CTU Closes $725,000 Account At Bank Of America To Protest CPS Debt SwapsThe battle between the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools headed to a new front on Wednesday, as the union told a big bank it is taking its business elsewhere.
Woman Charged In Winnetka Bank Robbery, Suspected In Another In ElmhurstArden Metalitz made off with $1,000 after she robbed a Chase Bank branch Nov. 6 at 791 Elm St. in Winnetka, according to a federal criminal complaint.
Man Charged With Robbing Mount Prospect BankJames Cagney, 20, walked into the Bank of America branch at 1080 S. Elmhurst Road about 3 p.m. Tuesday and handed a teller a deposit slip that said “all money in the bag. Be quiet or be killed,” according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago.
Survey: Most Chicagoans Reluctant To Disconnect From Their PhoneAccording to a Bank of America survey, 73 percent of Chicago residents sleep with their smartphones, and 30 percent have fallen asleep with their phone in their hand. In addition, 38 percent said it’s the first thing they reach for in the morning, and 58 percent check their phone at least once an hour.
After Case Of Mistaken Identity, Steelworker Denied Home LoanA south suburban man says a bank added insult to injury, after it mixed up his identity and then denied him the loan he wanted.
"Bully Bandit" Suspected In 16th Bank RobberyThe “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.
Illinois Getting $300M From Record Bank Of America SettlementIllinois is set to receive a $300 million share of a record $16.7 billion nationwide settlement with Bank of America, over allegations of financial misconduct that helped lead to the 2008 financial crisis.
Madigan: Illinois To Get $300M From Settlement With Bank Of AmericaThe deal announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department stems from the bank's role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Two Charged In Homewood Bank Robbery That Ended In StandoffMalcolm Carpenter, 32, of Chicago; and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park, are each charged with one count of bank robbery, according to the FBI.
Emanuel To Banks: Stop Supporting Gun MakersChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is putting more pressure on gun makers to get behind his push for an assault weapons ban and criminal background checks for gun purchasers.
Bank Robbed In Lincoln Park A bank was robbed Saturday in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Chicago Marathon PreviewThe Bank of America Chicago Marathon is in its 35th year and is expecting 45,000 participants from all over the world. Join in the excitement by getting involved at this year's event.
Man In Straw Cowboy Hat Robs NW Side BankA man in a straw cowboy hat robbed a Jefferson Park neighborhood bank Tuesday on the Northwest Side.
Report: Rapper Common May Lose Condo To ForeclosureCommon may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium to foreclosure, according to an online report.
Police Seek Robbers Who Hold Up Victims At Bank Of America ATMsPolice are searching for three men who have been going up to people and robbing them at gunpoint at Bank of America ATMs on the city’s South Side.