Steve Job’s death last week has reminded everyone firsthand the notion that everyone has ideas, and very few become actual products. That’s because ideas need a push – and in some cases, a big one, from from science, to become reality.
World leaders, captains of industry and innovators of all stripes gathered in Chicago throughout the week for the first-ever Chicago Ideas Week."The talks and tours—or "labs"—were open to the public for $15.
A Cook County judge has denied bail for three teens accused of murder in the deaths of a suburban Chicago couple whose son also is charged in their deaths.Bail was denied Tuesday morning in Bridgeview, Ill. for 17-year-old Christopher Wyma, 17-year-old Mohammad Salahat and 19-year-old Ehab Qasem.
Mayor Emanuel was expected to unveil his much-anticipated, much-vetted 2012 budget Wednesday. The new mayor did not tackle his first budget alone as the city faced a projected shortfall of over $635 million dollars next year.
In today's episode: CTA's labor problem (or Labor's CTA problem?); Evaluating trauma care in Chicago; Bad news Bears.The Chicago Transit Authority cut more than 200 jobs, the agency announced on Monday.