Louis Garcia admitted his purchase seemed too good to be true, but he sunk more than $19,000 worth of savings into it anyway.
Joliet Man Loses All His Bitcoin After Fraudster Hijacks His Phone Number Hacks His AccountsAll of a Joliet man's Bitcoin went poof, gone, vanished, after a hacker got into his accounts and drained the cryptocurrency.
Banking History Going On Display As New Centier Bank Museum Is Set To Open In Whiting, IndianaThe museum features the arched entrance from the first Bank of Whiting which is the former name of Centier Bank. Henry Schrage founded the company is 1895 on 119th Street.
'Work-Share Illinois' Helping Workers Who Are Partially Laid Off By EmployersA new state program will make it possible for workers to collect unemployment while on the job and help businesses slowly get back on their feet.
City Council To Meet Again Friday With Renaming Lake Shore Drive On AgendaAfter months of back and forth and one wild meeting Wednesday, aldermen are expected to vote on renaming Lake Shore Drive to DuSable Drive.
Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms FridayCBS 2 meteorologist Tammie Souza has the forecast.
Faced With Multiple Accusations Of Sex Abuse, Former Hockey Coach Tom Adrahtas Says, 'It's Not True'CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini tracked down the coach, Tom "Chico" Adrahtas, outside his gated, Florida home surrounded by palm trees. Adrahtas was wearing a Chicago Cubs 2016 championship t-shirt and taking out trash.
For These Two Standout Students, Their Achievements Speak VolumesTwo of the top young speakers in the nation live right here in the south suburbs of Chicago.
Man Carjacked In River NorthChicago police said a 29-year-old man was sitting in his parked Range Rover, near Illinois and Rush streets around 1:45 a.m., when four armed men demanded his vehicle.
Cook County Nurses Set To Strike Thursday Over Staffing IssuesThe nurses are taking to the picket lines after recent contract talks broke down. They said too many hospitals are running on reduced staff, and it's negatively impacting patient care.
Chicago's Violence Makes National News With Federal Plan Of ActionChicago's violence made national news again Wednesday, but this time there is a federal plan of action.
Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms ThursdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Chicago Ticket Mixup Prevents Evanston Man From Earning Money As Rideshare DriverA name was enough to keep an Evanston man from earning money as a rideshare driver. He says the City of Chicago mixed him up with another guy with a similar name who owes thousands in old tickets.
14-Year-Old Shot In The Foot While Standing Outside In West Garfield ParkPolice said the shooting took place just before 2 a.m. in the 3800 block of West Adams Street. The victim did not see the offender and did not see where the shot came from.
Attempted Robbery Ends With Bullet Shattering CTA Blue Line Window In Garfield ParkChicago police said a man with a gun tried to rob another passenger around 2:30 a.m. The victim fought him off, but the attempted robber fired a shot and hit the window.
Fire At Citibank Branch In The Loop Leaves 1 Person InjuredFire and smoke filled the Citibank attached to the Cook County building in The Loop early Wednesday morning.
Showers Wednesday MorningCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
Company Survived The Pandemic, But Now Folding The Tent Due To Lack Of WorkersMorning Insider Lauren Victory visits a suburban tent company for the third and final time.
2 Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Rockton's Chemtool PlantThe class action suits were filed last week in Winnebago County. Both sue for damages.
Man Fatally Shot While Working On Car In Front Of His Fernwood HomePolice said someone in a Chevy Malibu started shooting at the man in the 10400 block of South Eggleston Avenue just before 8:40 a.m.
Cleanup Effort Continues In Naperville After Tornado Leaves Extensive DamageNaperville was among the hardest-hit communities in the largest tornado that hit the Chicago area late Sunday night.
Red Cross Shelter Open At Thomas Jefferson Junior High School In WoodridgeThere is a Red Cross shelter open in Woodridge Tuesday morning for anyone who needs a place to stay.
Temperatures In The 70s TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Laura Bannon has the forecast.
A Warning On Phishing Scams Targeting Mobile Devices After Teen Finds His Savings Drained From His Bank AccountA teenager in Illinois had that very excitement drain from his face when his bank account also drained. Then he made another stomach-dropping discovery.
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