Business owners on the block say the street lights have been out for three weeks. (Credit: George Stanton)

Street Lights Back On After Weeks-Long Outage On South Side Block

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports the street lights on Halsted between 127th and 128th had been out for the last three weeks before coming back on Tuesday evening.


A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

Activists Protest Red Light Cameras At Intersection Where Spikes Occurred

Activists on a campaign to get rid of red light and speed cameras in Chicago are out protesting today, buoyed by the Tribune’s analyses that found thousands of people may be due refunds for tickets they didn’t deserve.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Green Line Ashland/63rd Branch To Shut Down For Weekend Work

Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.


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Lincoln Park Crash Sends 3 To Hospitals

Three people were injured early Saturday in a crash involving a car and two taxicabs at a busy Lincoln Park intersection.


John L. Jackson

Man Gets DUI On Way To DUI Hearing

Just hours before he was scheduled to appear in court for a separate DUI-related offense, a motorist was arrested for driving while he was intoxicated early Tuesday on the South Side, police said.


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Top 5 Boystown Gay Bars

If you’ve only made it to the Halsted Street strip in Boystown for the Pride Parade and Market Days, you’re missing out. It’s one of the nation’s premier destinations for gay nightlife, and on any given night of the week, it’s one of the city’s most vibrant nightlife districts.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2010