Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering Explains Why She's Calling Out Social Distancing ViolatorsWe’ve heard a lot about what Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. JB Pritzker are doing to control the spread of coronavirus – but what about mayors in the suburbs?
Accordion Class Presses On In Virtual World Amid COVID-19 Stay-At-Home OrderPre-COVID-19, there was a group eager to learn the accordion – and while they aren’t in the same room now, the show must go on.
Gov. JB Pritzker Issues 'Stay At Home Order' For Illinois Starting Saturday, Amid COVID-19 PandemicAfter more than two weeks of asking Illinois residents to stay home as much as possible during the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. JB Pritzker is issuing a statewide "stay at home" order, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday through April 7.
Getting Hosed: The City's $61,000 Mistake Costs One Man The Sale Of His South Side Home“My lawyer called me and said, 'You owe $61,000,'” Hamza Alkamel said. “I was stunned. I’m like, what?”
Getting Hosed: City Charges Church $6,000 For Water Even Though It Shouldn't Receive A BillOver the last year, Chicagoans have reached out to CBS 2 Investigators for help with inexplicable water bills.
Getting Hosed: Vietnam Veteran Continues His Fight With The Department Of Water Management Over $10,700 Bill
Getting Hosed: Widow Charged Five Times What Her Neighbors Pay for WaterChicago’s water billing system has long baffled customers. Now, the city’s inexplicable method for calculating water bills has even stumped CBS 2 Investigators.
ADT Buying Home Security Company DEFENDERS Despite Continued Questions About How Company OperatesDEFENDERS was a home security company with such questionable practices that a CBS 2 investigation got the Better Business Bureau to pull its rating – while it investigated their procedures.
Getting Hosed: Woman Gets $8,000 Water Bill For Vacant And Unlivable Home Where Water Was Not Being UsedOne woman has a water bill of more than $8,000, even though she hasn’t used a drop.
Getting Hosed: Water Department Can't Calculate Simple Math Problem, So Man Gets Billed More Than $5,000The city’s Water Department has a long history of slapping people with wrong bills. This time, it’s because the agency was incapable of simple subtraction.
Getting Hosed: 2 Investigators Save Business Owners $33,000 On Bungled Water Bill, But That's Just One CaseIn her 2020 budget, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the new Utility Billing Relief Program for people with outstanding water bills. But it won't help some Chicago water customers who have gotten hosed.
'Don’t Worry About It, But You Can’t Be Doing That:' Air Traffic Control Audio Reveals Mistake At Midway, But The FAA Has No Record Of ItThere are policies and protocols in place to keep airfields safe. But an incursion at Midway calls that system into question, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials won’t give clear answers for why it wasn’t reported or recorded.
Sources: Police Supt. Eddie Johnson To Announce Date Within Week For Planned RetirementMultiple sources tell CBS 2’s Brad Edwards that Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will announce a date when he plans to retire within the week.
After Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He Stopped To Rest After Feeling FaintCPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson had pulled over and parked near his home near 34th and Aberdeen around 12:30 a.m., after feeling lightheaded.
Chicago Teachers' Strike Is 7th Of Past 40 YearsThe latest Chicago Public Schools is the city’s first teachers’ strike in seven years, and the seventh in the past 40.