Streets

Mickey and Minnie Mouse ride a Magic Kingdom-themed parade float in the 2011 Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade. (Credit: CBS)

Street Closures, Parking Restrictions Planned Downtown For Lights Festival

“Hundreds of thousands” of spectators are expected downtown for the annual holiday lighting ceremony along Michigan Avenue on Saturday.

11/21/2014

Loop Street Overhaul

What’s The Deal With Chicago’s Ripped-Up Streets?

It’s all part of a strategy to accommodate the work force of tomorrow, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

09/05/2014

(CBS)

Gross! Meltdown Reveals Eyesores — And Worse — Along Streets, Sidewalks

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports on the leftovers are emerging along Chicago’s curbs as temperatures rise.

03/10/2014

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Official Says Downtown Chicago Won’t Be On ‘Lockdown’ For NATO/G8 Summits

The head of the host committee of the NATO/G8 Summits insists Chicago will be “open for business” as world leaders converge here this May.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

(CBS File Photo)

Police Department Shifting 92 More Officers To Streets

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are putting another 92 officers of the street – 53 of them are rookies, new graduates from the police academy.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2011

Chicago police officer standing on a corner (Credit: CBS)

150 More Police Officers Move From Desk To Streets

Expect to see more police officers on the streets in several neighborhoods across the city, as 150 officers leave their desk jobs and move to the streets.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Potholes

Pothole Repair Season Underway

The city’s pothole repair season is underway, and with 3,800 miles of streets to look after, crews are expected to be busy for the next couple of months.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011