Emanuel Floats Water Tax Hike To Fund PensionsTo help save the city's underfunded pension plans, Mayor Emanuel is proposing a water tax on city residents.
In Tweet From Space, Chicago Lights Up The NightThe "grid" is unmistakable, the landmarks, and even newer, modern LED street lights all vividly captured ... from space.
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Opinion: Decades Of Complaints Against Chicago Cops Are On The Verge Of Being DestroyedThe city and the police union are duking it out in court over decades of police complaint data...
Budget Watchdog: City's Junk Bond Status Could Cost Up To $300 MillionRalph Martire, director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, said the latest downgrade to junk bond status will cost the city an additional $200 million to $300 million, on top of its existing budget deficit and employee pension fund shortfalls.
Deadline Looms For Youth Summer Jobs ProgramChicagoans from 14 to 24 have until Friday to apply for the One Summer Chicago program. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In BucktownA wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.
Suburbs Enlist Experts To Look Into Reducing O'Hare NoiseA kinder, gentler Suburban O'Hare Commission Wednesday unveiled the team of experts it has hired to find ways to reduce airport jet noise -- a group that makes it clear they want to work with the city, not against it.
City Hall Bills Cabbie $10,000 After Lawsuit DismissedA Chicago cab driver who sued the city in an effort to get cabbies classified as government employees has been slapped with a $10,000 bill for the city’s legal costs.
Voters Beware: Don’t Rely On City Website To Find Your New WardAt the beginning of 2012, the City Council approved a new ward map. Sadly, the city's website hasn't gotten the memo yet.
You Can Still Register To Vote In Case You Want To, You Know, Exercise That RightIt's offensive to me when someone isn't registered to vote. You're not only choosing to leave yourself out of the democratic process, but risking the future of 2.7 million Chicagoans. That includes me. So stop it.
Days After Blizzard, Absentee Owners Still Neglecting SidewalksSome Bronzeville residents complain that the city hasn't cracked down on absentee owners. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.