Chicago Wants To Stop Bad Contractors From Starting Other Building Projects City officials are proposing an ordinance that might have prevented last year’s line-of-duty death of a firefighter. WBBM's Bernie Tafoya reports.
Exhibit Shines Light On Plight Of Migratory BirdsAn exhibit aimed at bringing public awareness to the number of migrating birds that fall prey to skyscrapers and other buildings has opened at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still VisitIf you're tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it's hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.
High-Rise Owners, Residents Fight Proposed State Rule For SprinklersResidents and owners of older high rises in Chicago were racing against the clock to fight a proposed state mandate that they say would force many residents to move.
Chicago Building Owners May Be Keeping Scaffolding Up Longer Than NecessarySometimes it’s cheaper to leave the scaffolding up, one professional says. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
As Gang-Fighting Tool, City Tears Down 200th Vacant BuildingA program designed to ensure gang-bangers have no place to hide, reached a milestone on Monday.
Alderman Wants Crackdown On Building-Mounted Satellite DishesAld. Ray Suarez (31st) thinks home satellite dishes are an eyesore on Chicago’s skyline, and wants to make city property owners move them away from the fronts of buildings.
Ordinance Would Restrict Building Heights In Midway Flight PathsAnyone trying to build a tall building near Midway Airport will be subject to some restrictions if a new proposed city ordinance passes.
City Warns Pedestrians To Watch For Falling IceToday's relatively warm temperatures, following last weekend's snow, increases the possibility for ice to fall from tall buildings on to the street or sidewalk below.