Emanuel's Plan To Fund Pensions: Amending The State ConstitutionChicago needs 276 million for police and fire pensions. And in 2022, another 310 million for municipal pensions.
Chicago Mayoral Candidates Jerry Joyce and John Kolzar Land First And Last Spots On BallotChicago mayoral candidate Jerry Joyce, an attorney from the South Side, won the lottery earning his name the top on the ballot among a crowded field of 21 candidates trying to earn on a spot in the race to succeed Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
City's Promise To Throw Out Thousands Of City Sticker Violations Still UnfulfilledThe City of Chicago says it’s working on developing software to prevent duplicate ticketing regarding city stickers.
City Of Chicago Dismissing 23,000 City Sticker Violations After CBS 2 InquiryThousands of citations issued for city sticker violations were not in compliance with Chicago’s municipal code, which prohibits more than two city sticker tickets from being issued the same day, according to a lawsuit.
Icy City Sidewalks Put Pedestrians In PerilCity ordinances are pretty clear. You have until 10:00 a.m. to clear an overnight storm and 10:00 p.m. to clear a dayside storm. And the path clear has to be about five feet wide.
Logan Square Business Owners Livid About Timing Of City's Construction ProjectNoisy construction cranes and bulldozers digging into concrete make for an unpleasant shopping experience in the Logan Square neighborhood, where the City of Chicago started a construction project on Wednesday to replace century-old sewer pipes.
Water Bill Drains Money From Englewood ResidentThe city department of water management would not confirm if the worker is a full or part-time employee.
Mayor Emanuel Announces Lawsuit Against Online E-Cigarette Retailers Selling To YouthThis is an initiative to combat the illegal marketing and sales of e-cigarette products to Chicago residents under the age of 21.
Predominantly Black Neighborhoods Feel The Pain Of Expensive City Parking TicketsAn Englewood driver who's been booted five times has racked up nearly $8,000 in parking ticket debt with the City of Chicago, and he says he can't pay the tab.
Chicago To Put $5 Million Into Developing Busy Bus LinesAmong the bus lines slated for the initial improvements is the No. 79 bus line, which tallied 7.8 million rides in 2017.
State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin Would Double Her Salary If Elected City TreasurerExtinguishing rumors of a mayoral run in the crowded field to replace Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers also announced this week his decision to retire from the $133,545 salaried office to which he had been appointed by soon-to-be-retired Emanuel.
Five Years Into Pilot Program, Chicago's Solo Diagonal Crosswalk Stands AloneIt's an uncommon sight on the streets of Chicago: A diagonal crosswalk at State and Jackson in the Chicago Loop takes pedestrians across both directions of traffic.