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Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago's independent watchdog says the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards Read full article:: Chicago officers are using placards to a...→

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago's independent watchdog says the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards Read full article:: Chicago officers are using placards to a...→

German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US warns on intel sharing

Germany released draft security guidelines on Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S. warned again it would reconsider intelligence... Read full article:: German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US war...→

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

A Manhattan man and Brooklyn worker claim emergency responders are illegally parking their personal vehicles around the borough. Read full article:: Sunset Park worker claims placards being...→

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

CHICAGO -- Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules.... Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the Chicago Police Department used police placards to park illegally in fire lanes, no-parking areas and tow-away zones near City Hall. An investigative report released Tuesday also found officers parked Read full article:: Chicago officers are using placards to a...→

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

"There are so many people with disabilities who could benefit from recreational marijuana, and we can’t get to the local stores," said Bryen Yunashko, who is blind and deaf. Read full article:: Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in dow...→

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Federal prosecutors say two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants, then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched Read full article:: Chicago officers accused of stealing dru...→

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Someone died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the parking lot of a Chicago veterans hospital Friday, police said. The person was inside a car in the parking lot of the Jesse Brown V… Read full article:: Person shoots self in parking lot of VA ...→

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

For the first time, Chicago Police officers are talking about why they raided the home of an innocent family. Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Vi...→

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

The Chicago Police Department advised officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security, particularly in situations involving immigration arrests, according to an internal department memo obtained by Fox News. Read full article:: Chicago police instructs officers to not...→

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Cook County Sheriff's Police recently marked their 28th save with the heroin antidote Narcan in less than two years. The same officers who used to arrest heroin users, are now saving their lives. Read full article:: Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once W...→

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits Read full article:: Officers sue over firings related to Chi...→

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Monday was the official release date of the sequel to Margaret Atwood’s wildly popular novel "The Handmaid’s Tale." But last week, Amazon sent some U.S. customers copies of the book early, later calling it a "technical glitch." Read full article:: Chicago independent bookstores unfazed b...→

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

A landmark designation made over the owner’s objections shouldn’t be a close call.  It should inspire near consensus. Read full article:: Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to ...→

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

The 2 Investigators remain on the case of the nearly $4 million the City of Chicago owes for tickets that people overpaid. Read full article:: Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier T...→

 Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

A Chicago Teachers Union negotiator touted progress on Monday in potentially avoiding a planned strike as its members gathered with two support staff unions in a show of unity. Read full article:: Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teac...→

ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules differ on private land

Several readers noted the June 2 traffic column regarding parking options for a disabled person with an authorized placard or license plates didn’t include the information contained in sectio… Read full article:: ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules diff...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article:: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Ricco says scheduling changes after the first of the year are "minimal" and will only impact roughly 30 minutes. Read full article:: Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling chan...→

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

A report by the Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday revealed that not only have Chicago Police officers been parking illegally — they’re slipping their parking placards to their friends and family to attend Bears games and Cubs games. Read full article:: OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have...→

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Two Chicago police officers were injured Tuesday morning while responding to a domestic incident in Humboldt Park, authorities confirmed.  Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humbo...→

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Trump’s attacks on California’s clean air standards have legal, historical and health implications (disastrous!). Read full article:: Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor ...→

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

It was a tough week for the Chicago Police Department as the organization suffered the loss of five officers in just one week. Read full article:: Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Office...→

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago police officers and a civilian were injured in a crash Tuesday morning on the city’s West Side. Read full article:: Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In W...→

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday that he will forgo an independent bid for the White House in 2020. Read full article:: 2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schult...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an… Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules. Read full article:: Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to...→

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements of the officers'... Read full article:: Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Be...→

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants. Read full article:: Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Offi...→

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Joe Ferguson says Chicago Police officers continue to use police placards to park illegally around City Hall and near Soldier Field and Wrigley Field. Read full article:: Chicago Police officers continue to abus...→

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd criticized the Chicago Police Department's memo advising officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security. Read full article:: Border Patrol union president blasts Chi...→

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

A male driving a Ford Crown Victoria hit a marked squad car in a collision that appears to be alcohol-related, police said. Read full article:: 2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Sid...→

