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Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Congressman Foster Holding Lottery For Tickets To Pope’s Visit To Capitol Hill

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster says he is deluged with requests for tickets to see Pope Francis when the pontiff addresses Congress next month.

08/20/2015

Parking Ticket

2 Investigators: Cash-Strapped City Reaching Back To Decades-Old Parking Tickets

Just how desperate is Chicago for money? CBS 2’s Dave Savini shows one technique the city is using.

08/03/2015

Kool & the Gang! (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Guide To The K-HITS ‘Summer In The City’ Concert On The Beach With The Beach Boys And Kool & The Gang

On Friday, June 26th, The Beach Boys and Kool & The Gang will be in Chicago for a unique concert experience at Chicago’s Montrose Beach.

06/23/2015

Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performs for fans on day 1 of the 2013 Splendour In The Grass Festival on July 26, 2013 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

After Weather Delay, Show To Go On For Mumford & Sons

Two days later than originally planned, British rockers Mumford & Sons were ready to perform at Montrose Beach on Friday, and some tickets are now available to their previously sold-out show.

06/19/2015

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane carries the Stanley Cup to the pitchers mound before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians on June 16,  2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Rally Tickets Sell Out Fast

Free tickets to the Blackhawks rally at Soldier Field were gobbled up in short order Wednesday afternoon, leaving lots of disappointed fans out in the cold.

06/17/2015

Chicago's Jonathan Toews skates by Anaheim's Tomas Fleischmann. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Final Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

A limited number of tickets for the Stanley Cup Finals at the United Center will go on sale on Tuesday.

06/01/2015

Truckers say the signs are confusing, ensnaring unsuspecting drivers.(Credit: Mid-West Truckers Association)

Truckers Accuse Will County Of Using Confusing Signage To Entrap Them

“A money-making extortion scheme” is what the Mid-West Truckers Association says is going on in Will County – with unsuspecting truck drivers targeted and ticketed for tens of thousands of dollars, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

04/29/2015

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Cops Warn Of Blackhawks And Bulls Ticket Scams

Police said scam artists have been getting people to send them money in exchange for nothing, by selling tickets for ridiculously low prices on Craigslist and Backpage, and telling buyers to go to CVS stores to wire them money using Western Union and MoneyGram, but once the scammers get the money, the victims get nothing.

12/30/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is pursued by Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bears Fans: Relatively ‘Cheap’ Seats Available For Home Games

While many Bears fans have written off the team this season, diehards who want to see a game live can pick up some seats for a relatively good price.

11/14/2014

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks Adds More Dates in Chicago

Brooks keeps adding new concert dates in Chicago, where he’s kicking off his world tour. Tickets went on sale today.

07/25/2014

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

City’s Red Light Camera Revenue Continues To Drop

Figures obtained by The Expired Meter website showed the number of red light camera tickets issued in 2013 dropped 5 percent compared to 2012, and were down 20 percent over the last five years.

03/25/2014

Visitors line up for food tickets on the final day of the annual Taste of Chicago on July 15, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen Back Higher Food Ticket Prices For Taste Of Chicago

The festivities at Taste of Chicago could get a bit more expensive this summer.

03/04/2014

George Huff (Chicago Police Dept.)

South Side Man Accused Of Selling Fake Bears, Blackhawks Tickets

A South Side man who police say sold Bears or Blackhawks tickets on the streets on multiple occasions was arrested Friday—not for scalping, but because the tickets were fakes.

09/06/2013

Texting While Driving

Officer: Results Of Texting While Driving Detail ‘Very Alarming’

Illinois State Police recently set out to determine whether texting while driving is as big a problem as they thought, and one officer said he was pretty surprised by what they found.

08/30/2013

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Guide To Taylor Swift At Soldier Field

The biggest concert of the summer is almost here! Taylor Swift’s Red Tour is coming to Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 10th along with Ed Sheeran, Casey James and Austin Mahone.

08/08/2013

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Guide To Jason Aldean At Wrigley Field

Chicago’s Wrigley Field is going to be a major hotspot this weekend with Jason Aldean’s “Night Train Tour” rolling in on Saturday, July 20th with Kelly Clarkson, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett. US99.5 wants you to be ready for the show and have a ton of fun with them, so they wrote you this handy guide!

07/19/2013

The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the fans in 2013.  (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

It Pays To Be A Blackhawks Fan This Weekend

There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.

06/27/2013

2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One

Want To Go If Stanley Cup Reaches Game 7? Got $300K?

What would a ticket to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final be worth? You might need to remortgage your house if you want to get in to see the Blackhawks play the Bruins at the United Center, should the series go that far.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2013

Jonathan Toews and Johan Franzen. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Last Minute Tickets For Blackhawks-Red Wings Game 7 A Hot Item

If you wanted to go to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the Blackhawks and the Red Wings, you had to get ready to shell out plenty of money, or gamble that there will be some tickets left for a bit less at the 11th hour.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

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

Lollapalooza Single-Day Passes Sell Out

Single-day tickets for Lollapalooza sold out in less than two hours on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2013

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