Portage Park Woman Says Her Block Has Been Left In The Dark, After Streetlights Were Taken Out For Water Main Work And Never ReplacedThe City of Chicago is spending $160 million replacing hundreds of thousands of streetlights from low-efficiency bulbs to LEDs – and that doesn’t sit well with a Portage Park woman who has been trying to get her old streetlights back up and running for months.
Speed Camera Ticketing Change: Is It About Safety Or Money?New numbers show how many tickets speed cameras are now churning out. Meanwhile, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered the deadly crash numbers used for justifying the new rule are not what they appear.
City To Install Or Upgrade 100 Miles Of Bike Lanes Over Next Two YearsThe expansion of Chicago's bike lanes comes with a price tag of $17 million.
What Is Chicago Doing About Residents' Complaints About Crumbling And Filthy Viaducts?In a series of CBS2 stories in the past couple of months, viewers have grumbled to us about nasty pigeon poop, concerning cracks, and peeling paint.
More Than 40,000 Drivers Got Speed Camera Tickets At Chicago Locations Where Signs Had Mistakes About Enforcement TimesIf you see the light flash on a speed camera in Chicago, you know you’ve been busted – but it turns out more drivers in Chicago than initially realized are on the hook for tickets they should not have received.
City Vows To Get Rid Of Dangerous Light Poles After CBS 2 Investigators Have Spent Years Documenting Them As They Fall Down, But Just When Will This Happen?The CBS 2 Investigators have spent years digging into faulty light poles that get rusted out and end up falling over. Now, the city has promised a fix.
Chicago Department Of Transportation Replacing Hundreds More Street Light PolesMore neighborhoods will have better lighting at night as the Chicago Department of Transportation works to install new streetlight poles on nearly 280 blocks across the city.
'I Hope The City Does The Right Thing And Refunds Those Tickets:' CBS 2 Investigators Discover Speed Camera Sign Mistakes, And Get ResultsIf you recently got a speeding ticket in Chicago, you might not deserve it. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a big problem that may mean the city owes thousands of drivers a whole lot of money.
Lake Shore Drive Bridge To Close For Maintenance For 7 Hours Beginning At 10 p.m. ThursdayThe Lake Shore Drive Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed for seven hours beginning Thursday night for maintenance.
Chicago Speed Cameras To Start Issuing $35 Tickets To Drivers Going 6 MPH Over The Limit On MondayThe grace period is over for Chicago drivers. Starting on Monday, if one of the city’s speed cameras catches you going 6 mph to 9 mph over the limit, get ready for a $35 ticket.
Despite Fewer Crashes Citywide, Oak Street S-Curve On Lake Shore Drive Remains Dangerous As EverFrom Jan. 1 to Nov. 29, there have been 199 crashes at the Oak Street S-curve on Lake Shore Drive. One person has died, and 32 people have been injured.
Lake Street Bridge Closing For Maintenance This WeekendThe Lake Street Bridge over the Chicago River’s South Branch will be closed this weekend for maintenance.
AT&T Working To Replace Dangerous, Leaning Power Pole After City Said It Would Be SecuredA power pole has tipped at a dangerous angle over a street in the Golden Gate neighborhood on the Far South Side, and neighbors said they received the runaround from the city after calling to get it fixed.
Loomis Street Bridge Over Chicago River's South Branch To Be Closed Tuesday For Bike Lane ProjectThe Loomis Street Bridge over the Chicago River’s South Branch will be closed for a day starting Tuesday morning as a new concrete bike lane sets.
Construction Begins On Protected Bike Lanes Along Milwaukee Avenue In Logan SquareThe Chicago Department of Transportation and Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) announced Monday that construction is beginning on new protected bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue in the Logan Square area.