Chicago welcomed a new mayor into office on Monday for the first time in 22 years. Thousands gathered at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago to witness the swearing in of Rahm Emanuel as leader of America's third largest city.Among those on hand was our WBEZ colleague Adnan Rashid, one of 14 P
After a long and bitter debate, a partial deal has been reached to continue expansion of O'Hare International Airport.It took the federal government to mediate negotiations between the City of Chicago and United and American Airlines, the biggest carriers at O'Hare.
United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said Northwest Indiana is poised to be a major player in the development of high-speed rail. LaHood said enthusiasm is high in Indiana for high-speed rail projects because it can bring jobs and money to the state.