Department of Streets & Sanitation

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