Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:36 PM CDT

Catalytic Converters Hot On Black Market

Catalytic Converters Hot On Black Market

If you take a look inside a used catalytic converter, nothing looks salvageable, much less valuable. But some of the gray gunk in there can be processed to go into pricey jewelry -- and because of this,...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:40 PM CDT

Sugar Content in Baby Formula

Sugar Content in Baby Formula

The amount of sugar per serving is often not listed in baby serving, but that does not necessarily mean that sugar is not present. An NBC study found some popular brands did contain added sugar, which pediatric...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:39 PM CDT

Why Doesn't Baby Formula List Sugar Content?

Why Doesn't Baby Formula List Sugar Content?

NBC Chicago hires Deibel Laboratories to measure sugar content in seven popular brands of formula

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:39 PM CDT

Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

More employers are delving deeper into jobseekers' credit histories.

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

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.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:10 AM CDT

Social Media Helps Man Fight DirecTV

Social Media Helps Man Fight DirecTV

A major company got a lesson in customer service from the friends of a Chicago couple who lost almost everything they own in a fire last month.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 05:40 PM CDT

Cook County Changes Course on Farmers Market Law

Cook County Changes Course on Farmers Market Law

County is now accepting registrations from local vendors, despite previously finding loopholes around the law. Lisa Parker reports.

Top Stories
CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

Health officials on Friday said prepackaged caramel apples have been linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Analysis: Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Nearly 50 licensed Chicago restaurants failed their health inspections at least three times each this year, a review of city data shows.

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Kenya's athletics federation says marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's "B'' sample has tested positive, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

Animal Shelter Passes Fundraising Goal to Save Homeless Pets

Animal Shelter Passes Fundraising Goal to Save Homeless Pets

Cache Creek Animal Rescue in Joliet has raised more than $65,000 in three days to save their animals, who were facing homelessness after the shelter received an eviction notice in December.

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Symptoms

Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Symptoms

The child had a fever during screening at the international terminal at O'Hare International Airport, officials said.

See more Top Stories