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City To Begin Removing “Dibs” Markers On Friday

If you’ve got lawn chairs or hat racks marking “dibs” on your parking spot, you might want to move them by Friday or they’ll belong to the city.

02/11/2015

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Up To 3 Inches Of Snow Saturday; City Ready To Launch New Plow Tracker

With the first measurable snow of the season forecast for this weekend, City Hall has rolled out a new online tool to help Chicago residents keep track of the city’s fleet of snow plows.

11/14/2014

Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation crews (left) have begun competing with private contractors, including Waste Management workers (right), for the right to run the city's recycling program. (Credit: CBS)

Competition For City Recycling Program Begins

The competition has begun between city workers and private contractors for the right to run the city’s recycling program.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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Another Lawsuit Filed In Streets & San. Crash

Two pedestrians injured in a May crash when an allegedly intoxicated city Department of Streets & Sanitation worker cashed into a crowd of people in the Gold Coast filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the driver and the city.

06/01/2011

Mouse. (Photo Credit: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dollar Store Shut Down After Mouse Runs Past Inspectors

City inspectors watched a mouse run past them just before shutting down a dollar Pilsen store that had more than 350 mice droppings inside.

06/01/2011