A Chicago tech company that promised consumers cash back for frequenting approximately 200 restaurants and other businesses suddenly shut down operations in late June, with little warning to anyone. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
What's Behind Abrupt Shutdown Of Spring Rewards Program?A Chicago tech company that promised consumers cash back for frequenting approximately 200 restaurants and other businesses suddenly shut down operations in late June, with little warning to anyone. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Popular Shopper Loyalty Program Shuts Down With Little NoticeA Chicago tech company that promised consumers cash back for frequenting approximately 200 restaurants and other businesses suddenly shut down operations in late June, with little warning to anyone. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Pillsbury Bread Flour RecallChicago-based Hometown Food Company is recalling 5-pound bags of Pillsbury's Best Bread Flour over fears of E. coli contamination.
Ragu Pasta Sauce RecallCheck your cabinets if you plan on cooking some pasta for dinner tonight. Some Ragu pasta sauces are being recalled, because the jars might contain plastic fragments.
Target Stores Nationwide Experience System Failure But Registers Now WorkingThe registers at Target stores are back online after a temporary outrage Saturday left customers around the country unable to complete their purchases.
Tips On Fighting A Chicago Parking TicketMany drivers in Chicago choose not to fight their parking tickets, but for those who do, most of them win. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker dug into the data and gathered advice for the next time you find an orange envelope decorating your windshield.
Summer Expected To Bring Electric Supplier Rate ScamsGet ready for a summer of ripoffs. In the last four years, Illinois residents have overpaid more than $600 million for electricity, and it’s about to get worse. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Robo Call Settlement Won't Be Huge WindfallCBS 2's Dorothy took a closer look at the settlement agreement, which was filed in Chicago.
Kamel Harris Acquitted In Murder Of 2-Year-Old Kyrian Knox Found In West Side LagoonIn September of 2015, the body of Kyrian Knox was found dismembered in a Garfield Park lagoon on Chicago's West Side. Testifying in his own defense, Kamel Harris claimed he was caring for Knox but handed the boy over to three people with the approval of the boy's mother.
Ed’s Driveway: BMW X4 M40iEd Curran test drives the BMW X4 M40i, a high-performance crossover.
CBS 2 Weather Watch 5 PM 5-6-19CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has the forecast.
'We Need To Do Something," Expert On Survivors' Guilt, Coping With TragedyDr. Sheela Raja, clinical psychologist and author, joined CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot to discuss ways to talk about and cope with the feelings that remain following such tragedies.
Tax Season TimeMany people are seeing lower refunds than in the past. Here's why.
Chicago Auto Show Features 2 New ConvertiblesThe 2019 Chicago Auto Show features two new convertibles that each include high-tech features and designs.
Chicago Auto Show: Driver's Choice AwardsMotor Week unveiled its 2019 Driver’s Choice Awards at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show.
Chicago Auto Show: Keeping Kids SafeAs of Jan. 1, 2019, a new Illinois law went into effect requiring all kids ages 2 and under to remain in a rear-facing car seat. Marissa Bailey and her son Beau help answer some questions.
Chicago Auto Show: Start Your EnginesEvery February, Chicagoans leave the drudgery of winter behind to travel to the Lakefront for the Chicago Auto Show. With brand new designs, the latest breakthroughs in technology and hands-on experiences like never before, North America’s largest auto show is sure to thrill attendees.
Chicago Auto Show: Luxury CarsPut your house on the market, cash in your 401K or hit the lottery. We’re going luxury car shopping, and you’re going to need a lot of cash.
Coupon Counterfeiting Could Carry Big PenaltiesEveryone loves to save a buck, and that’s fueled the popularity of coupons. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory digs into what’s behind the fine print, after a small but powerful sentence caught our eye in the coupon section of the Sunday paper.
2 Investigators: Choice Home Warranty Reneges On PolicyA suburban homeowner accused a national home warranty company of reneging on its promise. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker has the cautionary tale of a man fighting to get his furnace fixed.
Local Businesses Say Yelp Is Hiding Their Legitimate ReviewsYelp has been sued unsuccessfully in the past for the way ratings and reviews are determined, but a couple local business owners CBS 2 spoke with say they are paying big money and feel they are getting nothing in return.
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Traced To California FarmThe strain of E. coli causing the current outbreak in romaine lettuce has been found in a reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County, California, the US Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Romaine Lettuce Linked To 9 More IllnessesThe CDC continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from Northern and Central California amid a multi-state outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26.
Back To Basics For Kid's ToysThe American Academy Of Pediatrics recommends low tech toys for small children this holiday season and to wait on high tech gadgets until kids get older.
Marriott Data Breach May Expose 500 Million GuestsThe information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
Email Scam Targets PayPal UsersIt's a name we've come to know and trust, but PayPal's reputation is taking a hit, as criminals are upping their game in a new twist to a ugly scam that's robbing millions from consumers. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
Jennie-O Ground Turkey RecallWith Thanksgiving less than a week away, thousands of pounds of raw turkey are being recalled, due to a salmonella outbreak.
Study: Teen Drivers At Higher Risk Of Fatal Crash With Teen PassengersIllinois already has restrictions for new drivers, preventing them from having more than one non-family member in the car for the first year they’re on the road. CBS 2's Hilary Lane reports.
Amazon Announces $15 Minimum Wage For All U.S. EmployeesAmazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all U.S. employees. The change takes effect November 1 and applies to full-time, part-time and temporary workers.