Donovan Eckhardt of HGTV agreed to “be a good neighbor for any current and future construction work they do,” a city spokesman said.
After over 300 deaths and thousands of injuries involving dressers since 2000, advocates and Jan Schakowsky called for stricter federal standards
All 11 of the homes featured are on the North Side in Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, Lincoln Park and Lincoln Square.
A reality TV show that turns Chicago fixer-uppers into pricey homes is creating lots of buzz, but some neighbors wish the flippers stayed away.
THE WATCHDOGS: The operator of Sherman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram says it doesn’t know how errors affecting 300 taxpayers occurred.
THE WATCHDOGS: Corey Jackson was excited about the leather interior, heated seats when he bought a used Buick LaCrosse. No one mentioned the recall.
The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois issued a warning about 35 shopping sites that have attracted 143 consumer complaints.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a consumer fraud lawsuit Friday against a Chicago business that buys surplus diabetic testing supplies.
Calls from scammers impersonating Social Security Administration officials ballooned in 2018, and panicked victims have already lost $10 million.
Porch pirates have been caught on video, blasted by air horns and tricked into stealing boxes of dog poop, as homeowners try to fight package thieves.
Misleading online “free trial” offers of products like face cream, diet aids and teeth whiteners have cost U.S. consumers at least $1.3 billion.
THE WATCHDOGS: New generic EpiPen was supposed to make the life-saving auto-injector drug less expensive, according to the FDA. It didn’t.
CashNowOffer.com has “failed to remain consistent in alleviating the pattern of consumer complaints or fully modify the ads they promised to address.”
Scammers use fake emails and spoofed phone numbers with U.S. area codes to make it appear they are in the country. This type of fraud is growing.