Against Code, Chicago Has Been Providing Free Garbage Pickup To Nonprofits, Losing $450,000: OIGThe City of Chicago has been providing garbage collection at no cost to more than 1,100 nonprofits, losing almost $450,000, according to a report released Wednesday by the Office of the Inspector General.
Crews Begin Removing Graffiti Near Expressway RampStreets and Sanitation crews are painting over the graffiti at an expressway ramp at Harrison Street and Spaulding Avenue.
Rat Holes In Edgewater Give Residents Sinking Feeling"There's children playing on this property. There's children that walk up and down the street and the alleys behind here."
"It's Like A Dump": Studio Movie Grill Draws Attention For Trash OustideThe thaw isn't the only thing giving signs of spring. It's also putting piles of trash on display. Residents say it's especially repugnant near one South Side movie theater.
City: All Hands On Deck This Snowy WeekendThe city's full fleet of 300 plows will be out all weekend.
City Officials Thank Residents, Snow Crews For Enduring SnowChicago officials are thanking residents for enduring the city's latest icy covering of snow this week, but they warn more is yet to come.
Full Agenda Expected At Chicago City Council MeetingThe Chicago City Council is expected to give final approval on Wednesday to a contract deal worked out with more than 30 municipal labor unions.
More Crews, Garbage Bins To Help Tackle Chicago's Rat ProblemMayor Emanuel says the city is greatly stepping up its war on rodents in Chicago, but officials draw the line at employing cats.
Aldermen Raise Concerns About Chicago's Recycling Program At City Council Budget HearingAlderman seem to give Chicago’s Streets and Sanitation Commissioner high marks, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t have some complaints at a long budget hearing on Tuesday afternoon.
City Crews Take Deep Dive Into Clutter With 'Blitz' EffortCrews swoop in to do weed-cutting, lot-cleaning, tree-trimming, street light maintenance and rodent baiting.