The CTA is implementing a new fare plan, called “Ventra.” Not everyone is happy about it.
New Ventra fare vending machines at CTA red line Grand and State rail station in Chicago, Thursday, March 7, 2013. The machines have not debuted yet and read “Coming soon.” (Heather Charles / Chicago Tribune)
Statehouse Republicans this week proposed legislation they say would get new squad cars off state police parking lots and onto Illinois highways, resolving a backlog pointed out in a recent Tribune investigation. […]
The owner of a River North restaurant and tavern is suing the city after it was briefly shut down last weekend, charging racial bias was the reason for the closure. But the city says Nouveau Tavern was operating without appropriate licenses. […]