State Offering New Identification Cards For The DisabledPeople with developmental disabilities can get wallet cards from the state of Illinois that might be useful if they find themselves in stressful situations with police.
Chrysler Partners With Service Dogs To Give The Disabled The Freedom To DriveChrysler is partnering with service dog organizations and tech companies to create vehicles service those with disabilities.
Disability Rights Groups Sues Uber Over Wheelchair AccessA Chicago disability rights group has sued the mobile ride-hailing service Uber for allegedly violating U.S. laws mandating wheelchair accessibility.
O'Hare Airport Gets Indoor Pet Potty ZoneIn particular, the addition will make it easier for travelers with disabilities who will no longer have to go back out through security for their service animals to use the existing outdoor pet facilities.
Is Lawyer Fighting For People With Disabilities, Or Just Generating Cash Settlements?One defendant offers an answer. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
12th Annual Disability Pride Parade Held DowntownA parade in downtown Chicago Saturday kicked off a week of events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
ACLU Obtains Court Orders To Maintain State Funding To Help People With DisabilitiesThe American Civil Liberties Union says it's gotten court orders keeping state budget money flowing to help many people with physical and psychological disabilities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Disabled Residents Demand More Support For Accessible HousingA small crowd of people, most with varying disabilities, chanted outside City Hall; calling for more affordable, accessible, integrated housing.
City Offers Free Medallion To Cabbie Who Wins Award For Service To DisabledThe City of Chicago is offering a major reward to cabdrivers who serve disabled passengers - a free medallion.
Suit: Let Disabled Athletes Go To StateThe Illinois High School Association girls state track and field meet will be held this weekend in Charleston, Ill., — and Fenwick’s Mary Kate Callahan won’t be taking part.
Disability Advocates Protest Budget CutsOrganizations that help the disabled in Illinois live independently are making a push to ward off budget cuts.
Jewel-Osco Settles Discrimination LawsuitThe parent company of Itasca-based Jewel-Osco has settled a federal discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled employees.

More From CBS Chicago

News Via Email
Podcast Network
Free Weather App!

Listen Live