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.
CHICAGO — Initial autopsy results were inconclusive in the death of a North Carolina firefighter who died after collapsing 500 yards from the Chicago Marathon finish line.The Cook County medical examiner's office reported Monday that further tests were needed to help determine why 35-year-old Willia