The City Council has approved an ordinance that will crack down on abuse of disability placards by Chicago drivers.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to crack down on motorists who abuse disability placards, illegally parking in disabled spots or parking all day for free at metered locations.
A group of Chicago aldermen and a Cook County commissioner said Thursday that they want to lessen the penalty for people arrested with small amounts of marijuana.
“We can start shaping our city’s future or let it shape us,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said as he unveiled a budget that will close three police stations, double water rates, and raise several other fees.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is cracking down on city workers who haven’t paid their old parking tickets and other debts.
Imagine sending your kids to school every day not knowing if the air they’re breathing could harm them. That’s what parents of students at Perez Elementary School in Pilsen have been struggling with.
Two men are charged with mailing false zoning violation citations to Cicero residents, then collecting “fines” and keeping the money for themselves.
Some drivers are playing the system by displaying police uniforms or other material — suggesting they are members of law enforcement — to avoid parking regulations and fines at a Cook County courthouse. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Prior to his team’s Game 7 matchup with the Blackhawks, Canucks general manager Mike Gillis publicly complained about the officiating in the series, those were complaints that will cost Gillis some money.
Some businesses in far southwest suburban Channahon have to adjust their security alarms or face fines for false alarms.