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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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Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, the next Chicago Archbishop.

1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

A teen boy was killed and at least 14 others, including a 12-year-old boy, were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago.

Severe Weather Possible Saturday

Severe Weather Possible Saturday

Storms could bring small hail and damaging winds.

Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Jets Game

Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Jets Game

The Chicago Bears' injuries keep piling up.

4 Charged in Murder of 9-Year-Old Chicago Boy

4 Charged in Murder of 9-Year-Old Chicago Boy

Police say Antonio Smith was shot by a documented gang member who believed he was trying to warn two other men.

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