Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in his hospital room Monday afternoon.The surviving suspect in the Boston marathon bombing was captured Friday, just one day after the FBI released video images of the Tsarnaev brothers to the public.The role of camera
Tracy Swartz & Louisa Chu help us tackle the news: CTA fare hikes, food forests and Facebook privacy concerns. Then Rick talks with a junior at Dyett High School, which is being phased out, about the proposed moratorium on CPS school closings. Plus, Don Evans, the man behind the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced a five-year moratorium on school closings to begin in the fall of 2013, just days before the statutory deadline. And the Supreme Court rejected a plea to ban taping police. Former Chicago magazine editor talks about life after glossies.
We continue our look at the function of City Council with a broader look at the role of aldermen in Chicago neighborhoods. Alds. Beale, Moore and Waguespack join Rick in studio. We'll recap the Bears Monday-night massacre against the 49ers. And actor Mark Nasser makes us an offer we can't refuse.
City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mayor Emanuel's budget proposals last week. Does the mayor wield a rubber stamp or do aldermen provide significant input? Plus, we look at Notre Dame's new place atop the BCS rankings. And Rick chats with Goose Island's John Hall.
Michigan Avenue will be ablaze with more than a million lights Saturday for the city's festival of lights. But it's not the only festival in town. Rick talks to two foodie filmmakers in town for the Chicago Food Film Festival. Plus the stars of Northlight Theater's The Odd Couple.