Property Owners Face A Slippery Problem With Their Icy SidewalksCBS 2 reached out to the majority owner of the property and have yet to hear back. But the Midway Business Center is hardly alone in openly ignoring a law requiring property owners to clear snow from sidewalks.
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.
Homeowners In Unincorporated Roselle Told To Pay Thousands For Sidewalks That May Never ExistSome neighbors in the northwest suburbs say town officials are walking all over them to lay down new sidewalks. They are also being threatened to pay up, even though there are no plans yet to build them.
Pavement Ants Emerge In The Midst Of SpringPavement ants are beginning to emerge, another sign that spring has sprung.
Blizzard Long Gone, But Snow And Ice Remain On SidewalksSidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Days After Blizzard, Absentee Owners Still Neglecting SidewalksSome Bronzeville residents complain that the city hasn't cracked down on absentee owners. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Letter Carriers: Please Make Sure Walks, Stairs Are Cleared Of SnowEach step Theresa Walker takes to deliver mail carries danger. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Lingering Snow, Ice Present Obstacles To People With DisabilitiesIt's hard enough navigating snow-clogged streets and sidewalks when you don't have a disability. When you have one, it can be very difficult to get around, CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy MessAs of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.
Chicago's Crumbling Sidewalks Exposed By DePaul StudentsChicagoans hear a lot about potholes and how the city is filling thousands of them to make the streets safer for motorists. What about the sidewalks?
City Official Urges Neighbors To Keep Snowy Sidewalks PassableYes, 3-1-1 system director Audrey Mathis concedes, sometimes city snowplows make the job tougher by dumping snow at corners.
Some Businesses Aren't Shoveling Sidewalks In Front Of Their Property The law says you have to shovel the sidewalks in front of your property CBS 2’s Chris Martinez went to find out if that's happening.
Teen Caught Taking New Year's Morning Joyride On Libertyville Lawns A teen from Libertyville has found himself in police custody, after ringing in the new year by driving onto sidewalks and people’s lawns.
Thousands Of Crumbling Sidewalks Going UnfixedIt's not hard to find cracked, broken and crumbling sidewalks in Chicago. Just about every neighborhood has problem and sometimes dangerous sidewalks and it’s likely to get worse with budget cutbacks threatened by the mayor.
City Council Committee Advises Crackdown On Sidewalk Auto DisplaysA City Council committee wants to penalize car dealers who display their vehicles on public sidewalks and parkways.