Zelle Is A Popular New Way To Send Money, But Are There Risks?CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker has the story.
Unwanted Telemarketing Calls Could Mean $1,200 PayoutThousands of people who got a telemarketing call for Dish Network in 2010 or 2011 might be able to collect $1,200 per call. If you think that sounds too good to be true, you're not alone. Anna Werner reports.
Bill Murray Opens Caddyshack Restaurant in RosemontBill Murray is in Chicago for the grand opening of the Caddyshack Restaurant in Rosemont.
Dad Who Died Saving Girl From Pond Didn't Know Car Had Been RecalledA young father's death has automotive officials stressing the importance of recalls. Millions of vehicles on the road right now are under recalls and need to be repaired. CBS 2's Kenneth Craig reports.
Zuckerberg To Testify On Capitol Hill About Facebook Data ScandalFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be updating his status from Capitol Hill. He's expected to apologize once again for the social media site's mishandling of users' personal data when he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee. CBS 2's John Schiumo reports.
EPA Rolling Back Vehicle Fuel Efficiency StandardsThe Environmental Protection Agency is scrapping rules requiring vehicles to be more fuel efficient. The move comes as the head of the EPA is facing ethics questions. CBS 2's Weijia Jiang reports.
Two Communities One HistoryStudents from North Lawndale and Skokie got together to discuss their shared history.
2 Investigators Expose Ticket Sales TrapsWhen you go online to buy tickets for a play, a concert or sporting event, be sure you know who you are buying from. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports that clicking on the wrong link can cost you lots of extra money.
Millions Of Consumers Admit To Drunk ShoppingThe term "shop till you drop" is taking on a whole new meaning. A new survey finds millions of Americans are shopping while drinking, leading to some interesting decisions. CBS 2's Meg Oliver reports.
Consumer Protection Group Reminds Parents Of Tip-Over Danger From FurnitureIt's something many new parents don't think about; making sure furniture is secured to a wall so it can't be pulled down by curious toddler. Hundreds of children have been killed in tip-over accidents. CBS 2's Chris Martinez has an important reminder from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
CBS 2 Morning NewsMany newer cars feature automatic braking, rear cameras, and other sensors designed to help reduce crashes; but a new report card from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found some technology isn't making the grade. CBS 2's Kenneth Craig reports.
Facebook's New Messenger Kids App Gets Mixed Reviews From ParentsA coalition of child health advocates isn't feeling too friendly toward Facebook's new Messenger Kids app. CBS 2's Jericka Duncan explains why the group doesn't like it, but some parents do.
IRS Slow Notifying Identity Theft Victims Of FraudThe Equifax hack and others like it exposed the personal information of millions of Americans. Criminals can use stolen social security numbers to file for a tax refund in your name, but CBS 2's Ryan Kath found out the IRS can be slow in letting people know their identities have been stolen.
Tide Pods Challenge, The Latest Dangerous Internet FadA government watchdog is expressing concern over the dangerous misuse of laundry detergent pods. In this latest social media fad, teenagers put detergent pods in their mouths and post the videos online. Anna Werner reports.
With Christmas Here And Gone, Return Season ArrivesNow that the gifts have been ripped open do you like what you see? Or are you facing a mountain of returns under your Christmas tree? Before you hit the stores, Meg Oliver brings us some strategic holiday return tips.
Ed's Driveway: 2017's Standout VehiclesCBS 2's Ed Curran looks back at some of the standout vehicles of this past year.
Fast Food For Kids Increases Risk Of Heart Disease And DiabetesResearchers in Britain say kids who regularly eat fast food could be on the fast track to getting heart disease and diabetes when they're older. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports from London.
Only 15 Vehicles Make Annua IIHSl List Of Safest CarsIt's now more difficult for automakers to earn a top safety award. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its annual list of the safest vehicles. CBS 2's Nikki Battiste explains what changed to make getting a top grade even harder.
Ikea Recalls Malm Dressers After 8th Child DeathFurniture giant Ikea is issuing another recall of 17.3 million dressers, after an 8th child was killed by one of its products. Ikea admits the Malm dressers can tip over if not properly anchored to a wall. Don Dahler reports.
Holiday Shopping Tips From The Better Business BureauNearly 70 percent of all holiday shopping is done between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and this year shoppers plan to spend more, averaging $967 in gifts. Better Business Bureau of Chicago CEO Steve Bernas has a few reminders before you swipe that credit card.
Car Safety Group Ranks Child Safety SeatsThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with its list of the best booster seats for keeping children safe inside vehicles. CBS 2's Meg Oliver reports.
Love To Pamper Your Pooch? Check Out Pet Spas & ResortsIt's no secret people love spoiling their pets. The American Pet Products Association estimates Americans spent $6 billion alone on grooming and boarding last year, and we're not talking kennels. Pet reports and spas are popping up from coast to coast. CBS 2's Weijia Jiang reports.
Reflection Perfection? Not In The Dressing RoomTry it before you buy it. But is what you see in the dressing room a true reflection of how new clothes look? CBS 2's Nikki Battiste takes a look at the tricks some retailers use to manipulate what customers see when trying on clothes?
Apple Working To Fix iPhone Keyboard GlitchIf you've noticed your iPhone changing the letter I, it's not something you've done. Apple blames a recent iOS update for the glitch, and is working on a solution. CBS 2's Hena Doba reports.