Cherry Washington Lost $30,000 To Contractor Who Didn't Complete Job, But She Still Succeeded In Opening A Nail SalonThis is the amazing story of an entrepreneur overcoming the obstacles.
Two Arrested In Connection With Multiple Scams By So-Called Contractors Across Chicago AreaAfter months of CBS 2 investigations into supposed contractors who take money from victim after victim without doing the job, police have caught two people in connection with the ring.
Woman Said Contractor Never Completed Job Of Building Her Nail Salon, And It Turns Out The Contractor Isn't Properly Registered EitherA South Side woman said she gave a man $30,000 to build her nail salon – and yet a year later, the job is not even close to complete.
Contractor Keeps Lien On Senior Citizen's Home Even After City Finds 8 Counts Of Fraud For Botched Balcony JobDellena Tibbs is a South Side grade school teacher who'd give an 'F' to Nombach Home Exteriors.
Woman Wins Judgment After Contractor Stopped Work, But Can't CollectWho doesn’t have a home renovation horror story? Susan Kuta sure has one.
2 Investigators: Name-Changing Contractor Focus Of Fraud ComplaintsDavid Sroge is a repeat felon. His arrests include thefts and deception in both Illinois and Indiana, where, in 2012, he allegedly took nearly $9,000 from a senior citizen for work he did not do. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Airport Worker Dies After Fall From O'Hare RoofA contractor working at O'Hare International Airport died Thursday, after falling from the roof of the International Terminal.
Contractor Who Hid Daley Relatives' Stake In City Sewer Deal Gets 17 Months In PrisonAnthony Duffy deliberately left out the names of Daley’s son Patrick Daley and nephew Robert Vanecko when he listed all of the owners of his business in financial disclosure forms he filed with City Hall, and then he lied about it in an FBI interview.
Sewer Worker's Wife Learns About His Drowning On FacebookA sewer worker’s greatest fear became reality Wednesday night, when he drowned after he was swept away by rushing storm waters, and his widow had to find out about her husband’s tragic death on Facebook.
O'Hare Janitors Descend On Mayor's House To Protest Looming Job CutsDozens of union airport workers were holding a prayer vigil outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house on Thursday, asking him to reconsider a decision to hand custodial work at O’Hare International Airport to a new company that doesn't use union labor.
CTA Picks Contract For Red Line Work; 30 Percent To Go To Minority, Women-Owned FirmsThe Chicago Transit Authority has selected a contractor to handle the massive rehabilitation project for the South Red Line, and the firm will subcontract about 30 percent of the work to minority- and women-owned businesses.
Historic Wilmette Home Could Be Spared From Wrecking BallA contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.
2 Investigators: Contractors Took Cash, But Didn't Do The JobsTwo people accused of taking money from more than 100 homeowners and then failing to do the job as promised have not been charged with any related crimes. Their alleged victims want to know why.
Ex-State Contractor Gets Probation For Defrauding TaxpayersA contractor with ties to deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to probation Monday, after admitting to using a state drug-screening contract to bilk taxpayers out of thousands of dollars.
April Showers Also Bring Scam ArtistsBelieve it or not, there are some people who look forward to the damaging thunderstorms, because storms can be a fast and easy way to rack up thousands of dollars from unnecessary repairs.