Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking fire from all sides as the mayoral campaign continues to heat up. A panel meets in Chicago to discuss criminal justice reforms. Plus, are scientists close to discovering life on another planet?
We look at a new program in Chicago that pairs at-risk youths with combat veterans. Bruce Norris joins us to talk about his new play, 'The Qualms.' Plus, we talk about a new program that's tracking health data in Chicago.
We talk to columnists Eric Zorn and Neil Steinberg about Wrigley Field, Bruce Rauner and Chicago Violence. We cover off-the-beaten path travel destinations in Chicagoland. Plus, we look at how a new Twitter account is tracking what politicians do online.
With the holiday drawing closer we're talking all things fireworks. The community of Pilsen fights the placement of a metal shredder in their neighborhood. Plus, the Illinois high court allows Jon Burge to keep his pension.
We discuss crime in Chicago's "safe" neighborhoods. Reporter Natalie Moore joins us to talk about the Whole Foods coming to Englewood. Plus, we examine Berkshire Partners' acquisition of Chicago-based Portillos.
We review this week's top headlines with columnists Eric Zorn and Neil Steinberg. We look at what to expect from the Chicago Pride events this weekend. Plus, we talk about Tech Week and what Great Britain is doing with Google Glass.