If you’ve got lawn chairs or hat racks marking “dibs” on your parking spot, you might want to move them by Friday or they’ll belong to the city.
Some Bronzeville residents complain that the city hasn’t cracked down on absentee owners. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
After a quick blast of Arctic air on Thursday, a milder weekend is in store for Chicago this weekend, but don’t expect all that snow to go anywhere anytime soon.
With snow piled high on many parkways in the city, the Chicago Fire Department has asked residents to give firefighters a helping hand, by digging out hydrants on their blocks.
Each step Theresa Walker takes to deliver mail carries danger. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
CBS 2’s Ed Curran takes us on a very deep underground visit beneath Lake Erie.
It’s hard enough navigating snow-clogged streets and sidewalks when you don’t have a disability. When you have one, it can be very difficult to get around, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Today at CBS Chicago, we are launching a “Dibs of the Day” feature.
For the second day in a row, the city has deployed 650 pieces of snow removal equipment as crews continue clearing side streets in the wake of the 8th snowiest week on record, including a blizzard that blanketed the city in more than 19 inches of snow.
Not only was this weekend’s blizzard the 5th largest snowstorm in the city’s history, it also made the past week the 8th snowiest week on record for Chicago.
It’s been three days now since the big blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on Chicago.
Evanston is getting tough with property owners who still haven’t shoveled the snow from Sunday’s blizzard, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
At Swallow Cliff Woods in Palos Park – which is best known for the 125-step stair climb and the toboggan run that has been closed for more than a decade – Vincent Juarez stood on the back of a sled, pulled by his three dogs.
As if more than a foot-and-a-half of snow over the weekend wasn’t enough, more snow was on the way for the south suburbs, parts of the South Side, and northwestern Indiana from Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday morning, the city deployed 650 pieces of equipment to remove snow from side streets – including 315 snow plows, and 335 pieces of heavy construction equipment – to help haul away the piles of snow created by plows. In addition, the city has dispatched approximately 300 laborers to help shovel snow.
Another round of snow is keeping the plows in the Chicago area busy.
This weekend really tested the Postal Service creed, but Chicago district spokesman Mark Reynolds said letter carriers can handle the snow (and rain, rain and heat and gloom of night).
As of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.
Three men, all in their early 60s, were shoveling snow at their respective homes when they collapsed, according to the DuPage County coroner’s office.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports just because you dug yourself out and made it to work today doesn’t mean you’ve survived the blizzard unscathed.