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

People are on edge at amusement parks, playgrounds and kids’ sports events–one push and we explode. Read full article:: Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screami...→

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

There is a simple and effective — and cheap — way to greatly speed up bus traffic in Washington D.C.: Enforce current parking rules downtown and stop allowing people to store their cars on residential streets for a pittance. Read full article:: Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and e...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.” Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Additional police officers are being deployed in Chicago neighborhoods over the Labor Day holiday weekend to help curb gun violence Read full article:: Chicago deploying extra officers over La...→

Miami’s parking officers to wear body cameras

The Miami Parking Authority’s enforcement officers soon will all wear body cameras after the off-street parking board unanimously approved the purchase Aug. 7. For 60 cameras, as well as docking stations, training and unlimited storage, the Read full article:: Miami’s parking officers to wear body ca...→

German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US warns on intel sharing

Germany released draft security guidelines on Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S. warned again it would reconsider intelligence... Read full article:: German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US war...→

ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules differ on private land

Several readers noted the June 2 traffic column regarding parking options for a disabled person with an authorized placard or license plates didn’t include the information contained in sectio… Read full article:: ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules diff...→

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

CHICAGO -- Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules.... Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the Chicago Police Department used police placards to park illegally in fire lanes, no-parking areas and tow-away zones near City Hall. An investigative report released Tuesday also found officers parked Read full article:: Chicago officers are using placards to a...→

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements of the officers'... Read full article:: Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Be...→

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Ricco says scheduling changes after the first of the year are "minimal" and will only impact roughly 30 minutes. Read full article:: Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling chan...→

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Federal prosecutors say two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants, then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched Read full article:: Chicago officers accused of stealing dru...→

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Joe Ferguson says Chicago Police officers continue to use police placards to park illegally around City Hall and near Soldier Field and Wrigley Field. Read full article:: Chicago Police officers continue to abus...→

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

For the first time, Chicago Police officers are talking about why they raided the home of an innocent family. Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Vi...→

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd criticized the Chicago Police Department's memo advising officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security. Read full article:: Border Patrol union president blasts Chi...→

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Trump’s attacks on California’s clean air standards have legal, historical and health implications (disastrous!). Read full article:: Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor ...→

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Cook County Sheriff's Police recently marked their 28th save with the heroin antidote Narcan in less than two years. The same officers who used to arrest heroin users, are now saving their lives. Read full article:: Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once W...→

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

People are on edge at amusement parks, playgrounds and kids’ sports events–one push and we explode. Read full article:: Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screami...→

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago police officers and a civilian were injured in a crash Tuesday morning on the city’s West Side. Read full article:: Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In W...→

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Monday was the official release date of the sequel to Margaret Atwood’s wildly popular novel "The Handmaid’s Tale." But last week, Amazon sent some U.S. customers copies of the book early, later calling it a "technical glitch." Read full article:: Chicago independent bookstores unfazed b...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.” Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an… Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Additional police officers are being deployed in Chicago neighborhoods over the Labor Day holiday weekend to help curb gun violence Read full article:: Chicago deploying extra officers over La...→

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

The 2 Investigators remain on the case of the nearly $4 million the City of Chicago owes for tickets that people overpaid. Read full article:: Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier T...→

 Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

A Chicago Teachers Union negotiator touted progress on Monday in potentially avoiding a planned strike as its members gathered with two support staff unions in a show of unity. Read full article:: Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teac...→

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

A Manhattan man and Brooklyn worker claim emergency responders are illegally parking their personal vehicles around the borough. Read full article:: Sunset Park worker claims placards being...→

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules. Read full article:: Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article:: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

"There are so many people with disabilities who could benefit from recreational marijuana, and we can’t get to the local stores," said Bryen Yunashko, who is blind and deaf. Read full article:: Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in dow...→

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants. Read full article:: Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Offi...→

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

A report by the Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday revealed that not only have Chicago Police officers been parking illegally — they’re slipping their parking placards to their friends and family to attend Bears games and Cubs games. Read full article:: OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have...→

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Someone died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the parking lot of a Chicago veterans hospital Friday, police said. The person was inside a car in the parking lot of the Jesse Brown V… Read full article:: Person shoots self in parking lot of VA ...→

