With Alleys Impassable And City Pickup Suspended, Chicagoans' Trash Is Piling Up After SnowstormNot only are some Chicagoans buried under a foot or more of snow, but they also are stuck with what is in some cases weeks’ worth of garbage.
'Guess What? Tomorrow Is Garbage Day': Chicagoans Want Alleyways Cleared Of Snow So Animals Don't Find Food"My tenants and I park in this lot. So if I don't shovel it out, if we get the 10 inches of snow they're predicting, we'll be trapped."
Bad Alley Has Gone Unpaved For Years; 'It Almost Looks Third Worldish'Winter’s harsh conditions can take a major toll on city streets, but the holes and cracks that form in alleys can take significant time to completely repair.
Kidnapping Of DePaul Student Reveals Significant Number Of Crimes In Chicago's AlleysChicago police data shows of the more than 9,500 robberies last year, 689 of them were in alleys.
Loop Alley Parties To Offer New Perspective Of DowntownThe Chicago Loop Alliance has planned a series of five “placemaking” events to get workers to stick around for parties in the alleys after business hours, and get people to think of the alleys in the Loop in a different way.
City Testing Smart Technology Against RatsCBS 2's Pamela Jones takes us dumpster-diving for a look at how it works.
Police Search For Robbers Striking On Northwest SidePolice are searching for suspects in a string of at least eight armed robberies on the city’s Northwest Side, from Logan Square all the way to Edgebrook.
City: 'We Do Not Plow Alleys'City officials said Friday that its snow plows were still “working as hard as they can” to clear the city’s side streets, but said that plows would not be sent to clear the city’s alleys.
Back Alley Backlash Against Joliet Garbage ProgramCity council members this week scratched their heads trying to come up with answers for residents who are losing alley pickup service and will have to start lugging the trash to the front curb next week.