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City To Offer 9,000 People New Chance To Contest Red Light Camera Tickets

CHICAGO (CBS) – In the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation that questioned several unexplained spikes in red light camera tickets since 2007, city officials said they’ll offer anyone who got a ticket during one of those spikes another shot at disputing the citation and getting a refund for the $ 100 fine. At a […]

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Larsen resigns Rolling Meadows City Council seat

Jim Larsen, alderman of Rolling Meadows’ 7th Ward, announced Tuesday that he is moving out of the city and must resign his position on the city council. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Red light ticket spike fallout at City Hall

Aldermen want probe, potential refunds A group of aldermen said Monday they will ask City Hall’s top watchdog to investigate Chicago’s beleaguered red light camera program following a Tribune investigation that revealed a series of suspicious ticket spikes around the city that tagged thousands of drivers with $ 100 fines. Full News here – Tribune […]

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City Hall fighting cop ex-Supt. Cline refused to punish

THE WATCHDOGS: In one of his last acts before retiring from the Chicago Police Department, Supt. Phil Cline refused to discipline a detective who had submitted fraudulent documents to City Hall so he could operate a valet company, records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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City Rules Lure, Push Away Food Truck Flavors

In Los Angeles, food trucks are heralded as “the new incubators of culinary innovation.“ Vendors line the streets in neighborhoods all over town, offering customers everything from Korean tacos to lobster rolls to wood-oven pizza. But in other cities, such as Pittsburgh and Chicago, food trucks are marginalized. No street food culture exists, because the […]

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City officials warn of snarled traffic ahead of busy concert weekend

Officials are warning Chicagoans to expect heavy traffic in Wrigleyville and other parts of the city this weekend with a slew of concerts and summer festivals taking place. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Cullertons giving up City Council seat — after 111 years

The job of 38th Ward alderman is called the “Cullerton seat” because a Cullerton has served in the Chicago City Council for 111 of the last 143 years. But they’ll have to find a new nickname. Ald. Tim Cullerton (38th) has told associates he will not run for re-election, nor will the seat he vacates […]

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City sticker deadline extended to 11:59 p.m. Wednesday after glitch

Because a glitch at currency exchanges Tuesday in Chicago prevented lines of last-minute customers from buying city vehicle stickers, the deadline was extended until Wednesday night. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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City sticker enforcement delayed after glitch, two-hour lines

Computer problems kept some Chicago residents waiting in line for more than two hours as they sought to renew vehicle stickers Tuesday, prompting a one-day reprieve from ticketing. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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4 injured in city shootings

A 16-year-old girl was shot, one of four people injured in shootings on the South and West Sides, police said. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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1 killed, 3 wounded in separate city shootings

A man was killed and three others were wounded in separate shootings on the city’s North, South and West sides today, officials said. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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City won’t appeal to keep complaints vs. cops secret

In a major policy turnabout, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will make citizen complaints against Chicago Police officers available for public scrutiny, according to city officials. In March, a state appeals court ruled the city couldn’t keep the records secret and the city vowed to appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. But on Friday, city officials said […]

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At least 1 dead, 13 wounded in city shootings

At least one man has been killed and 13 other people wounded in shootings in Chicago this evening. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Firm accuses city of ‘civil conspiracy’ in airport landscape flap

Outgoing Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino allegedly sought to improperly oust a company contracted to landscape the city’s airports in order to replace it with a firm she and other city officials wanted, according to court documents filed earlier this week. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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City commission approves Wrigley renovation plans

The Chicago Landmarks Commission has unanimously approved the latest renovation plans for Wrigley Field, including seven outfield signs. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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