City Keeps Using Taxpayer Money To Fight CBS 2's FOIA Request On Racism, Harassment At Streets And San Yardfor more than a year, CBS 2 has been asking for basic information from the City of Chicago. The Illinois Attorney General even said the city should provide that information. Yet the city continues to refuse - using taxpayer resources to fight the request from CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas.
New Chicago Rule Effective Jan. 1 Requires Anyone Hiring A Domestic Worker To Provide A Written ContractUnder a new rule for the City of Chicago that takes effect Jan. 1, anyone who hires a domestic worker must provide them with a written contract in whatever language they choose.
Chicago Commemorates World AIDS Day With Garden Dedication"This garden is not only for reflection, but it is for education. And there is a community garden component to make sure the community is embedded in this three acre site."
Chicago's Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts WednesdayKeep an eye out for the signs. More than 100 miles of streets will be off limits from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. even if there's no snow.
Chicago Reaches Goal Of 77% First-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage A Month EarlyThe city of Chicago reached a milestone this week of getting 77 percent of all residents having at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Ex-Chicago Park District Lifeguard Files Lawsuit Citing Culture Of Sexual Abuse, Harassment; 'Sexual Harassment Saturdays' Was A Noted Activity"The mates and the captains were predominantly male while the junior lifeguards were heavily female."
City Announces $2.7 Million COVID-19 Small Business Support Program Engaging Nonprofits To Help Chicago Businesses That Have Been SufferingMayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced a new grant program this week to allow nonprofits to help small businesses that have been suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Chicago Grant Program Aims To Help Local BusinessesThe city also announced a $2 million outdoor dining grant program, which would award $5,000 grants to small restaurants and bars to expand outdoor dining.
Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting RulesThe Chicago Police Department late Monday was still tabulating how many officers have been stripped of their police powers because they did not report their COVID-19 vaccination status to the city.
Legally Parked, Ticketed Anyway: Chicagoans Hit With Bogus Street Cleaning FinesMarcus Jones sits on the front stoop of his Auburn Gresham home. On a city pole across from him, there is a bright yellow sign with a large letter "F". It's a warning to drivers - Friday is street cleaning day so don't park there or you will get a ticket. Marcus Jones would give the letter F to the City of Chicago for how it is posting these signs and issuing street cleaning tickets in his neighborhood.
Last Day For City Workers To Get Final Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine For MandateFriday is the last day for Chicago city workers to get their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Man Who Moved Away Still Getting Parking Tickets On Car He No Longer OwnsCBS 2 reached out to the city of Chicago to see if there's anything Adam Moore can do anything to prove he longer owns the car. A spokesperson said she'll look into it.
'I Get To Open Up My Doors': New Chicago Program Helps Businesses Move Into New Spaces"Any business owner that’s looking to go into business right now, or has passion to bring the community, go for it. The city really is being supportive."
City Of Chicago Workers Must Have COVID-19 Vaccine By Mid October, Lightfoot SaysAll city workers will be required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15, Mayor Lightfoot said Wednesday.
After Finding Out City's $33 Million Contract With ShotSpotter Was Quietly Renewed, Some Aldermen Want To Make Sure Nothing Like It Happens Again Without ReviewThe ShotSpotter system is supposed to help police track gunshots around the city, and our investigators spent months asking if the multimillion-dollar contract for the system would be renewed. Last week, we learned the contract with ShotSpotter already had been renewed – and almost no one knew it.