If you plan to drive to your Black Friday adventure, make sure you park in the correct place, because if you snag a disabled parking spot to avoid the hassle of hunting for a spot, it could take a big bite out of your holiday shopping budget.
Shopping mall parking spaces migt be at a premium on Black Friday, but you should not be tempted to wrongly pull your car into one marked for handicapped drivers.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman went along recently as city investigators made surprise inspections of valet operations at restaurants and other venues.
A recent sting operation that targeted 31 immigration service providers found that all but one of them were in violation of the law.
After a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
Rowdy drunks would pay through the nose if they try again to take over a South Side Irish Parade that made a family-oriented comeback last year, thanks to a crackdown approved Wednesday that could lead to a rash of arrests at the Pride Parade.
Inebriated “idiots” once accused of “hijacking” the South Side Irish Parade would pay a heavy price if they dare to do it again, under a crackdown advanced Thursday by a City Council committee.
Don’t be shocked to find more police cruisers watching you this Super Bowl Sunday. Illinois State Police will be stepping-up patrols on the roads, all a part of a statewide focus on D.U.I. enforcement.
The city’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.
The city has been faced with another bloody weekend, as at least nine people have died from gun violence and more than two dozen others have been hurt in Chicago since Friday afternoon.
The drought has Indiana State Police looking more closely at what’s coming out of cars.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy defended their anti-violence strategies on Monday, in the wake of another weekend that saw at least 20 people shot, and criticism from some aldermen who have seen spikes in homicides in their wards.
From now on, Cook County commissioners will have to buy liquor out of their own pockets and submit other expenses to the ethics board for reimbursement.
Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) wants to crack down on Wrigleyville residents who sell their neighborhood parking permits.
Officials have long turned a blind eye to the crowds in their birthday suits at a Wisconsin River beach, but they’ve been drawing the line lately at public sex.
West suburban police are complaining about what they call the toothpaste effect – gang members being squeezed out of Chicago and into their communities.
Chicago Police officers fanned out in the Loop Tuesday morning, targeting people misusing disabled parking placards.
Police also waited for the owners to return to their vehicles, to make sure the placards actually belonged to them.
The City Council has approved an ordinance that will crack down on abuse of disability placards by Chicago drivers.
Some Metra crews are taking aggressive new steps to make sure everyone pays their fares.