Debt collection companies top list for consumer complaints in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois attorney general’s office received more than 25,000 complaints from consumers in 2015. Here’s a look at the top categories and the number of complaints. 1. Consumer Debt (mortgages, collection agencies, banks) 3,350 2. Identity Theft (government document fraud, credit cards, utilities, data breaches) 2,636 3. Telecommunications (telemarketing, cable and satellite…

Peralta tears ligament in thumb

(KTRS) – The Cardinals could be without their starting shortstop for a good length of time to start the season. GM John Mozeliak told reporters in Florida that it appears Jhonny Peralta tore a ligament in his thumb. He injured his hand while fielding a ground ball over the weekend. Peralta could miss as much as…