A West Side alderman has proposed an ordinance that would give some special attention to families whose children repeatedly violate the city’s curfew for young people.
A Cook County judge has dismissed charges against dozens of Occupy Chicago protesters who were arrested in Grant Park after a rally last October, ruling the curfew they were charged with violating is unconstitutional.
The Cook County Board is considering enacting new fines for a variety of offenses from public urination to illegal refrigerator dumping.
The Occupy Chicago protesters are trying to strike a deal with City Hall for a permanent place to gather, but haven’t gotten very far.
Chicago’s new, earlier curfew goes into effect Sunday, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reminding families about the move to keep children safe.
Chicago’s new curfew ordinance is now in effect, in an effort to protect the city’s kids and keep them safe.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says his department is more than ready to enforce the city’s expanded curfew law, despite a manpower shortage.
Parents, listen up: the Chicago City Council today passed a new curfew law that requires children to be off the streets earlier.
Do you know where your kids are? Chicago’s curfew law says anyone under 17 cannot be outside or in a public place after 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and after 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. But many residents complain that police don’t enforce that law.
Some aldermen are proposing moving up curfew for thousands of Chicago children.
Chicago Police officers were expected to be more visible next week, while public school students are on spring break.