The old Crawford Coal Plant in Little Village on Sunday, one day after the century-old smokestack was demolished. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

City Slaps Hilco With $2,500 Fine After Inspector Sees Water From Old Little Village Coal Plant Running Into Canal

The latest fine comes after the developer was fined for the botched smokestack implosion that covered Little Village in dust. Contractors have been cited twice for blowing dust.

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Chicago Failing To Enforce Recycling Rules In Big Buildings, Businesses — And Has Abysmal Results To Show For It, Watchdog Says

The city “makes no attempt" to identify big building owners who don't offer recycling, even though more than 40 percent of Chicagoans live in high-density buildings, the inspector general said.

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Coronavirus Kills 238 More Illinoisans, The Most Deaths Reported In A Day Yet

Among the most recent victims were 71 people in Cook County, including four women and men in their 40s. At least 12,639 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.