The City Council has passed an ordinance that will make the possession of small amounts of marijuana punishable only by a ticket in most cases.
A city commissioner is crediting CBS 2 for helping set up new screening methods to keep dangerous cab drivers off the road. Pam Zekman reports.
The city’s most influential alderman on Monday said he had serious concerns about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
The Chicago White Sox are offering fans special $5 tickets for the upcoming series vs. Toronto, the team announced Saturday morning.
A Chicago ticket broker says he’s taking a bath in Crosstown Classic tickets, both because of the because of NATO Summit and a lackluster season by both the Cubs and the White Sox.
A Police Board hearing into the alleged harassment of a man by two Chicago police officers has ended, and the officers will soon learn whether they will be fired.
An Elgin woman faces more charges for allegedly trying to cash an altered lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
It’s called Dark Lord, and it dominated on Saturday as Three Floyds Brewery released its once-a-year batch of imperial stout. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
If you’re planning a North side baseball outing with modern amenities in mind, or with a group to accommodate, the Wrigley rooftops are an ideal alternative. The rooftop experience is something like watching a game in a nice bar with an actual view of the game, cleaner restrooms, and (usually) shorter food/beer lines. Gather some friends and pick a date, or start nudging the boss to get the summer office party plans rolling. Anyway, there are 16 rooftops to choose from, so here’s the breakdown.
Do red-light cameras prevent accidents or just generate money for city governments? 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
A young musician from Lakeview who has lived in the city only a few months has already racked up an avalanche of tickets and he says he has the city is being unfair and has led him astray. The city says the man is “brazenly” disregarding Chicago’s parking regulations and deserves the tickets he’s received.
Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is kicking off the new year with 11 days of free admission in January for Illinois residents.
Evanston is the latest to go easier on people caught with small amounts of marijuana.
A key Cook County committee has endorsed County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s plan to raise alcohol taxes as part of next year’s budget plan.
If you’re driving in the city and plan to talk on your cell phone, you might want to think twice about whether to do it without a hands-free device.
A suburban man who has received a steady stream of Chicago parking tickets says he feels vindicated now that the Police Department is acknowledging they were bogus.
Aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for small amounts of marijuana, but they are in no hurry to pass it.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he has no problem with treating low-level drug cases differently, but he draws the line at decriminalizing marijuana.
The case of Simon Ohiri, who has one of the worst track records, underscores loopholes in city regulations that need to be closed to protect passengers and pedestrians.
The Cook County Board has voted to extend marijuana decriminalization into all areas of Cook County patrolled by Sheriff’s police.