At-home COVID-19 tests are now available at the click of a button from the federal government. But just as the government’s site was up and running, so were the bogus ones. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Fraudsters Are Trying To Mimic Site Set Up By Federal Government To Order Free COVID-19 TestsAt-home COVID-19 tests are now available at the click of a button from the federal government. But just as the government’s site was up and running, so were the bogus ones. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Center For Covid Control Hit With Legal Troubles, Accusations Of DeceptionThe Illinois Attorney General’s office is among the agencies now investigating a suburban-based COVID-19 testing company. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Patients Left With A Lot Of Questions Amid Controversy Surrounding Center For Covid Control Testing SitesDozens of COVID-19 testing sites in the Chicago area are closed this week, as state investigators look into complaints about the conditions inside and confusion over results. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, patients who frequented such sites are now left with lots of questions.
Visitation For Fallen Bradley Officer Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic Will Be Held ThursdayFamily, friends, and coworkers will gather Thursday to remember murdered Bradley Police Sergeant Marlene Rittmanic.
Fresh Express Recalls Salad Products Over Listeria ConcernsCheck your fridge before making meals this holiday season.
Lower Unpaid Toll Fees Hurt Drivers, But Not The Illinois TollwayIf a trip using Illinois toll roads is on your schedule this holiday season, be prepared for sticker shock -- because of fees if you miss paying any of those tolls. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered recently-implemented lower fees are hurting actually drivers -- but not hurting the Illinois Tollway's bottom line.
Consumers Paying More For Most Items, Including Food And GasIn a holiday hit that we’d all rather not hear about, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced that prices shot up almost 7 percent this year. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Suburban Family Hires Contractor Through Trusted Platform, Only For Him To Wreck Their PropertyA suburban backyard was left in tatters with the garage and furniture hacked apart – and you won’t believe who was responsible. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Crowds Of Shoppers Downtown Are Thrilled To Be Out Again This Black FridayHoliday crowds flooded downtown Chicago all day and into the night this Black Friday – in a way we haven’t seen in two years. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Shoppers Look For Black Friday Deals Despite Supply Chain ChallengesThis Black Friday, bargain hunters did something we haven’t seen in over a year – they showed up in person. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Getting Hosed: Vietnam Veteran Rodney Andrews Gets Hosed and Bulldozed By The CityRodney Andrews — a Vietnam Veteran, a Chicago cabbie, and our main protagonist — was among those “Getting Hosed” by the City until we fixed his water bill. Then, out of the blue, the City had his garage bulldozed. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Gas Prices Are Way Up, But That's Far From AllIt certainly hurts to fill up your gas tank right now – but everything is going up, not just gas prices. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Ring Video Shows Darrell Brooks At Waukesha Home(Credit: Daniel Rider/TMX)
Uncovering Rick Dugo, Who Is Charged With Financial Scams Involving Hundreds Of Thousands Of DollarsThe CBS 2 Investigators are on the trail of another suspected serial scammer – this one named Rick Dugo. The accuser list is long, and the names are high-profile. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Woman Says She Was Conned By Scammers On Facebook, And They Won't Remove PostMany problems have plagued Facebook for years – and those problems are still claiming victims in Chicago. Among those problems are scam artists, who impersonate people to con money out of those people’s family and friends. CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra talked to an Ashburn neighborhood woman who had a warning Monday night.
CBS 2 Investigation Leads To Thousands Of Tossed Speed Camera TicketsIf you’ve recently received a speeding ticket from the City of Chicago, check your mail – the city may owe you a refund. And that cash in your pocket is courtesy of the CBS 2 Investigators. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
AT&T Goes On Billing Elmhurst Customers As They Were Without Phone Service In Nearly 3 MonthsSenior citizens in an Elmhurst neighborhood were left frustrated and concerned, because their AT&T landlines were down for nearly three months, yet the company went on sending out bills despite no service. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas fought for answers.
Thieves Stole Man's Identity To Get Rental Cars, And He Keeps Getting Socked With The BillsCriminals nationwide are stealing victims' identities and using those to rent cars. These rentals are then stolen, sold, and shipped overseas, or used here to commit other crimes locally. In either case, the identity theft victim is left to clean up the mess. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini talked with one man, Brandon Mayes, who has been a repeated victim of this crime since 2019.
Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit Over Harassing RobocallsHow many times have you heard your phone ring or felt it vibrate, only to discover it was an annoying robocall? If the answer is too many, you’re not alone. As CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports, the Indiana Attorney General has filed a lawsuit over the matter.
Pandemic Fallout Leads To Higher Prices On Nearly EverythingAmerica’s bumpy pandemic recovery has people grappling with higher prices on just about everything, amid labor shortages and supply chain problems. As CBS News’ Lilia Luciano explains, experts warn things will get worse.
Astros Blast White Sox 9-4 To Take 2-0 Lead In ALDSThe White Sox find themselves in a must-win situation in the ALDS, after dropping Game 2 to the Astros, by a score of 9-4. CBS 2's Marshall Harris reports.
Nicor Gas Heating Bills Expected To Go Up This WinterIn the midst of the pandemic, the cost of heating your home is about to go up.
Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas On Employment ScamsA woman thought she had a secondary job and thought she had one, only to find herself the victim of a scam -- and an unwitting accomplice in an employment scam too. The Better Business Bureau's Steve Bernas joins CBS 2's Tim McNicholas with a warning.
Operator Of Moving Company That Is Subject Of Numerous Consumer Complaints Claims MisunderstandingsA suburban mover is so troubled that there is an arrest out warrant for him – and the federal government has stripped him of his ability to haul stuff across state lines. But he claimed to CBS 2's Tim McNicholas that there were a lot of misunderstandings.