Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at Ground Zero, to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Less than a week after the death of Osama bin Laden, many consider this a moment of closure. We’ve heard from pundits, politicians and everyday citizens.
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me's Peter Sagal is teaming up with our friends at The Moth to host the first-ever Chicago Moth GrandSLAM event. According to The Moth's Sarah Austin Jeness, the GrandSLAM will take place on Wednesday, January 26th at the Park West in Chicago's Lincoln Park.&quo