Auto Traffic Down On Tollways Since Toll Hike

Passenger car travel on the Illinois Tollway decreased during the first week of the new year, since higher tolls went into effect Jan. 1.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Chicago Lakefront Bike Path at 31st Street Beach (Credit: CBS)

Project Would Create Hike-And-Bike Path From Millennium Park To Ind. Dunes

OK, outdoor lovers: Imagine riding your bike from Millennium Park all the way to the Indiana Dunes. It’s part of an ambitious new conservation initiative. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.



Some Support Toll Hike If It Puts People Back To Work

A few people say they will go along with higher tolls if it puts them back to work.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

(credit: Graue Mill/Facebook Page)

History Comes To Life At The Graue Mill

Since 1853, the Graue Mill in Oakbrook, Illinois, has been grinding out cornmeal, its traditional grist wheel spinning to the ebb and flow of the picturesque Salt Creek. Visit it with your family for a historical flash from the past.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Tuition Hike Coming At U Of I

Tuition at the University of Illinois is expected to go up for the next school year, despite a new policy to limit increases.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gas Tax Hike May Be Coming In Indiana

Gas prices have been skyrocketing across the country, but for some people in Indiana, they soon could be even higher thanks to a tax hike.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011

For Rent

Rents Expected To Go Up In Chicago

If you’re renting an apartment and you live in the Chicago area, you might need to tweak your budget to allow for another increase.

WBBM Newsradio–02/11/2011

Illinois House Floor

Clock Ticking On Tax Hike Proposal

The clock is ticking on Democrats’ tax hike in Springfield, and legislative leaders are now dialing back the proposal to win more votes before the deadline on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Humboldt Park Condo

Condo Owner Shocked Over 82 Percent Tax Bill Hike

Property taxes have been going up across the Chicago area. CBS 2’s Mike Parker talked to one condo owner whose tax bill nearly doubled.

CBS 2–11/17/2010