Parking Lots

Image from an ultrasound test. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Judge: Mobile Pregnancy Testing Unit Can Stay In Elgin For Now

A federal judge has ruled that a pregnancy testing service can continue using two northwest suburban parking lots for its mobile ultrasound vehicle for at least the next six months, the Courier-News is reporting.

03/28/2013

Countless people crowded into Lake Michigan. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Lots At 3 Beaches Fill Up As Chicagoans Try To Beat Heat

With countless Chicagoans trying to beat the intense heat in the city by taking a dip in Lake Michigan, officials have closed the parking lots at three popular beaches, after they ran out of space.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Alderman Seeks To Scale Back Mayor’s Parking ‘Congestion Fee’

A North Side alderman wants to scale back Mayor Emanuel’s $2-a-day “congestion fee” for parking in the city’s garages and lots, so that it only applies during weekday business hours when congestion is an issue.

12/15/2011

Parking Garage

Congestion Parking Fee Won’t Just Sock Downtown Drivers

New concerns have erupted Wednesday morning over Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s planned congestion premium – the extra $2 tax at downtown parking lots and garages suggested as part of his budget plan.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Cook County Seal

Cook County Backs Off Plan To Charge Jurors To Park At Courthouses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has backed down from her proposal to require jurors and some law enforcement members to pay for parking in courthouse garages.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

(CBS File Photo)

Downtown Parking Garages Would Carry Higher Tax Under Emanuel Budget

Get ready to pay more to park your car in the city’s Central Business District. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for a new “congestion premium” at downtown parking lots and garages.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Handcuffs

Teens Charged With Thefts From Cars In Forest Preserves

Two teens have been charged with a string of burglaries in south suburban forest preserves.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

The state of Illinois is paying millions to repave private parking lots. (CBS)

State Paying For Parking Lots Most Taxpayers Will Never Use

At a time when the state of Illinois is crying poor, taxpayers are forking over millions to repave parking lots for local governments and private entities. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011