Getting Hosed: Water Department Can't Calculate Simple Math Problem, So Man Gets Billed More Than $5,000The city’s Water Department has a long history of slapping people with wrong bills. This time, it’s because the agency was incapable of simple subtraction.
Chicago Water Department Gets New Boss; Investigation To Blame?The Emanuel Administration announced the resignation of Barrett Murphy and said Randy Conner would take his place.
2 Investigators: Security Breach At Chicago's Water DepartmentCBS 2 is exposing a security breach at Chicago's water department.
City Seeking Volunteers To Test For Lead While Replacing Water MainsThe city of Chicago is looking for volunteers who want their water tested for lead, but for this testing, don't call the city, the city will call you.
Several East Lakeview Businesses To Close Next Week For Water Line WorkMore than two dozen restaurants and bars in East Lakeview will be affected by Water Department work next week, and some are expecting to lose a day of business.
Sink Holes Sprouting On North SideOne of them is big enough to swallow a large exercise ball and deep enough to devour a small child. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
2 Investigators: Condo Owners Say City Responsible For Water LeakIt’s complicated. But if you’re a property owner you need to know something about the Chicago rules on “private drains” or you could get drained of thousands of dollars. Who pays to repair them?
City Crews Get Icy Reception After Water Leak Freezes BlockResidents of an ice-encased block in a South Side neighborhood say their calls to the city went unanswered until CBS 2 began making inquiries.
Water Department Workers Fall Into Trench Escaping Cars In Police ChasePolice said officers were pursuing suspects in a stolen vehicle around 12:40 a.m., when their pursuit brought them to the 1500 block of East 95th Street, where the Water Department employees were working on a construction project.
2 Investigator Dave Savini Comes To Aid Of Neighborhood CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was in the 22nd Ward recently, working on a story and doing what he does best: chasing bad guys and making them nervous.
World War II Vet Battles City Over $25,000 Water BillTalk about a G.I. bill. A 98-year-old member of the Greatest Generation is challenging a Chicago water bill of nearly $26,000. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
That Hole In The Asphalt Could Be A Much Bigger ProblemHundreds of holes in Chicago streets are hiding a dangerous secret. They could easily become sinkholes and cause a lot of damage. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
South Side Businessman Thinks City Trying To Flood Him OutA South Side businessman has accused the city of playing dirty tricks to try and pressure him to sell his land to make way for new development. He says he's got the mold, mildew and grimy mess in his basement to prove it.
City: Sinkhole Should Be Fixed By MondayThe city is estimating a Monday morning road re-opening, after a sinkhole swallowed a vehicle and shut down a Northwest Side intersection Saturday morning.
Crestwood Officials Charged With Lying About Water WellTwo officials in south suburban Crestwood have been indicted by federal prosecutors, on charges that they lied for more than 20 years about using well water to supplement the supply the town receives from Lake Michigan.