Chicago’s water billing system has long baffled customers. Now, the city’s inexplicable method for calculating water bills has even stumped CBS 2 Investigators. CBS 2's Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Getting Hosed: Widow Charged Five Times What Her Neighbors Pay for WaterChicago’s water billing system has long baffled customers. Now, the city’s inexplicable method for calculating water bills has even stumped CBS 2 Investigators. CBS 2's Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Chicago Charade: Property Owners Say Suspected Scammer Never Paid RentWe already reported on suspected scammer Candace Clark. Now some luxury property owners say Clark signed leases on multimillion-dollar houses, but never paid one penny. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
ADT Buying Defenders Home Security With Questionable PracticesADT is shelling out nine figures to buy the company despite continued questions about how it operates. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Problems With Direct Express Debit Cards Are WidespreadIda Walker, 80, was left unable to get to her Social Security money due to problems with her Direct Express card. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, Walker is far from alone in having problems with the card.
Could You Have Recalled Products And Not Know It?CBS News' Nichelle Medina has more on a warning from the government about the hidden dangers in your home.
Debit Card Nightmare Cuts Woman Off From Social SecurityIda Walker's family says the problem has been going on for weeks, with no solutions from the government or the card company. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Managing Recreational Marijuana SalesCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what consumers can expect when they plan to purchase recreational marijuana, legally, in Illinois, beginning Wednesday.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Get Ready For Deluge Of Recreational Marijuana CustomersCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on the crush of customers medical marijuana dispensaries will face as they are the only ones (for now) authorized to sell recreational marijuana in Illinois.
Rules For Recreational Marijuana Purchasing And ConsumptionCBS 2's Chris Tye breaks down how much can be bought and where it can be smoked or consumed as an edible.
Vet Fights City Over $10,000 Bill For Water He Never UsedGetting Hosed: Vietnam veteran Rodney Andrews racked up a water bill of $10,000 at a house he owned where he never used any water, but where there was no meter. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
New Year, New Vehicle Trade-In TaxMaybe you’ve seen ads from car dealers warning people to avoid double taxation; they want buyers to trade in their cars now, because a new state law could cost them more in sales taxes in 2020. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Latest E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce SpreadsThere are now 23 cases of E. coli in three states. CBS News' Johny Fernandez reports.
Smart TV Privacy Concerns Gets The FBI InvolvedCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on one of the hottest items being sold over the Thanksgiving holiday. There are privacy concerns surrounding smart TVs and the FBI is getting involved.
Buying The Best Clothes For Mother EarthMore and more people are looking for eco-friendly threads. CBS News' Laura Podesta reports.
Packaged Salad Products RecalledThe USDA announced the recall of numerous packaged salad products due to E. coli concerns.
BBB: Avoid Secret Sister ChallengeThe Better Business Bureau says the challenge is a pyramid scheme that can put you at risk for identity theft.
Woman Gets Money Back From Cannabis Talk NetworkCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker introduced us to Camillia Bowen in a report on a Cannabis Con.
Recalled Items Finding Way Onto Resale PlatformsWhen products are recalled for safety concerns, the idea is to get them off the market to protect consumers. But as CBS News' Lisa Mateo reports, that doesn't always happen.
Chasing An Cannabis Business Con Coast To CoastThe prospects for making a profit off legal marijuana are high, but so is the risk of being ripped off. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker traveled coast to coast to see how entrepreneurs say they’ve lost thousands.
Amazon Drops Monthly Fee For Some Prime MembersThe online retailer said Tuesday it will no longer charge $15 a month for its Amazon Fresh service, which delivers raw meat, vegetables and other groceries to customers' doorsteps.
Apple AirPods Are Losing Power FastAnd as CBS 2's Chris Tye reports, there's no cheap and easy fix.
UberWorks App Seeks To Match Shift Workers, JobsSome are raising concern about the new app and its potential effects. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Lipari Chicken Salad Recalled Due To Listeria ConcernsThe products were sold in multiple states, including Illinois and Indiana.
Man Gets Somebody Else's Medical Records From HospitalDarnell Payne ordered his medical records from Advocate Christ Medical Center and got somebody else's, and he says the hospital gave him the runaround. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.