While cautioning that a lot can change between now and the 2012 presidential election, stats guru Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight, told me and The Interview Show audience at Union Hall in Brooklyn a couple of weeks ago that he felt President Obama's re-election chances had dipped be
INDIANAPOLIS -- Some people injured when high winds toppled stage rigging at this summer's Indiana State Fair aren't eligible for money from a charity fund for victims because they weren't admitted to the hospital, officials said.Under a protocol set up with help from a victims' compensation special
According to the American counterterrorism establishment, al Qaeda is on the brink of collapse. Officials suggest that with a small number of additional blows, the U.S. can effectively extinguish the Pakistan-based organization that executed the September 11th attacks.
Anyone who has survived a Chicago winter knows it is not for the faint of heart: It is cold, it is dark, it is gray and it is unforgiving.Similarly, political missteps in the Windy City can be just as treacherous.
It was October 31, which meant that it was Halloween and time for Month in Review. October was a busy month in the world of news, so Eight Forty-Eight welcomed guest host Steve Edwards and three experts to help make sense of the headlines: Rick Pearson, political reporter at the
Road crews begin work Monday on Lake Shore Drive to make it easier for cars to avoid getting stuck during a blizzard. City workers will begin building two turnaround points after rush hour.Both escape routes are on the near North Side - one will be at Armitage; the other at Schiller.