The Cook County Board has approved imposing fines of up to $2,000 on gun owners who fail to inform police if a gun is stolen, lost, or transferred to someone else.
2 Investigator Pam Zekman tagged along with a city investigator to see how Chicagoans can get ripped off from tax preparers.
Property owners will be responsible for getting rid of bed bugs if an ordinance being proposed by thee Chicago alderman becomes law.
Chicago Ald. Ed Burke has proposed a citywide ban of energy drinks, citing potential health risks with the highly caffeinated beverages.
The mayor said, at the next City Council meeting on Jan. 17, he’ll introduce a new gun control ordinance, though he wouldn’t provide details.
An attorney for two local food truck owners said they plan to file a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, arguing a new food truck ordinance unfairly restricts where they may operate.
The City Council’s Rules and Ethics Committee has recommended approval of an expansion of the city’s Whistleblower Ordinance, to protect people and businesses who report government corruption.
Illegal rooming houses have become a hot topic in Evanston, as residents fight an ordinance that would eliminate the “illegal” aspect.
The Chicago City Council has given final approval to an ordinance protecting undocumented immigrants from being unfairly detained or deported.
Residents of a Mundelein are at odds over the birds and the bees – in the literal sense, that is.
The city has long prohibited mobile restaurateurs from preparing food in trucks, requiring fare to be made in commercial kitchens.
Anyone under the age of 18 will soon be banned from getting into tanning beds at Chicago tanning salons.
Cook County commissioners won’t be able to charge their bar tab to taxpayers as of June 1, under a local law approved Tuesday.
Now that his controversial construction financing plans have passed the City Council, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he does not mind if the aldermen make a couple more changes.
Significantly more Chicagoans are arming themselves with guns.
A fire this month that killed a woman in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise is drawing renewed attention to the question of the safety of such buildings.
Police also waited for the owners to return to their vehicles, to make sure the placards actually belonged to them.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to have a tight rein on protesters when Chicago hosts two major international summits next spring.
Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) has introduced his ordinance calling for a ban on plastic bags at large retailers in the city.
Cook County Commissioners shot down a proposal some members of the County Board say was a move toward transparency in the budget process.