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West Chicago Still Catching Up On Yearlong Backlog Of Water Bills

Many residents of West Chicago are still waiting on their city to send them a water bill. For many of them, it’s been as long as 15 months since they last had a water bill.

12/17/2014

A Chicago Animal Care & Control  van. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Denies Backlog Of Animal Neglect Complaints

Mayor Rahm Emanuel denied the city has a backlog of unchecked complaints to Chicago’s Animal Care and Control, despite hundreds of calls getting no response, some since as far back as August.

03/21/2014

A Chicago Animal Care & Control  van. (Credit: CBS)

Animal Control Clears Hundreds Of Cases After Media Inquiry Into Backlog

WBBM’s Steve Miller continues his series about Chicago Animal Care and Control. This is the fourth part.

03/20/2014

A Chicago Animal Care & Control  van. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left Unanswered

During some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January.

03/18/2014

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Illinois Gun Buyers Now Waiting More Than 60 Days For FOID Card

More than 70,000 FOID card applications have been received in March, putting it on track to be the record month so far for the program.

03/27/2013

CBS 2 obtained this photo of bagged bodies stacked at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which is over its storage capacity.

44 Bodies Have Lain In Morgue For At Least 10 Months

The Cook County Board President’s office says a staggering 44 bodies have been in the morgue cooler for 10 months or longer, awaiting burial.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Crime Lab

State Police Vow To Eliminate Rape Kit Backlog

The Illinois State Police Crime Lab is promising to examine each and every rape kit that has gone unexamined because police departments merely put them in storage.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

O'Hare Travelers

Backlog At O’Hare Frustrates Airline Passengers

Airlines are clearing away some of the backlog after the massive storm in the East Coast. But not quickly enough for some passengers. Many still are stuck at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

12/28/2010