Spotty Cell Signal Might Have Gotten Truck Driver Fired; 'I Wasn’t Texting And Driving'Ever sent a text message that didn’t go through right away because of spotty service? All the time, right? Glen Kraft learned that lesson the hard way.
Drivers Routinely Block Busy Loop Intersections, But Police Rarely Issue TicketsChicago Police said enforcing the rule prohibiting drivers from blocking intersections or crosswalks might cause further congestion in some cases.
Owing $60,000 In Student Loans, Nurse Turns To National Credit Protection For Debt Relief, But $699 Payment Gets Her NothingSome 43 million Americans have student debt; borrowers across the country owe $1.5 trillion on federal student loans. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory has a cautionary tale of what not to do to make that debt disappear.
Where Do Suspended CPS Employees Go While Under Investigation? Some Were Placed In School BuildingsSome suspended CPS employees are immediately sent home while the district investigates, but accused teachers – up until a few months ago – were sent to CPS network offices.
Old Irving Park Resident Fed Up With Years Of Crumbling Streets And Sidewalks; 'Nothing Has Been Done'Fed up with a disintegrating road and sidewalk and other decay in the Old Irving Park neighborhood, Dawn Collins reached out to CBS 2 for help after getting no answers from her alderman.
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.
An Inside Look At Chicago's Graffiti Blasters; 'This Is A Big Job'It’s an ugly problem all over Chicago, and it pops up like weeds. Despite a slashed budget, Chicago’s graffiti removal teams are tackling taggers one block at a time.
Friends Of The Parks To Clean Up Chicago Parks For Earth Week, But Some Are Too Dirty For VolunteersSpringtime can bring the best and worst of humanity out of hibernation; among the latter, people who litter.
Dryer Repair Nightmare Comes To An End, No Thanks To Select Home WarrantyA suburban woman’s struggle to get her broken dryer fixed has come to a close, but no thanks to the home warranty company she had enlisted for repairs.
Travel Expert Thinks Boeing 737 Max Jets Could Be Grounded Into Next Winter; 'Nobody Wants To Mess This One Up'Boeing’s troubled 737 Max fleet might not be back in the air for several months, as the aircraft manufacturer and regulators continue the careful process of making sure the jets are safe, according to one travel expert.
Two Shuttered Kankakee River State Park Campgrounds Costing State And Nearby Businesses RevenueState parks generate nearly $40 million in annual revenue for Illinois, but two of the most popular campgrounds at one park have been closed since 2015.
After Buying 'Dream House,' She Found Mold, Possible Asbestos; 'It's A House Of Horrors'From dream house to a house of horrors, a new homeowner in Schaumburg shares a cautionary tale before you sign on the dotted line.
Attorney Skye Allen Accused Of Trashing Another Apartment, And Failing To Pay RentA Chicago lawyer accused of defrauding landlords apparently is at it again, once more accused of trashing an apartment and skipping out on rent.
Hired By Widow, Contractor Craig Newman Abandons To-Do List After He Was Paid $8,000; 'I Want Him Stopped'An Elgin woman who tried to spruce up her house after she became a widow is stuck in limbo, and out thousands of dollars, after a contractor she hired abandoned a list of chores she hired them to do.
As Often As Once A Week, CTA Train Station Elevators Break Down; 'I Think They Do Try. It’s Just A Large, Old System'Some 750,000 people take CTA trains to get around Chicago every weekday, but just getting to the platform often can be a challenge for some riders.