Mother Files Lawsuit After Son And Friends Accidentally Drive Into Calumet RiverDemetrius Hendricks and Christopher Henderson died after driving into the Calumet River on Nov. 4 of last year during heavy rainfall.
Airbnb Brought $8.2 Million In Taxes To Chicago Last YearThe City of Chicago collected $8.2 million in tax revenue from local Airbnb hosts in 2018.
Chicago Crews Prepare To Patch Up Persistent Pothole Problems"It certainly doesn't do the pavement good to have these 50 degree temperature swings."
Lincoln Yards Plan Approved By Chicago Plan Commission Despite Opposition From Some Community GroupsA toned-down but still ambitious Lincoln Yards development plan--sans a 20,000-seat soccer stadium and large music venues--has earned the approval of 2nd Ward Ald. Brian Hopkins, but the $6 billion sprawling North Side proposal has yet to win over a coalition of community members trying to delay the city from giving it the green light.
DeafBlind Chicagoan Says City Lacks Winter-Weather Resources, Residents Can HelpFor Garfield Ridge resident Bryen M Yunashko, snowy weather conditions mean he may not be able to leave his house.
Future Of River North Bar Bottled Blonde Still UncertainLoud music, scantily-clad partygoers and piles of vomit often fill the sidewalks on the 500 block of North Wells in Chicago's River North neighborhood on Friday and Saturday nights.
Chicago Unveils New 311 AppCity residents can take pictures of downed tree limbs and graffiti and send it to 311 and track progress on those requests.
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.