Putting The Brakes On Illinois’ Towing Troubles?The CBS 2 Investigators have been digging into towing troubles in Chicago and its suburbs for years. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a solution that’s been a well-kept secret for more than a decade.
Towing Without Telling: City Accused Of Towing Vehicles Without Proper Warning, And Now Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For MillionsThe CBS 2 Investigators were the first to expose how the city towed and destroyed a woman's van with her wheelchair lift inside. The city claimed it was abandoned because it hadn't moved in seven days, and now, the city is accused of failing to warn people properly in these kinds of cases.
Northwest Side Ald. Gilbert Villegas Proposes Ordinances To Stick It To Predatory TowingA Northwest Side alderman now wants to stop drivers from being ripped off once and for all.
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case On Whether Drivers Can Get Cars Back From Chicago Auto Pound After Filing For BankruptcyThe U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether drivers can get their cars back from the city auto pound after they file for bankruptcy.
Just What Can Be Done To Stop Towing Companies From Charging Exorbitant Fees?A nearly $20,000 bill for a five-minute ride – a Canadian trucking business we told you about recently is intensifying its court battle with a Chicago tow company.
Residents Of South Shore Senior Living Facility Are Furious After Having Their Cars Towed From LotResidents of a low-income senior living facility are out hundreds of dollars after management had their cars towed from the lot.
Canadian Hauling Company Socked With Towing Bill Of Over $18,000 In Chicago, And Not For First TimeThe general manager for Canadian hauling company was set to find out Tuesday whether he will have to pay a nearly $20,000 bill from a Chicago tow yard.
California Rideshare Rental Company Operators Say They Were Socked With Bill For Nearly $9,000 By Chicago Tow YardIt’s bad enough to get in a car wreck, and then there are costs for cleanup – how about $9,000 owed just to a Chicago tow yard?
His Mustang Was Seized After A Drug Arrest; The Charges Were Dropped, But He Still Can't Get His Car BackWhy didn't Cicero's department of towing release Arteze Smith's car when he showed up with not one, but two court orders?
City Of Chicago Suspends Non-Safety-Related Ticketing, Towing, Booting Amid Coronavirus PandemicMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announced that the City of Chicago will temporarily suspend debt collection practices, non-safety-related ticketing and towing, and penalties for late payment amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Car Sold At Auction Should Have Been Stored As Evidence In Criminal Probes, Dolton Village Officials SayCars sold at a recent auction could have been used in a crime.
City Of Chicago Sued Over Vehicle Impound PolicyChicago's vehicle impound policies are being challenged in a class-action lawsuit contending the policies are unconstitutional.
2 Investigators: The $37,000 Towing JobOne company charged a fortune to dislodge a truck from an underpass, but a legal expert says the job was illegal. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
2 Investigators: Motorist's Car Wrongly Towed From Metra LotA wrongful towing leaves a local woman on the hook for $920.
Couple's Car Vanishes After Tow Company Took It Without PermissionA young couple has been fighting to find their car, which has vanished, they say, after it was illegally taken by a towing company.