Fioretti, who is one of four challengers facing off against Mayor Rahm Emanuel next month, said he’s introducing an ordinance that would cancel the onerous fees and penalties for parking ticket scofflaws, if they pay up their original unpaid parking fines in full.
There’s not a lot of free parking in the city today, so imagine the reaction for some drivers who found a stretch of road without any “no parking” signs in sight.
Hundreds of drivers who thought they had paid for parking through an app on their smartphones have gotten tickets in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
It’s the newest thing: You get a notice of a parking ticket in the mail, along with so-called evidence that the violation occurred. But, viewers have complained to the CBS 2 Investigators that the photographic proof taken by city workers may prove nothing at all. Pam Zekman tells us what’s going on here.
A new analysis shows after years of steady declines, the city issued 2.5 million tickets in 2013, a six percent increase from 2012.
City law allows police to ticket and even tow a car if it hasn’t been moved in seven days.
Adding insult to injury from the recent storms, hundreds of parking tickets were slapped on cars near those much-hated Chicago parking meters.
An unemployed single mother reportedly has reached a settlement agreement with the city, after she was issued more than $105,000 worth of parking tickets.
A woman from the Lakeview neighborhood has about had it with the parking meter attendants who keep leaving $75 tickets on her legally parked scooter.
The city of Evanston is waiving late fees on overdue parking tickets for a limited time only. After that, city officials intend to get tough.
A woman who’s fighting City Hall over a whopping parking ticket bill, has lost a round in court.
An Illinois state senator wants to allow the city of Chicago to boot and sell cars belonging to people who owe the city money on a court judgment.
An unemployed, single mother says she’s trapped in a parking ticket nightmare so now, she’s suing.
The city of Chicago has been going after state employees who owe money for unpaid parking tickets by taking money out of their paychecks, but one such employee said when the city got what it was owed from her, the state kept docking her paycheck.
Drivers who have unpaid parking tickets in Chicago have to worry about more than just having their state income tax refunds seized to pay off their debts; the city is also taking money out of some seniors’ pension checks.
Chicago taxpayers are starting to get the bad news: no state income tax refund for you. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, thousands could see their refunds disappear, because of unpaid city fines.
The head of a conservative think tank calls the plan to intercept ticket scofflaws’ tax refunds a desperate money grab by the city.
City revenue collectors can now take your state income tax refund if you aren’t paying your parking tickets, now that the City Council has approved the plan.
The City of Chicago is targeting state tax returns to recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid parking and red-light camera tickets.
A young musician from Lakeview who has lived in the city only a few months has already racked up an avalanche of tickets and he says he has the city is being unfair and has led him astray. The city says the man is “brazenly” disregarding Chicago’s parking regulations and deserves the tickets he’s received.