City law allows police to ticket and even tow a car if it hasn’t been moved in seven days.
A 19-year-old Niles man has been charged with leaving two stolen cars on the Metra North Central tracks in Des Plaines, leaving both cars to be destroyed by trains.
Investigators believe two recent collisions between Metra trains and cars left on the tracks at the same Des Plaines crossing are related.
Mayor Richard M. Daley on Thursday praised the efforts of city workers in digging out from this week’s blizzard, but said “we still have a long way to go.”
Lake Shore Drive remained closed Wednesday afternoon, as city workers continued removing stranded vehicles from the roadway in an effort to reopen the road as soon as possible.