Chicago IG Report: Thousands Of Backlogged Complaints On Chicago Buildings, PropertiesYou might remember a CBS 2 report on one of the most blighted blocks in the city at 71st and Champlain. In at least one case, the city did write code violations to an owner, but some of the problems persisted for months.
A Year Later, No Barricades At Boat Launch Where Two Men Died"It's been a whole year, 12 months, and it's still not blocked off. It could happen to anybody."
Caterer Applied For License To Use A Taxpayer Subsidized Kitchen But City Says She Needs To Prove 15-Year-Old Ticket Payment First"I have been approved for the Hatchery," she said. "But unfortunately the wonderful City of Chicago states that I owe them tickets from 2004 totaling almost $2,000."
In Chicago, Decades-Old Parking Tickets Offer Drivers Few Options, But To Pay UpA parking ticket is frustrating--especially when you're not positive you ever did anything wrong.
Smollett Seeks To Get City's Civil Case Against Him DroppedFormer “Empire” star Jussie Smollett is fighting the City of Chicago, in hopes of getting a civil case against him dropped.
Mayor Lightfoot Identifies Five Sites For Chicago CasinoAccording to the city, an "open and thorough community engagement process to solicit meaningful feedback on preferred areas" will take place. It will start first with an online survey, then a series of neighborhood town halls to get feedback.
Adults Can Take Divvy Bike Lessons This SummerRiding a bike is a skill you typically don't forget, but biking through Chicago's busy streets is another ballgame.
Last Of Cabrini Green Row Houses Slated To Come DownOnce a troubled corner of Chicago, the area that was once home to the Cabrini Green housing project has changed drastically over the years.
Emanuel On His Time As Mayor: 'We Got Our Game Back'"I am at fault for being impatient. I take it. I'm happy about that because sometimes a political system with a lot of fixed interests needs a little impatience in it."
Cinco De Mayo Festivities Canceled In Chicago's Little Village NeighborhoodThe annual Cinco De Mayo parade and other festivities in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood have been canceled for the second year in a row.
City Of Chicago Sued Over Vehicle Impound PolicyChicago's vehicle impound policies are being challenged in a class-action lawsuit contending the policies are unconstitutional.
Is Ford City Drive Chicago's Forgotten Road?Lined with potholes, uneven pavement and other unpleasantries, Chicago’s Ford City Drive is anything but smooth.
Construction At Addison Red Line Stop Wraps UpMonths of overnight construction has frustrated Wrigleyville neighbors who live near the Addison stop, as crews have been working to complete a $4 million railroad track improvement project at the Addison station.
City Of Chicago Workers Allegedly Used Medical Leave To Party In The Caribbean, Take 'Booze Cruise'City of Chicago employees used family medical leave to take multiple Caribbean cruises, where they allegedly drank alcohol on a "booze cruise," went clubbing and toured tropical islands--according to the Inspector General's first quarterly report of 2019.
IL State Representative Wants To Prohibit TV Companies From Receiving Tax Credits If They Employ Jussie SmollettA local state representative wants to make sure movie and TV productions don't get any breaks from employing Jussie Smollett in Illinois.