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Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 09:52 AM 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 candy. Lisa...

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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Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Plano Republican withdrew funds in increments less than $10,000 each to avoid required bank filings, officials said.

Report Names Chicago "Corruption Capital of America"

Report Names Chicago "Corruption Capital of America"

Chicago has maintained its first-place status, but not for something the city should be proud of.

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday.

Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks?

Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks?

The Anaheim Ducks scored a controversial goal on Wednesday night as Jakob Silfverberg interfered with Corey Crawford, but should the tally have counted?

Naperville Man Pleads Guilty in Chicago-Area FAA Fire

Naperville Man Pleads Guilty in Chicago-Area FAA Fire

The man accused of sabotaging a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Aurora last fall pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he damaged the center by fire, forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights.

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