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Firefighters work to clean up an acid spill from a tanker truck near 35th and Wentworth, just down the street from U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Hundreds Of Gallons Of Acid Leaked From Truck Near U.S. Cellular Field

Fire Department crews were sent to 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue around 12:30 p.m., after a tanker truck carrying 3,500 gallons of muriatic acid began leaking its contents.

08/06/2014

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

City Warns Of Street Closures For Lollapalooza

Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

08/01/2014

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Parking Meter Firm Threatens Mediation Over Bill Sent To City

Chicago and the company running the city’s parking meters are at odds over a $14.2 million bill.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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City Likely To Get Big NATO Bill From Parking Meter Company

It’s unclear who will pay it but, after the NATO summit ends, there likely will be a hefty bill from the private company that operates Chicago’s parking meters, for lost revenue from street closures and parking bans.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Bans Now In Effect For NATO Summit

Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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Should You Leave Town During NATO Summit? Depends Who You Ask

With less than a month until the NATO summit in Chicago, the alderman whose ward will be most affected by security efforts was urging people to leave town during the summit, but the city’s top cop was downplaying potential disruptions.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Expect Street Closures, Bus Reroutes For Shamrock Shuffle Runners

As an estimated 30,000 runners race around the Loop Sunday morning in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, expect some street closures and CTA bus reroutes.

04/09/2011