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Oct 24, 2012 Share
Feds Investigate Kids' Travel Beds

Feds Investigate Kids' Travel Beds

Canada's Public Health Agency has told parents with babies under one year of age to immediately stop using the KidCo Peapod travel beds, made in Libertyville, Ill. In the U.S., the Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is actively looking at certain models of the product. Lauren Jiggetts reports.

Oct 15, 2012 Share
City Accuses Pregnant Woman of Removing Car Boot

City Accuses Pregnant Woman of Removing Car Boot

Mother fined $1,054 from City Hall vows to get her money back. Read More

Oct 3, 2012 Share
Group: 70 Percent of Baby Items Have Toxic Flame Retardant

Group: 70 Percent of Baby Items Have Toxic Flame Retardant

The chemical, chlorinated Tris, is a known mutagen and a likely carcinogen and was found in diaper changing kits, car seats and cradle pads. Read More

Oct 2, 2012 Share
Man Says Job Search Cost Him $13,000

Man Says Job Search Cost Him $13,000

Thousands of job seekers say they've been taken in by employment schemes that begin the same way: attractive job offers that wind up being little more than sales pitches. Read More

Sep 19, 2012 Share
Is Scambook.com a Scam Itself?

Is Scambook.com a Scam Itself?

Business owners say online consumer complaint site extorts them to respond to negative reviews. Lisa Parker reports.

Sep 12, 2012 Share
Some Banks Not Making Good on 'Bank Blight' Fines

Some Banks Not Making Good on 'Bank Blight' Fines

Chicago's coffers have collected about $700,000 in the year since a new ordinance required banks and other financial institutions to better maintain the properties they foreclose upon. Read More

Jul 25, 2012 Share
Man Says Social Media Helped in Customer Service Fight

Man Says Social Media Helped in Customer Service Fight

Friends of a north side Chicago man who lost nearly everything in an apartment fire took to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr in a show of force against DirecTV after the company refused to budge on its early-termination policy. Read More

Jul 11, 2012 Share
A Business Closes, Opening Questions for Consignors

A Business Closes, Opening Questions for Consignors

Consignment stores have grown an estimated seven percent annually since the recession hit. Read More

Jun 22, 2010 Share
Your Personal Data is Stolen.  Now What?

Your Personal Data is Stolen. Now What?

There's a difference between a credit freeze and credit monitoring. Read More

Apr 22, 2010 Share
Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

More employers are delving deeper into jobseekers' credit histories. Read More

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