Abandoned Cars

It Might Be Tiresome, But Scrape Off Your Car, Or Risk A TicketCity law allows police to ticket and even tow a car if it hasn't been moved in seven days.
Man Charged With Abandoning Stolen Cars For Metra Trains To SmashA 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.
Police: 2 Metra Train Collisions With Abandoned Cars Are RelatedInvestigators believe two recent collisions between Metra trains and cars left on the tracks at the same Des Plaines crossing are related.
Daley: 'We Still Have A Long Way To Go'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."
City Defends Lake Shore Drive Decision, Apologizes For ProblemsLake 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.