| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Drivers in Chicago have a one-day reprieve to avoid late fees and potential tickets for lapsed city vehicle stickers, after a problem with City Clerk Susana Mendoza's computer system prompted her to extend the traditional grace period.
From about 6 p.m....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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READER COMMENT: Puppy mills are deplorable. I'm glad to see so many cities banning pet stores from selling dogs and cats from these...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago residents and businesses who get caught trying to avoid the city's motor vehicle sticker costs and higher insurance rates by registering their cars in nearby suburbs or other cities where fees aren't so steep would face stiffer penalties under a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The retail sale of commercially bred dogs, cats and rabbits in Chicago would become a thing of the past under a new ordinance set for a City Council vote Wednesday.
The council's License Committee on Tuesday recommended passage of the measure put...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
She ran her own special events company for 20 years, sold vintage jewelry, studied theater in college. But, Cari Meyers says, "This part of my life is far more exciting."
Meyers is the president of The Puppy Mill Project, a nonprofit she founded in 2009...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets.
There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement: City Hall...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A hearty "well done" to Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza for greatly simplifying and streamlining the processes of renewing Illinois driver's licenses and Chicago city stickers, respectively.
The state now...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Chicago drivers could lose the traditional 15-day grace period during which the city doesn't issue tickets on vehicles displaying out-of-date city stickers as part of the move to year-round sticker sales.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Wednesday that...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:34 PM
City officials laid out an animal protection agenda Wednesday as a veteran alderman introduced a measure that would make horse-drawn carriages toting tourists and clogging downtown traffic a thing of the past and an ordinance to require dogs or cats...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza is touting the extra revenue her office has collected without raising taxes as she prepares to run for re-election next year.
Mendoza said Wednesday that better enforcement of city vehicle sticker requirements brought in an...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Chicago City Clerk's office is investigating after someone hacked into its website Friday, a spokesman said.
No one's personal information has been compromised, said Patrick Corcoran, a spokesman for City Clerk Susana Mendoza's office.