The Chicago area is getting millions of dollars that safety officials say could help the city prepare for the upcoming NATO and G-8 summits.On Thursday, city and state officials announced Cook County and the city of Chicago would be awarded more than $54 million from the federal government.
Safety officials in Chicago say they expect smaller crowds for this year's Fourth of July fireworks. The city canceled its main fireworks display this year to save money, relying on Navy Pier's fireworks show Monday to lead the Fourth of July celebrations."
Chicago emergency officials are defending how the city handled February's blizzard, including the decision to keep Lake Shore Drive open during the evening rush hour.The public comments come after a new report was given to the media outlining how the city should handle the next blizzard that may com
A new report out Monday from the City of Chicago recommends making some structural changes to Lake Shore Drive before another major blizzard hits.The report recommends officials with the Chicago Department of Transportation look into cutting out chunks of the median along Lake Shore Drive so drivers