The phone app is marketed as a fun way to take pictures or videos. What you send to a friend is supposed to disappear seconds later. But experts warn that some of those pictures can be saved and come back to haunt. Stefan Holt reports.
In both November and December the CTA stated through press releases that it was tourists who primarily purchased the one-day "fun pass" that dates back in 1997. Transit officials now admit that was a mistake. Read More
An NBC Chicago, Better Government Association investigation: Administrative workers at PACE have been wasting hours of time viewing videos on everything from zombies and "fart pranks" to dancing bees and "Jeep Hotties,"... Read More
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In the past five years, 1,118 people younger than 25 were killed in "youth homicide epidemic." Read More
Perpetrators of the so-called "Grandparent Scam" found a willing and loving victim when they targeted Alice Solinski, a grandmother to 11 and great-grandmother to 13. Read More
Chicago alderman Ed Burke is a licensed private detective. In addition he’s approved to carry a semi-automatic weapon. And according to state records he's also a private security contractor, trained and certified to also carry... Read More
A Chicago woman’s recent search on Amazon.com for books for teenaged girls turned up scores of pornographic books. And now -- more than two weeks after she first alerted Amazon to the problem – the books have still not been taken... Read More
Countless frustrated consumers say they got a bad product and were inundated with unrelated sales pitches after placing orders for a popular brand of children's slippers. Read More
The letters, sent out since Thanksgiving, warned homeowners of a possible shortage in their escrow account due to a change in the disbursement date of the second installment bill sent by the County. Read More
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If signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, legislation would prohibit any teen with unresolved traffic citations from getting a state driver’s license.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are accused by law enforcement of turning their backs on struggling homeowners. Lisa Parker reports.
It's a scam that's victimized people all over the country, and the hallmarks are always the same: a child in an accident, a wanted criminal in another car and a demand for wired money.
Realtors often at odds with online realty services say bad data is becoming an everyday headache.
When a device goes bad, whose duty is it to tell the patient?
Perpetrators of the so-called "Grandparent Scam" found a willing and loving victim when they targeted Alice Solinski, a grandmother to 11 and great-grandmother to 13.