CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards is on the case of yet another Chicago family getting hosed by bogus water bills. In this case, an accidental extra digit on their water usage cost a couple the sale of their South Side home.
Getting Hosed: $61,000 Mistake Costs Man Sale Of HomeCBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards is on the case of yet another Chicago family getting hosed by bogus water bills. In this case, an accidental extra digit on their water usage cost a couple the sale of their South Side home.
Woman Left Without Heat When Gas Is Cut OffChelsea McFadden has had no heat since Peoples Gas cut off service, after she thought the bill had been covered in her rent. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Family Says Funeral Home Repeatedly Failed ThemThe family of Frank Puleo has filed a complaint, saying they ran into problem after problem with the Cuneo-Columbian Funeral Home in Franklin Park after Puleo died. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Rep. Schakowsky Calls For Law To Fight Ticket Broker AbusesAfter CBS 2 exposed abuses by ticket brokers such as selling tickets for the same concert seats to different people, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky has put the broker sites on notice. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
2020 Chicago Auto Show: Women's DayTuesday is Women’s Day at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show.
CBS 2 Inside Track: Chicago Auto Show Part 1The Inside Track: CBS 2’s Ryan Baker, Yasmeen Hassan and Ed Curran show you the new vehicle reveals, electric cars, interactive activities at the show and where to see refurbished Corvettes.
CBS 2 Inside Track: Chicago Auto Show Part 4That's a wrap on the 2020 Chicago Auto Show.
CBS 2 Inside Track: Chicago Auto Show Part 3Part 3: Check out the Chicago version of "Smart Park" and find out how you can adopt a dog at the auto show.
CBS 2 Inside Track: Chicago Auto Show Part 2Part 2: Take a look at the power of pickups learn, negotiating a good deal when buying a car and social media's role in helping car makers target audiences.
Candace Clark Expected To Be Released From JailThe suspected serial scammer made a court appearance Thursday. As CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports, her release was delayed after she had been asked to surrender her passport -- but it turned out she didn't have one.
Getting Hosed: A Bureaucratic Water Bill Bungle At City HallAn angel who did not want his name used stepped in to pay Vietnam veteran Rodney Andrews' water bill. But when Andrews and CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards went to City Hall for an inquiry, they got the runaround multiple times.
Getting Hosed: Widow Charged Five Times What Her Neighbors Pay for WaterChicago’s water billing system has long baffled customers. Now, the city’s inexplicable method for calculating water bills has even stumped CBS 2 Investigators. CBS 2's Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Chicago Charade: Property Owners Say Suspected Scammer Never Paid RentWe already reported on suspected scammer Candace Clark. Now some luxury property owners say Clark signed leases on multimillion-dollar houses, but never paid one penny. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker reports.
ADT Buying Defenders Home Security With Questionable PracticesADT is shelling out nine figures to buy the company despite continued questions about how it operates. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Problems With Direct Express Debit Cards Are WidespreadIda Walker, 80, was left unable to get to her Social Security money due to problems with her Direct Express card. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, Walker is far from alone in having problems with the card.
Could You Have Recalled Products And Not Know It?CBS News' Nichelle Medina has more on a warning from the government about the hidden dangers in your home.
Debit Card Nightmare Cuts Woman Off From Social SecurityIda Walker's family says the problem has been going on for weeks, with no solutions from the government or the card company. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Managing Recreational Marijuana SalesCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what consumers can expect when they plan to purchase recreational marijuana, legally, in Illinois, beginning Wednesday.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Get Ready For Deluge Of Recreational Marijuana CustomersCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on the crush of customers medical marijuana dispensaries will face as they are the only ones (for now) authorized to sell recreational marijuana in Illinois.
Rules For Recreational Marijuana Purchasing And ConsumptionCBS 2's Chris Tye breaks down how much can be bought and where it can be smoked or consumed as an edible.
Vet Fights City Over $10,000 Bill For Water He Never UsedGetting Hosed: Vietnam veteran Rodney Andrews racked up a water bill of $10,000 at a house he owned where he never used any water, but where there was no meter. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
New Year, New Vehicle Trade-In TaxMaybe you’ve seen ads from car dealers warning people to avoid double taxation; they want buyers to trade in their cars now, because a new state law could cost them more in sales taxes in 2020. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Latest E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce SpreadsThere are now 23 cases of E. coli in three states. CBS News' Johny Fernandez reports.
Smart TV Privacy Concerns Gets The FBI InvolvedCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on one of the hottest items being sold over the Thanksgiving holiday. There are privacy concerns surrounding smart TVs and the FBI is getting involved.