Eight Forty-Eight shared listener letters to hear where listeners think the show is getting it right and where it missed the mark.Last week host Alison Cuddy spoke with Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.
Almost any Chicago street name tells a story. Take Peshtigo Court. It's the last street you cross on the way to Navy Pier, before you duck under the Lake Shore Drive viaduct.Peshtigo Court is one block long.
Football fans got some relief when football's prolonged lockout ended. But for some Chicagoans, life was just fine without the NFL and "Da Bears;" they watch the other football, or what some folks call soccer.Eight Forty-Eight's intern and resident Brit, Mike Wilson, knows his football.
Chicago history is more than just a fire. But sooner or later, there's bound to be a story of the Great Conflagration of 1871. The house at 2121 North Hudson Avenue is at the center of this tale.The Chicago Fire started on the Near South Side.
The Chicago Blackhawks will be able to defend their Stanley Cup title since barely squeaking into the playoffs thanks to Dallas’ loss on Sunday, April 10. In basketball, the Bulls locked up the No. 1 seed in the East, and Derrick Rose proved once again why he should be the league MVP.
The U.S. is one of five countries vying to host the 2022 World Cup.Soccer's international governor body, FIFA is expected to make the announcement today.Chicago hosted a few matches the last time the U.S. hosted the World Cup in 1994.