New Ordinance Could Protect Hotel Workers From Sexual Harassment, AssaultA Chicago City Council Committee has approved an ordinance to protect hotel workers from sexual harassment or sexual assault.
Chicago Cracking Down On Party BusesThe city of Chicago is cracking down on party bus operators who are not following the law.
New Ordinance Could Prohibit Private Drones From Flying Over Cook County PropertyA Cook County Board Committee has approved a measure prohibiting most private drones from flying over Cook County Jail and other County property.
New Proposed Ordinance To Put Noise Monitoring Equipment Along Lake Shore DriveAfter years of noise complaints by people who live along Lake Shore Drive, a new state law will allow the city of Chicago to put noise monitoring equipment along the Drive.
Party Bus Operators May File Lawsuit Against The City After Threat Of Shut Down From Ordinance ViolationsChicago’s crackdown on party busses is likely to result in a lawsuit, according to one operator.
Ordinance Would Cite Parents When Kids Have GunsThe big question: How would you enforce this?
Chicago Aldermen Concerned Party Bus Ordinance Does Not Restrict Licensed Guns On BoardChicago Aldermen approved a further crackdown on party buses, but further revisions may require state law changes.
Some Call Push To Bolster Drug Safety At Pharmacies 'Unrealistic'Pharmacist groups have told the Chicago City Council that a measure to resolve safety problems at some drug stores would do more harm.
Protesters Picket Brookins Fundraiser, Ask Him To Back OrdinanceSeveral dozen students, teachers and union members picketed Tuesday at a fundraiser for the chair of the City Council's Education Committee.
Lyons Approves Gun Ordinance To Stop Straw PurchasesThe ordinance comes about three months after anti-violence activists filed a civil rights lawsuit demanding three suburbs do more to stop guns from reaching the streets of Chicago.
Business Owner Fighting To Keep Decades-Old SignLeibundguth Moving and Storage has been operating in Downers Grove for more than 85 years, and for most of that time, has had a 40-by-10-foot hand-painted sign on the rear wall of the building.
Ordinance Would Ban City Uniforms From Being Made In SweathshopsAldermen and advocates have introduced an ordinance to ensure that uniforms for City of Chicago Employees are not produced in sweatshops, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Judge Rules Chicago Ban On Gun Sales UnconstitutionalU.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang said he would temporarily stay the effects of his ruling, meaning the ordinances can stand while the city decides whether to appeal.
Cook County Commissioners Approve New Gun Control MeasureThe Cook County Board has approved imposing fines of up to $2,000 on gun owners who fail to inform police if a gun is stolen, lost, or transferred to someone else.
2 Investigators: Tax Preparers May Be Ripping You Off2 Investigator Pam Zekman tagged along with a city investigator to see how Chicagoans can get ripped off from tax preparers.