Chicagoan Catches City Vehicle Blocking Fire HydrantA Chicago Fire Department spokesman says firefighters can lose precious seconds if a vehicle is keeping fire hoses from proper hookups. He calls it a safety hazard. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Parking Meter Convenience App Being Test-Driven In West LoopThe pilot program, which will last two to three weeks, is being conducted in an area bounded by Madison to Monroe and Halsted to Racine.
Attorney Hopes To Undo Parking Meter DealA little-discussed, under-the-radar lawsuit is making its way through the courts and could, if successful, declare the Chicago parking meter deal to be illegal. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Parking Pay Box Pops Up To Dismay Of BusinessesFree parking on a block-long stretch of Touhy is now history. Local store owner says the new pay parking is driving customers away.
Man Charged In Theft Of Parking Meter BoxesHe drops his crack pipe during arrest, cops say.
UPDATED: Several Parking Meter Pay Boxes StolenPolice are investigating a rash of recent thefts of the 200-pound pay-and-display parking meter boxes.