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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM CDT

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

High-powered magnets that aren't sold in toy stores but are are commonly used as desk toys for adults may pose a major health hazard to young children who can easily mistake the products for

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM CDT

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

Lawmakers last year passed law allowing people to sell homemade goods at farmers' markets, but county officials refused to accept registration applications.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:25 PM CDT

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Calumet City woman says she kept getting run-around from Wells Fargo when she applied for a home loan modification.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

Inspectors shut down more than 2,000 gas pumps in Cook County last year.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

Though issuers downplay the risks, RFID technology in credit and debit cards could be putting consumers at risk.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:16 PM CDT

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Several student loan borrowers say they were hit with higher payments and fees after their loan balances were transferred to another servicer, they say, without warning.

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Jackie Robinson West to Compete in U.S. Title Game Saturday

Jackie Robinson West to Compete in U.S. Title Game Saturday

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars are already stars in the eyes of the thousands of supporters cheering them on, and they've already made history in their journey to the Little League World Series, but on...

Elderly Man Left on Plane While Waiting for Wheelchair

Elderly Man Left on Plane While Waiting for Wheelchair

Airline officials are investigating after an 88-year-old man claims he was left on a Southwest Airlines plane in Chicago Wednesday while waiting for a wheelchair.

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

The Seattle Seahawks showed that they are the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason, blowing out the Chicago Bears by a 34-6 margin on Friday night.

3-Year-Old Boy Among 13 Shot Overnight in Chicago

3-Year-Old Boy Among 13 Shot Overnight in Chicago

At least 13 people were shot overnight in Chicago, including a 3-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a shooting on the city’s West Side. Police believe the toddler found a gun in a home in the 4300 block...

Conte Suffers Concussion Against Seahawks

Conte Suffers Concussion Against Seahawks

The Chicago Bears' safety position battle got a new wrinkle on Friday when Chris Conte played for the first time this preseason, but things hit a bump when he left the game with a concussion.

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