The Illinois legislature is scheduled to vote on pension reform for public workers. A large winter storm is headed for Chicago. And former editor-in-chief at the Chicago Reader, Alison True, continues the search for potential victims of serial-killer John Wayne Gacy.
The Afternoon Shift will be covering 20 years after the death of Pablo Escobar. In three parts, the show will discuss Escobar, Al Capone and where today’s drug violence is taking place. Amazon Prime Air delivers goods in 30 minutes. Geoffrey Baer is in studio to discuss the "Chicago Time Machine."
Guest-host Justin Kaufmann is joined by The Interview Show's Mark Bazer and Funny Ha-Ha host Claire Zulkey to look back at November 2013. The Neo-Futurists celebrate 25 years in Chicago. NPR reporter Kelly McEvers returns home to Lincoln, Illinois.
Gang violence plagues Chicago neighborhood, Pill Hill. The Nerdette podcasters show you how to survive Thanksgiving with tech-challenged family members. And businessman Howard Tullman joins us to talk about his new position as CEO of 1871.
Chicago's Catholic community (especially Irish Catholics) saw the Kennedy's years similar to how many African-Americans and other minorities view President Obama's election. The anti-Ventra movement in Chicago just got a theme song. Professor S. Lochlann Jain says it's time to declare war on cancer.
Project Soapbox, an annual high school speech competition, is this weekend at ITT. A study shows female CEOs are declining in Chicago. Author and historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, joins us to talk about her new book, "The Bully Pulpit."