsIn some places, certain plastics that used to be recyclable are now considered trash; in others, all formerly recyclable products are ending up in landfills.
Three Ways Taxpayers Can Appeal Their Property Tax AssessmentsWith many Cook County residents facing the task of writing huge checks next week for property taxes, CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory looks at three solutions to lower your 2020 bill.
Tofurky: Arkansas Meat-Labeling Law UnconstitutionalThe ACLU filed the lawsuit on behalf of the Oregon-based company against Arkansas' Bureau of Standards. Tofurky produces tofu, quinoa and other plant-based "sausages," deli slices and burgers.
Equifax Will Pay Up To $700 Million To Settle Data Breach LawsuitsThe settlement is the largest ever for a data breach.
Worried About Hidden Fees At Your Hotel? Make Sure To Check The Fine PrintFrom high-end resorts to budget hotels, you could face hidden extra fees when you book a room while traveling.
Hidden Fees At Hotels Draw Travelers' Ire; 'It’s Sticker Shock When You Check Out'New hidden fees charged by hundreds of hotels are stirring outrage for travelers, and the nation’s capital is even suing the world’s largest hotel chain for what it calls “straight-forward price deception.
Mayor Lightfoot Identifies Five Sites For Chicago CasinoAccording to the city, an "open and thorough community engagement process to solicit meaningful feedback on preferred areas" will take place. It will start first with an online survey, then a series of neighborhood town halls to get feedback.
Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push With New EmojisThere are also wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid.
Amazon Prime Day Can Be Overwhelming. Here are 5 Tips To Navigate ItWhile finding a good deal might not be hard, making sense of the event could be a challenge for some shoppers.
Women's League Seeks More Fans, Sponsors After US TitleNWSL's staff is small. The league had three to five full-time employees when it started and now has 13, including five in its media office. The goal is to grow teams and staff.
Chicago Vegan Food Maker Lawsuit: Mississippi Labeling Law Violates Free SpeechThe lawsuit was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states, including Mississippi.
FDA Says Some Dog Foods Might Be Linked To Canine Heart DiseaseThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners of a possible link between certain dog food brands and a serious form of canine heart disease.
Facebook Enlists Plain English To Clarify How It Makes MoneyFacebook has come under fire with regulators in Europe, and increasingly in the U.S., for how it handles personal information collected on its site — and how transparent it is with users.
FedEx Loses $2 billion, Warns Of Headwinds In Coming YearThe company announced this month that it would not renew an airfreight-delivery contract with Amazon that expires June 30. It did not disclose the value of that work, but said Amazon accounted for less than 1.3% of its revenue in 2018.
Spurred By CBS 2 Investigation, Lawmakers Move Forward In Pushing For Ethylene Oxide Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."