City of Chicago
Chicago lost its legal battle to keep gun stores out of the city, and now it must pick up the tab for nearly $1 million in legal fees that the winners spent on the case.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to increase fines and penalties for graffiti vandals
There have been nearly 260,000 pothole repair requests made to the Chicago’s 311 hotline this winter season.
Mayor Emanuel’s loudest opponent isn’t a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union’s Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group TEAM Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor.
CBS 2 obtained a list of about 2,100 claims made by pothole victims from 2011 through 2013, which totaled about $1.2 million. Only about $217,000 was ever paid out, and half these filed claims are unresolved. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
Chicago public employees and retirees have been descending on Springfield on Wednesday for a rally to protest the state’s new pension reform law.
Taxi companies and drivers have sued the city of Chicago, claiming newly proposed regulations for competing ride-sharing companies don’t go far enough, and alleging the city has allowed an “unlawful taxi caste system” to emerge.
With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.
A Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.
The youth violence that has too often drawn a national spotlight on Chicago has taken a significant dip, a new analysis shows.
As city crews scramble to fill thousands of potholes every day, residents now can track when repairs have been made in their neighborhood.
Yes, 3-1-1 system director Audrey Mathis concedes, sometimes city snowplows make the job tougher by dumping snow at corners.
The city of Chicago puts surplus property up for auction. For some of the latest items, click here.
Amer Ahmad, 38, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and bribery for using his former Ohio government position to secure “lucrative state business” for a friend.
Franken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago’s, “Chicagoween Celebration,” Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.
CHICAGO (CBS) – For drivers who hate Chicago’s red light cameras, here is some welcome news: The city is pulling the plug on a few of them. The city says by the end of January, […]
A Chicago ordinance–designed to help renters in foreclosed apartment buildings–is now in force.
Standard & Poor’s cited Chicago’s $19.4 billion pension crisis, the city’s mountain of debt, and its historic “reluctance to adjust taxes” despite its sweeping home-rule powers and diverse economy.
Some questions being raised over a benefit provided to some people using the city’s popular new bike-rental program.
The city is reporting some good news for Chicago’s economy and the tourism industry