CHICAGO (CBS) — Just one day after CBS 2 Investigators showed piles of garbage surrounding a South Side apartment building, the property owners decided to clean it up.
CBS 2 cameras found workers cleaning up the trash. Enough to fill at least six garbage cans. The space behind the building is clean. A total transformation.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Shower Chance By Daybreak
Trash troubles at the South Shore building got the attention of the CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker who reported on the problem.READ MORE: Postal Worker Tells CBS 2 Staffing Issues Due To Federal Leave, Prioritization Of Package Delivery Are In Part To Blame For Persistent Mail Problems
People living in a building said garbage lined the gangway and covered the back for months.
The property owners had received warnings from the city back in June but never took action until the CBS 2 investigation aired on Thursday.MORE NEWS: Shock And Outrage In Humboldt Park At Death Of Young Parents Yasmin Perez, Gyovanny Arzuaga In Shooting Called 'Execution-Style'