Hours After Morning Insiders Expose Heaps Of Trash And Debris In South Side Alley, City Crews Clean Up Huge Mess“It feels real good to say I don’t live in a trash dump anymore,” Charity Parker said.
Neighbors At 115th And Wentworth Are Sick Of Heaps Of Trash And Debris In Alley, Say City Has Failed To Do Something About ItFrom piles of trash to an abandoned car and construction debris, neighbors near 115th Street and Wentworth Avenue say they are sick of junk being dumped in their alley – and they blame the city for not doing enough to fix it.
Chicago Not Enforcing Recycling Requirements For Businesses, Or Large Apartment And Condo Buildings, Watchdog Report FindsChicago has struggled for years to increase a miserable recycling rate, but a new report shows to make matters worse, city officials aren’t doing enough to enforce existing rules for large apartment and condo buildings or businesses.
OIG: In Cutting Weeds On City-Owned Property, Department Of Streets And Sanitation Is Not Living Up To Its Own GoalsAn audit released Thursday by the Chicago Office of Inspector General found that the city’s Department of Streets and Sanitation is failing to meet its own goals for cutting weeds in a timely fashion.
Plows, Salt Trucks Hit Roads As Snow Moves In During Winter StormThe worst of the snow associated with the weekend winter storm was coming Saturday night.
'Dibs' About To Be Done For The SeasonThe Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation said it will begin clearing "dibs" objects used by residents to hold parking spaces during the winter months starting Monday.
Chicago Announces 30th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling LocationsThe program will run from Saturday, Jan. 5 through Saturday, Jan. 19 at 25 locations across the city.
Happy Ending For Disabled Woman Who Lost Van In Towing IncidentA handicap-accessible van owned by a woman suffering from Multiple Sclerosis was destroyed recently in a towing incident, but tonight CBS 2's Dave Savini reports her happy ending.
Disabled Woman's $15,000 Van Wrongly Declared Abandoned, Sold For Scrap; 'It's Just Very Infuriating'"The city to do that, with no regards to who that vehicle belonged to, is sickening. It’s absolutely sickening," Lisandra Velez said.
2 Investigators: Chicago’s Garbage Problem; Thousands Waiting For Trash CartsSomething stinks in Chicago. Thousands of residents are waiting for garbage carts, some since late last year.
Snow Is Gone, So 'Dibs' Is Done; City To Clear Away MarkersLast week, city officials warned they would begin clearing away “dibs” markers beginning Monday.
Waukegan Declares Snow EmergencyThe Waukegan Police Department issued a snow emergency Sunday morning until further notice.
Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts FridayPeople parking illegally face a minimum $150 towing fee, a $60 ticket and a storage fee of up to $20 a day.
Mayor Emanuel Satisfied With City's Response To SnowfallMayor Emanuel said he wanted to thank the men and women of the Department of Streets and Sanitation for handling the snowfall and making sure more than 200 trucks were on the city streets.
City Searching For Ways To Protect Garbage Carts From Hungry RodentsMany of the city’s garbage carts have proven no match for hungry squirrels, raccoons, and rats in search of an easy meal.