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.
Amazon Selection Team Takes Another Look At Potential South Loop Site For HQ2Amazon is taking a closer look at a location in the South Loop as a potential site for its giant new headquarters.
Doctors Have New Recommendations For Rear-Facing Child Car SeatsAs you get ready to buckle the kids in the car to go to school or daycare, you might need to reconsider how they're sitting. New recommendations suggest kids should be in rear-facing seats as long as possible.
Ed's Driveway: 1965 Ford MustangFord recently announced production of the 10 millionth Mustang. The first Mustang went on sale April 17, 1964, but a Chicago woman was the very first person to buy one, all because of an eager dealer who sold it to her two days ahead of time.
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Weed-Killing Chemical Linked To Cancer Found In Some Children's Breakfast FoodsA new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children.
House Hunters Beware: Con Artists Scamming Potential RentersA warning has been issued for house hunters. Con artists are creating fake rental ads to steal money from unsuspecting customers.
3 Women File Lawsuit Against House Of Brides, Never Receive Dresses Three women filed a lawsuit against House of Brides after the company took their order and money, but never delivered their bridesmaid dresses.
Kraft Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Over Botulism FearsKraft Heinz is recalling approximately 7,000 cases of its Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip, because of a risk of botulism.
General Motors Launches Car-Sharing ServiceCar owners can make extra cash by letting strangers borrow their cars with General Motors' new car sharing service.
Record 47 Million People Expected To Travel For July 4thA record number of drivers is expected to take to the nation’s highways and byways on Tuesday, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.
Happy Place Pop-Up Exhibit Opens In ChicagoHappy Place, a 20,000 square foot pop-up exhibit, opened in Chicago Thursday. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos shows how the exhibit aims to put smiles on faces of all ages.
AAA Study: Android Auto And CarPlay Less Distracting, But Not Safe While DrivingA new study by the AAA has examined the impact of vehicle infotainment systems on distracted driving. The study found some systems that come built-in with most new cars aren’t making the grade. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
How To Save Hundreds Of Dollars On Your Next TripThe biggest names in the hotel booking business...may not offer the best deals. Dorothy Tucker tells you where to search to save hundreds of dollars on your next trip.
Growing Trade War Affects Local DistilleriesFor Chicago area companies selling their products abroad, retaliatory tariffs against U.S. goods can be hard to swallow. Whiskey and bourbon can now be added to the growing list of products impacted by a growing trade war.
AAA Report: Americans Spend 7% Of Income On GasolineTriple A says according to a new report, Americans are spending $69 more each month to fill up their tank.
Waymo Launches Self-Driving Taxis In CaliforniaWaymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google's parent company, is getting ready to roll out a fleet of autonomous taxis. CBS 2's Kris Van Cleave reports the cabs won't be entirely without human drivers, though they might be miles away.
Making Cold Brew With Backlot CoffeeJoining CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot and Ed Curran is the co-owner of Backlot Coffee Isaac Bloom to talk about how to make cold brew iced coffee.
Fatal Crashes Linked To Drugs On The RiseA startling new report finds a dramatic rise in the number of deadly driving accidents involving drugs, including prescription medication. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Valerie Jarrett Responds After 'Roseanne' Star's Racist TweetValerie Jarrett is responding to actress Roseanne Barr’s tweet in which Barr compares Jarrett to an ape. The tweet lead to the cancellation of Barr’s TV show “Roseanne” Tuesday.
Customers Upset After Amazon Driver Throws Their PackagesAn Amazon customer from southwest suburban Plainfield recorded a video showing an Amazon driver chucking packages through the air.
Gas Prices Increase As Summer Travel Season BeginsRising gas prices may soon be derailing summer travel plans, according to a recent survey by Gas Buddy.
A New Credit Card Could Mean A Nearly Free VacationCredit card companies want your business, and the travel bonuses they offer could have you packing your bags and jumping on a jet for next to nothing. As CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports, credit cards have sweetened their sign-up bonuses, allowing customers to take a nearly free vacation .