As the temperatures rise, so does crime--it's a somewhat predictable summer story. Mayor Emanuel responded by putting more cops on the streets; the move is supported by Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy but it may not be the answer for all Chicagoans.
Gov. Pat Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday. As he gave a brief run-through of his new budget Quinn tried to paint an optimistic future for the Prairie State. That’s no easy task.
As part of "Eight Forty-Eight's" new Mayor Mondays series, the show will look back at the way Mayor Richard M. Daley’s tenure has affected certain aspects of city life and explore the challenges that the next mayor will face.