Quinn Releases 2013 Tax Return

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Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn released his 2013 tax return. Read an article.

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The Berlin Patient

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April 22, 2014 - The Berlin Patient

In 2008, Timothy Ray Brown made international headlines as The Berlin Patient when he received a stem cell transplant that eradicated the virus that causes AIDS from his body. We’ll hear from Brown and the head of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Read an interview.

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Stuart Shea on Wrigley's Centennial

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April 22, 2014 - Stuart Shea on Wrigley's Centennial

We discuss the history of Chicago’s famed ballpark with author Stuart Shea and his new book, Wrigley Field: The Long Life & Contentious Times of the Friendly Confines, as Wrigley Field celebrates its 100th birthday. Read an excerpt from the book and take a quiz.

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Viewer Feedback: 4/22

Sites for Presidential Library & More

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April 22, 2014 - Viewer Feedback: 4/22

We share what you had to say about potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum and a casino when we read some of our viewer feedback. 

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Sites for Presidential Library & More

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April 21, 2014 - Sites for Presidential Library & More

Chicago is vying for three major institutions: the Barack Obama Presidential Library, The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum and a casino. We’ll take a closer look at possible locations and what urban planning issues Chicago faces with such enormous projects. Vote in a poll.

 

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Restoring the Shrine of Christ the King

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April 21, 2014 - Restoring the Shrine of Christ the King

Over the years, the Archdiocese of Chicago has lost a number of its church buildings to the wrecking ball. But a few that were slated for demolition managed to survive. Among them is the Shrine of Christ the King on Chicago's south side. View a slideshow.

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Jack Bishop

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America’s Test Kitchen’s Jack Bishop stops by with a new book, The How Can it Be Gluten Free Cookbook. We discuss the some of the book’s recipes and food trends for spring. Check out recipes. 

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 4/18

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April 18, 2014 - Web Extra: The Week In Review

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the pervasive patronage at Metra, the CTA plans for an L overpass at Belmont. Watch the web extra video.

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Rauner Mum on Specifics of His Pension Plan

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April 22, 2014 - Rauner Mum on Specifics of His Pension Plan

Chicago homeowners may have a familiar voice among their phone messages tonight: Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. Paris Schutz has the latest on how pension reform has become political. 

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State Guidelines for Medical Marijuana

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April 22, 2014 - State Guidelines for Medical Marijuana

Last week the first formal draft rules for the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program were published. Program coordinator Bob Morgan explains the guidelines for patients, the changes that were made, and the future of the program.  

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Don Stiernberg

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April 22, 2014 - Don Stiernberg

Meet Chicago’s master of the mandolin. Don Stiernberg joins us to talk about playing a traditional instrument in a modern way – and performs live in studio with his trio. View a web extra performance.

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Municipal Pension Reform

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April 21, 2014 - Municipal Pension Reform

While Chicago tries to fix its pension mess, dozens of suburban mayors warn of their own pension doomsday. Paris Schutz has the latest. 

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Crain's Corner

Chicago's $20 Million Club

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April 21, 2014 - Crain's Corner

We’ll talk to Joe Cahill of Crain’s Chicago Business about Chicago’s $20 million club – the small group of area CEOs that earned $20 million or more last year. View a graphic of Chicago's top-earning CEOs.

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The Silver Lining in Breast Cancer

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April 21, 2014 - The Silver Lining in Breast Cancer

Hollye Jacobs was a nurse, social worker and child development specialist, when she found herself moving into the role of a patient. We look at her journey through surviving breast cancer and her new book, The Silver Lining, a supportive guide to help other cancer survivors. Read book excerpts, view a slideshow, and read an interview with the book's photographer.

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City Watchdog Reports Corruption

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Chicago’s Inspector General, Joe Ferguson, says the city should have put $2.2 million into its coffers from a settlement, but a technicality prevented it. Ferguson also says the City should designate the Office of Inspector General as a “law enforcement organization.” Read an article.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 4/18

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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