Parents Raise Money To Overhaul Dangerous Chicago School PlaygroundFrom afar, it looks like your typical playground. But once you get close the problems are obvious. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Construction Of School Annex To Turn Lincoln Park Street Into PlaygroundResidents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.
Police Say No Foul Play Involved After Nails Found In Slides At Oak Lawn Playground Last MonthOak Lawn Police say there was no foul play involved in nails found protruding from slides on a playground last month.
Mayor Emanuel Cuts Ribbon On New Park In BurnsideMayor Emanuel helped cut the ribbon at Burnside Park on Sunday.
Rogers Park Playground To Be UpgradedMayor Rahm Emanuel was in Rogers Park on Friday, to celebrate the latest of his administration’s makeovers of neighborhood parks.
Parents Worried By Short Fence Separating Play Lot From Chicago RiverResidents of one of Chicago’s Northwest side neighborhood are demanding that the kids who use a park play lot be protected from possible drowning. They voiced their concerns to CBS 2’s Mike Parker who has this Original Report.
School Warns Parents Of Kidnapping Attempt On PlaygroundA man tried to abduct a 4th grader from the playground at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School at 3730 N Oakley Ave on Wednesday.
Mayor: Citywide Playground Revamp Could Stimulate Economic DevelopmentMayor Emanuel on Monday announced a program called “Chicago Plays” to rebuild 300 playgrounds from top to bottom over five years.
Shot Reportedly Fired On Aurora School Playground Aurora Police received a report of a gunshot fired on a playground at an Aurora elementary school Tuesday afternoon.
Guide To Family Fun In UptownIf you’re feeling like a taste of Asian culture, head to Uptown’s New Chinatown, Little Saigon, or simply the Argyle Street District, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Family Fun Guide: Edgewater Summer is the best time to visit Edgewater and experience what living by the lake really means. Check out this go-to family fun guide.
New Doggie Playground In The Works For City PoundA new playground is in the works for Chicago's dog pound.