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Two Chicago police officers were injured Tuesday morning while responding to a domestic incident in Humboldt Park, authorities confirmed.  Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humbo...→

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

The Chicago Police Department advised officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security, particularly in situations involving immigration arrests, according to an internal department memo obtained by Fox News. Read full article:: Chicago police instructs officers to not...→

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

A male driving a Ford Crown Victoria hit a marked squad car in a collision that appears to be alcohol-related, police said. Read full article:: 2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Sid...→

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

It was a tough week for the Chicago Police Department as the organization suffered the loss of five officers in just one week. Read full article:: Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Office...→

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits Read full article:: Officers sue over firings related to Chi...→

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

There is a simple and effective — and cheap — way to greatly speed up bus traffic in Washington D.C.: Enforce current parking rules downtown and stop allowing people to store their cars on residential streets for a pittance. Read full article:: Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and e...→

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday that he will forgo an independent bid for the White House in 2020. Read full article:: 2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schult...→

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

A landmark designation made over the owner’s objections shouldn’t be a close call.  It should inspire near consensus. Read full article:: Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to ...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Miami’s parking officers to wear body cameras

The Miami Parking Authority’s enforcement officers soon will all wear body cameras after the off-street parking board unanimously approved the purchase Aug. 7. For 60 cameras, as well as docking stations, training and unlimited storage, the Read full article:: Miami’s parking officers to wear body ca...→

German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US warns on intel sharing

Germany released draft security guidelines on Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S. warned again it would reconsider intelligence... Read full article:: German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US war...→

 Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teachers Union Strike

A Chicago Teachers Union negotiator touted progress on Monday in potentially avoiding a planned strike as its members gathered with two support staff unions in a show of unity. Read full article:: Progress in Talks to Avoid Chicago Teac...→

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

Sunset Park worker claims placards being used for illegal parking

A Manhattan man and Brooklyn worker claim emergency responders are illegally parking their personal vehicles around the borough. Read full article:: Sunset Park worker claims placards being...→

ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules differ on private land

Several readers noted the June 2 traffic column regarding parking options for a disabled person with an authorized placard or license plates didn’t include the information contained in sectio… Read full article:: ON THE ROAD: Disabled parking rules diff...→

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to Avoid Parking Rules

Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules. Read full article:: Watchdog: CPD Officers Using Placards to...→

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

Chicago officers are using placards to avoid parking rules

CHICAGO -- Chicago's independent watchdog said the city's police officers are abusing parking privileges with the help of department-issued placards that allows them to avoid parking fees and rules.... Inspector General Joe Ferguson said the Chicago Police Department used police placards to park illegally in fire lanes, no-parking areas and tow-away zones near City Hall. An investigative report released Tuesday also found officers parked Read full article:: Chicago officers are using placards to a...→

Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to protect climate change rules

A total of 30 states and cities seek to intervene in a pending suit in which coal companies seek to prevent the EPA from limiting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming. Read full article:: Illinois AG Raoul and Chicago move to pr...→

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Betrayed Their Badges'

Two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements of the officers'... Read full article:: Federal Prosecutor: Chicago Officers 'Be...→

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in downtown Chicago under fire at city’s 1st public meeting on proposed zoning rules

"There are so many people with disabilities who could benefit from recreational marijuana, and we can’t get to the local stores," said Bryen Yunashko, who is blind and deaf. Read full article:: Lightfoot’s plan to ban pot sales in dow...→

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling changes for Chicago police officers

First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Ricco says scheduling changes after the first of the year are "minimal" and will only impact roughly 30 minutes. Read full article:: Lightfoot, Riccio defend scheduling chan...→

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And Cash

Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants. Read full article:: Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Offi...→

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Chicago officers accused of stealing drugs, cash stand trial

Federal prosecutors say two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants, then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched Read full article:: Chicago officers accused of stealing dru...→

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have Been Slipping Parking Placards To Friends And Family For Bears, Cubs Games

A report by the Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday revealed that not only have Chicago Police officers been parking illegally — they’re slipping their parking placards to their friends and family to attend Bears games and Cubs games. Read full article:: OIG Report: Chicago Police Officers Have...→

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Chicago Police officers continue to abuse parking privileges, inspector general says

