As part of a special encore presentation of Eight Forty-Eight, producer Katie O'Brien revisited the milestones that marked 2011. Local sports teams and franchise players often become part of a city’s identity.
There are four days left until Chicago’s municipal election. The candidates have been out in full force - stumping hard for votes. But behind the scenes, it’s the army of volunteers that have helped really make the difference.
Currently, there are 50 aldermen on city council—one for each ward. But according to one of "Eight Forty-Eight's" guests Monday, it could be smaller. Emily Miller is a policy and government affairs coordinator with watchdog organization the Better Government Association.