Consumer Group Offers Guide To Reduce 'Robocalls'CUB said technology is allowing scam artists to make thousands of calls a minute, and the calls have reached an "alarming level." The telecom services firm YouMail estimates there were a record 47.8 billion automated calls in 2018 -- most scam calls or telemarketers.
Consumer Groups Want To Control Gas Bill SurchargeSince 2009, People's Gas has been replacing aging steel pipe with fees paid by customers.
Citizens Utility Board Release Guide To Help Pay-TV Customers Save MoneyThe Citizens Utility Board (CUB) released Tuesday its first-ever guide to help TV viewers cut costs.
Utility Watchdog Warns About Alternative Gas CompaniesWith colder weather approaching, it's time to think about heating your home.
ICC Approves Rate Hike For Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas CustomersPeople's Gas and North Shore Gas customers can expect to see an increase in their monthly heating bills, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Peoples Gas To Charge Customers More Next Month, Wants Additional IncreaseThe Citizens Utility Board condemned the cost increase to customers.
Natural Gas Usage, Bills Spike During Cold Snap Many of us are paying the price for trying to stay warm in this prolonged cold spell. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
ComEd To Increase Rate For Electricity Delivery Charge By $340 MillionThe increase amounts to about $5.50 per customer and is on delivery charges so it doesn’t matter if you have another electric supplier.
Snow Leopard Cub Makes Debut At Brookfield ZooBorn on June 13th, Brookfield Zoo's snow leopard cub made it's debut this Wednesday, September 18th. When we last checked in with the cub in August, it weighed 10 pounds. It's now a whopping 15 pounds and growing. You can see the cub with his mother, Sarani, and father, Sabu, in Brookfield Zoo's "Big Cats" exhibit.
Smart Phone Users Over Pay For Data Plans: CUBSmart phone users may want to take a closer look at their data plans.
CUB: Alternative Electric Suppliers Could Save You Money, But Be CautiousThe Citizens Utility Board on Monday released its first-ever report card on the state of Illinois' electricity competition.
CUB: Read The Fine Print On Nicor Electrical Power OfferThere's a new power player in town, but the Citizens Utility Board says you need to read the fine print.
Survey: Smartphone Users Are Paying Too Much For DataA new survey suggests you’re probably paying too much for your smartphone’s data plan.
CUB: Changes In Habits Could Offset ComEd Rate HikeThe Citizens Utility Board says if everyone did the little things needed to more efficiently use electricity, it would cover the cost of a ComEd rate increase.
Group Promises To Fight ComEd Rate IncreaseThe Citizens Utility Board plans to appeal an Illinois Commerce Commission vote Tuesday granting Commonwealth Edison a $155.7 million rate hike.