Mayor Richard M. Daley's initial reaction to the 1995 heat wave wasn't as swift as some wanted, but some people defend his actions (or inaction) because it was a "slow motion disaster." We speak with those who covered the historical moment.
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.
Hmmm, should I go with the silhouette smoking a joint stock photo?Or just go with the generic marijuana plant?Or heck, I'll just show a couple hippies at Woodstock: The City Council is going to vote on decriminalizing pot.
Candidates for next year's Cook County elections made their pitches Thursday for why they deserve the support of the Democratic Party.The three minute speeches candidates gave may or may not have actually mattered in the final vote.
Mayor Emanuel got a second helping of public opinion on the city budget Wednesday night. The mayor held two town halls this week; he asked constituents for ideas to close the city’s estimated $635 million deficit. Much of the red ink on the city’s balance sheet bled over from the