Driver On Cell Phone

City Raking In Millions From Drivers Talking On Cell Phones

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.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Parking Ticket

Report: Officers Set To Be Fired For Bogus Tickets

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.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Alderman Introduce Proposed Change In Marijuana Penalties

Aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for small amounts of marijuana, but they are in no hurry to pass it.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy (Photo courtesy Steve Miller, WBBM)

McCarthy Open To Changes In Marijuana Policy, But Not Decriminalization

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he has no problem with treating low-level drug cases differently, but he draws the line at decriminalizing marijuana.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Simon Ohiri racked up more than 100 tickets and is still driving a cab. (CBS)

2 Investigators: 1 Cabbie, 116 Tickets

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.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Cook County Expands Law To Issue Tickets For Small-Time Pot Busts

The Cook County Board has voted to extend marijuana decriminalization into all areas of Cook County patrolled by Sheriff’s police.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Click It Or Ticket? Police May Just Give You Warning

Two months after Illinois began requiring that all passengers wear seat belts, the head of the state police is giving troopers some wiggle room in enforcement.


credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Will No Longer Accept Laminated Cards

If you hold a Metra monthly pass, and you have been laminating the ticket so that it won’t get torn up — stop.

WBBM Newsradio–08/27/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

McCarthy: Tickets For Pot Possession Possible

Those possessing small amounts of marijuana in Chicago may face citations or tickets instead of the county jail, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Saturday.


Chicago's vehicle sticker. (CBS)

Last Day To Buy City Sticker, Avoid Ticket

This is your last chance to buy a Chicago city sticker if you want to avoid a ticket.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Traffic Stop

Study: Illinois Minority Drivers Ticketed, Searched More Often Than Whites

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — The long-held belief by some that “driving while black” will make you more likely to get a ticket appears to have some truth to it, at least in Illinois. As WBBM […]

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Temporary seats at Super Bowl XLV

NFL, Cowboys Want Super Bowl Ticket Suit Dismissed

The NFL and the Dallas Cowboys have asked a judge to dismiss the class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Super Bowl ticket holders who were denied their seats at February’s game.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2011

Bears playoff tickets (CBS)

City Wants StubHub To Collect Amusement Tax

A popular online ticket marketplace is under fire from the City of Chicago, which says it should be collecting amusement tax.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

Chris Bosh and Derrick Rose

Bulls-Heat Playoff Tickets Already Fetching A Premium

Tickets went on sale this morning for the Bulls playoff series with the Miami Heat, but seats on the secondary market were already selling for a premium.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Chicago Bulls

Bulls Second-Round Playoff Tickets On Sale

We still don’t know their opponent, but the Bulls already are selling tickets for the second round of the NBA playoffs.

WBBM Newsradio–04/28/2011

Lollapalooza 2011. (Credit: Lollapalooza Chicago)

Great Deal On Lollapalooza Tickets

It’s not too early to make plans for this summer’s Lollapalooza concert in Chicago.


Mega Millions

Chicagoans Line Up For Mega Millions Tickets

The Mega Millions lottery is living up to its name, with the jackpot at an estimated $312 million.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011

Derrick Rose

Bulls’ Playoff Tickets Going On Sale Friday

On Friday morning at 11AM (CST) the Chicago Bulls playoff tickets for the first two rounds will go on sale.


Super Bowl XLV

Wisch: A First-Hand Account Of The Super Bowl Ticket Debacle

Mike Schlaak and his also had tickets to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas. “And it was the most ridiculous experience of my life,” Schlaak said.


Paul Konerko

Single Game White Sox Tickets On Sale Feb. 11

There are plenty of reasons to want to see the Chicago White Sox in person during the 2011 season. The addition of slugger Adam Dunn to go along with Paul Konerko and Alex Rios should make for a powerful offense.

670 The Score–02/01/2011