Three Years After Buying Vacant Pullman Homes With Promise Of Quick Rehabs, Developer Hasn't Started WorkA plan to preserve and restore a historic block of homes in Pullman has turned into years of eyesores for neighbors.
Parents Whose Children Died Of Drug Overdoses Demand Dealers Be Prosecuted For Drug-Induced HomicideTheresa Almanza’s stepdaughter was among 2,600 people in Cook County who have died of drug overdoses since 2015.
Cook County Property Tax Bills: Where Does Your Money Go?Every year when Cook County property tax bills come out, property owners are shocked by increases they cannot understand.
Evanston Official Defends Change In Parking Fines; 'The City Does Not Look At Ticket Revenue As A Source Of Revenue'Evanston increased fines for street cleaning parking violations from $40 to $75, but eliminated a $200 towing charge that went to towing companies. Drivers now pay less for violations, but all the money goes to the city.
Evanston Resident Wants Larger Print On Street Cleaning Signs; 'It's Impossible To Read At Any Distance'Armed with a tape measure, an Evanston resident is working to prove his point about street signs being too small to read, and with the help of CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker he is finally getting the attention of city leaders.
Homeowner Can't Get Flooding Issue In His Alley Fixed; 'You Can Go Fishing Out Here In The Puddle Of Water'Why does a large puddle linger behind David Johnson’s garage in an otherwise dry alley? He’s been asking his alderman the same question for years.
Spurred By CBS 2 Investigation, Lawmakers Move Forward In Pushing For Ethylene Oxide Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."
CTA Veteran Says He Was Forced To Retire After Blowing The Whistle On Pension Spiking; 'I Feared Further Retaliation'Gino Gerbasi spent 30 years at the CTA as an emergency services worker. He said he retired not because he wanted to, but because of retaliation after he blew the whistle on management.
UPS Delivers Prized Sports Card Collection To Wrong Address; Refuses To Pay Up Until CBS 2 Investigators Get InvolvedUPS offered to pay only $100 for a sports card collection, until CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker stepped in.
Officers Damage Woman's Car While Making Arrest, But City Doesn't Have To Pay For RepairsCity officials said it’s rare they will pay a claim when a police officer causes damage.
Disabled Woman To Sue City For Wrongly Towing Van As AbandonedTowing without telling; the city of Chicago is accused of hauling away thousands of cars without properly warning the owners. Now victims are taking the city to court.
Honda Owner Dubbed 'NOTWELCOME' After Trying To Get Known Defect On CR-V RepairedA Joliet man trying to get a known defect on new SUV fixed received a rude message from his Honda dealer. Honda of Joliet wrote “NOTWELCOME” as Mark Baranski’s middle name on the service invoice.
Fighting A Chicago Parking Ticket Might Be Easier Than You Think; Here Are Some Tips To WinMany drivers in Chicago choose not to fight their parking tickets, but for those who do, most of them win.
'He Cleaned Me Out': Contractor Walks Off $26,000 Job; Takes Homeowner's Supplies With HimFannie Fowler hired Keith Fields, owner of BWF Construction, to remodel her home in the Burnside neighborhood.
Watchdog Expects Electric Rate Ripoffs Ahead Of New Consumer Protection LawsGet ready for a summer of ripoffs. In the last four years, Illinois residents have overpaid more than $600 million for electricity, and it’s about to get worse.