Khaled Hosseini talks about the themes of morality and human relationships in his new book. How difficult is it to make an independent film in Chicago? Filmmaker Aemilia Scott and director of the Midwest Film Festival, Mike McNamara answer. WBEZ reporter Tony Arnold gives an update on Springfield.
On Monday's 'Morning Shift', we talk with WBEZ statehouse reporter Tony Arnold on the updates in Springfield, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg about today's big Notre Dame game, Cheryl Raye-Stout on the NHL Lockout and Chicago magazine Deal Estate columnist Dennis Rodkin on the housing market.
The jury has delivered a split verdict in the terrorism trial of Tahawwur Rana. On Thursday, a jury found Rana guilty on two counts: aiding a Pakistan-based terrorist group and plotting an attack on a Danish newspaper.
I'm a little late, but maybe this could be a new segment for the blog - instead of a morning round-up, maybe I can gather interesting tidbits from reporters and ongoing stories and deliver you an afternoon report:Top Story: Navy Pier is being leased to a not-for-profit.
On June 9, the Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup since 1961. The victory celebrations went late into the night for thousands of fans. They poured into the streets around Wrigley, they crowded up and down Michigan Avenue and gathered near the United Center.