Getting Hosed: A Look At The Universe Of Chicago Water, And Its Sometimes-Sordid History, This Earth DayIt's Earth Day. Here at CBS 2, we take water seriously: from lakes and rivers to pipes and bills.
From LOFT Plus-Size Line To McDonald's Salads, COVID-19 Pandemic Has Led Some Brands To Discontinue Some Of Their OfferingsThe coronavirus pandemic has changed every part of our lives - from the big, important things, to something as simple as the salad you order for lunch.
Scammers Target The Unemployed With Fake Job Posts: ‘That’s Just The Worst Of The Worst’Hundreds of thousands of people in Illinois and Indiana are still out of work. They spend every day looking for a job – more than a year into the pandemic. Just when they think things are looking up because they get an interview – they learn another tough lesson.
Bellwood Senior Issues Warning After Losing $6,000 In Gift Card ScamA senior in Bellwood is out $6,000 after falling for a scam.
Government Email Addresses From Cities In Other States Are Being Used By Fraudsters Claiming To Be IDESScammers are now using government email addresses from cities in other states to send fraudulent messages claiming to be from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Woman Says IDES Told Her Stimulus Meant End Of Unemployment Benefits; IDES Told Us It Was Probably A Scammer, But It Wasn'tA Chicago woman reached out to us after she said she got some bad information about her unemployment claim. Illinois Department of Employment Security representatives tried to blame it all on a possible scammer - but a scammer it was not.
DuPage County Man Has Had Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Made In His Name In Two Different States -- And He's Not AloneOne Chicago area man is facing multiple fraudulent unemployment claims – and is the victim of a new kind of unemployment fraud that is crossing state lines and affecting several states.
Unemployment Scammer Spills Secrets: Illinois Easy Target Because 'They Don’t Verify Anything'You’ve heard a lot about fraud in the state’s unemployment system, but you’ve never heard this: A scammer spills his secrets — how he steals your taxpayer dollars, leaving those desperately needing benefits stuck in limbo.
After Complaints About Taking Money And Not Sending Clothes, Head Of Chicago Playground Speaks -- And Issues Refunds On CameraAn Instagram-savvy fashion designer is now vowing to fix the problems exposed in a recent CBS 2 Morning Insiders story.
Expert Says COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Are Ripe For Fraud, And Not Just Identity TheftCOVID vaccine cards are supposed to prove that you’ve had the shot against the novel coronavirus – but there is nothing stopping someone from making a fake, and crooks know it.
Suspected Serial Scammer Ed Kavanaugh Charged With 21 Counts Of Home Repair Fraud By Illinois AGA prolific scammer is getting the state’s attention again.