It’s hard enough navigating snow-clogged streets and sidewalks when you don’t have a disability. When you have one, it can be very difficult to get around, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
CTA is turning up the heat a bit on riders who hog priority seating space with strollers when seniors or riders with disabilities are on board.
Department spokesman Adam Collins said the policy for those officers wounded or injured while on active duty military assignments will be the same as those wounded or injured in the line of duty.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley went to find out if drivers are living up to the law.
Until today, students playing adaptive sports outside of school had to abide by a different set of rules in school. Governor Quinn has changed that, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
A woman who drives her husband to dialysis treatments received a ticket when she walked back to her car alone. But she did nothing wrong, advocates for the disabled say. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Benches and birdhouses are some of the products they make at the New Lenox Wood Works, but what’s most important is the joy the place brings to the people who work there.
Officials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.
Chicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.
Abuse of disability benefits by Chicago Police officers hit the headlines over the weekend, and now, a published report says the firefighters have run up a big tab for the city too.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is demanding reforms in the city’s police disability rules, after some apparently major abuses have been uncovered.
Students in the Matteson School District are learning what it’s like to be in a wheelchair.
Able-bodied drivers are parking illegally in handicapped spaces at one Chicago retail site. Yet a family with a disabled daughter had their car towed, even though the vehicle had a legitimate placard in the windshield.
A disabled Northwestern University medical student has filed a federal lawsuit against the condo board of her Streeterville building – accusing the board of violating her rights under the Fair Housing Act.
Thousands of soldiers are sexually assaulted every year by fellow soldiers. Now one of them is speaking out about how the Veterans Administration failed him. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.