Joe Ferguson says Chicago Police officers continue to use police placards to park illegally around City Hall and near Soldier Field and Wrigley Field. Read full article:: Chicago Police officers continue to abus...→

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Person shoots self in parking lot of VA hospital in Chicago

Someone died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the parking lot of a Chicago veterans hospital Friday, police said. The person was inside a car in the parking lot of the Jesse Brown V… Read full article:: Person shoots self in parking lot of VA ...→

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Video For Lawsuit About Raiding Wrong Home

For the first time, Chicago Police officers are talking about why they raided the home of an innocent family. Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Questioned On Vi...→

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humboldt Park While Responding To Domestic Incident

Two Chicago police officers were injured Tuesday morning while responding to a domestic incident in Humboldt Park, authorities confirmed.  Read full article:: Chicago Police Officers Injured In Humbo...→

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

Border Patrol union president blasts Chicago police's 'extremely frustrating' memo advising officers not to cooperate with DHS

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd criticized the Chicago Police Department's memo advising officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security. Read full article:: Border Patrol union president blasts Chi...→

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

Chicago police instructs officers to not cooperate with DHS, memo shows: ‘Sickening what’s happening'

The Chicago Police Department advised officers not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security, particularly in situations involving immigration arrests, according to an internal department memo obtained by Fox News. Read full article:: Chicago police instructs officers to not...→

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor our emissions rules

Trump’s attacks on California’s clean air standards have legal, historical and health implications (disastrous!). Read full article:: Letter: Avoid carmakers till they honor ...→

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Side crash

A male driving a Ford Crown Victoria hit a marked squad car in a collision that appears to be alcohol-related, police said. Read full article:: 2 Chicago police officers hurt in NW Sid...→

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once Were Arrested

Cook County Sheriff's Police recently marked their 28th save with the heroin antidote Narcan in less than two years. The same officers who used to arrest heroin users, are now saving their lives. Read full article:: Chicago Officers Save Addicts Who Once W...→

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Officers in One Week

It was a tough week for the Chicago Police Department as the organization suffered the loss of five officers in just one week. Read full article:: Chicago Police Suffer Five Downed Office...→

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screaming and spats at beaches, parks

People are on edge at amusement parks, playgrounds and kids’ sports events–one push and we explode. Read full article:: Letter: 2 rules to avoid brawls, screami...→

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits Read full article:: Officers sue over firings related to Chi...→

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago police officers and a civilian were injured in a crash Tuesday morning on the city’s West Side. Read full article:: Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In W...→

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and enforcing, parking rules

There is a simple and effective — and cheap — way to greatly speed up bus traffic in Washington D.C.: Enforce current parking rules downtown and stop allowing people to store their cars on residential streets for a pittance. Read full article:: Speeding bus traffic means fixing, and e...→

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Chicago independent bookstores unfazed by Amazon’s early release of ‘The Testaments’

Monday was the official release date of the sequel to Margaret Atwood’s wildly popular novel "The Handmaid’s Tale." But last week, Amazon sent some U.S. customers copies of the book early, later calling it a "technical glitch." Read full article:: Chicago independent bookstores unfazed b...→

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Rules Out Independent Bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday that he will forgo an independent bid for the White House in 2020. Read full article:: 2020: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schult...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.” Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to avoid conflicts like Tom’s Diner

A landmark designation made over the owner’s objections shouldn’t be a close call.  It should inspire near consensus. Read full article:: Carroll: Denver should toughen rules to ...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an… Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's no longer considering an independent presidential bid. Read full article:: Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out indep...→

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Chicago deploying extra officers over Labor Day weekend

Additional police officers are being deployed in Chicago neighborhoods over the Labor Day holiday weekend to help curb gun violence Read full article:: Chicago deploying extra officers over La...→

Miami’s parking officers to wear body cameras

The Miami Parking Authority’s enforcement officers soon will all wear body cameras after the off-street parking board unanimously approved the purchase Aug. 7. For 60 cameras, as well as docking stations, training and unlimited storage, the Read full article:: Miami’s parking officers to wear body ca...→

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?

The 2 Investigators remain on the case of the nearly $4 million the City of Chicago owes for tickets that people overpaid. Read full article:: Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier T...→