Pothole Causes Chicago Woman To Trip, Break Leg Over the years, Chicago's infamous potholes have broken bicycle rims, car tire rims, even car axles, but last week, a Lakeview pothole caused an unfortunate Chicago grandmother to break a leg.
Inspector General's Report Criticises City's Street Paving StrategyChicago spends way too much filling potholes and not nearly enough preventing them, according to a new audit by the inspector general.
City Says Reports Of Potholes Down From A Year Ago, Street Repaving AnnouncedThe city of Chicago is starting to get reports of potholes cropping up, but, very few, compared with this time last year, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Nearly Seven Years Later, Motorist Finally Gets Pothole Damage Check From CityBack in March, 2008, Adam Schulman was driving his new car over the snow-slicked roads on Chicago when--BAM--he ran over a pothole.
Alderman Takes Matters Into His Own Hands To Fill PotholesCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley the city's so slow to fill the potholes, 22nd Ward Alderman Rick Munoz is taking matters, and a shovel, into his own hands.
More Motorists File Claims Against City As Pothole Repairs Go Into OverdriveThis year, 5,045 motorists have tried to get money back to date. That's more than the previous four years combined. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Alderman, Drivers Want More Done To Fill City PotholesCBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports even the best efforts to avoid them are often never enough.
Chicago Nearing Record For Pothole RepairsThanks to a miserable winter that broke records for cold and snow, the city already has received more claims than ever for damage from potholes, and is on pace to fill the most potholes ever in one year.
Some Chicago Residents Not Swayed By Street Repaving PromisesCrews are planning to repave 345 miles of roads as part of a promise from City Hall to fix streets plagued by potholes.
City To Use $15M In Federal Grants To Resurface More StreetsMayor Rahm Emanuel said he wants to repair the damage done to city streets by this year’s brutal winter weather, and has announced plans to resurface an additional 13 miles of roads.
Alderman Asks: Who's Stealing Orange Cones Marking The Worst Potholes?Ald. Scott Waguespack wanted to warn motorists to be careful up ahead. Somebody had other ideas. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
City To Step Up Street Resurfacing This Year To Reduce PotholesDriving on some Chicago streets has been more like going through an obstacle course this winter.