CPS Board to Vote on Budget

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The Chicago Public School board votes today on the controversial 2015 budget that has been slammed by observers for using a "gimmick" to help close nearly a $1 billion hole.

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New Study Questions Success of Niacin

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New research shows one common treatment for high cholesterol may not be worth the risk.

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Ask Geoffrey: 7/23

The Fall of Icarus and a 1979 Grand Prix

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Geoffrey Baer revisits an iconic movie car chase and some mythological metaphors in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey. 

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AbbVie Acquires Shire, Tax Breaks

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July 21, 2014-AbbVie Acquires Shire, Tax Breaks

AbbVie, the research arm of Abbott Laboratories, bought the Dublin-based Shire pharmaceutical company last Friday for nearly $55 billion. We break down the economic impact this move will have on Chicago.

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The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

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July 21, 2014-The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Ever click "I agree" before reading the disclosure? Omri Ben-Shahar speaks with us about his book focused on the purpose and shortcomings of mandated disclosures.

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University Offers Video Game Scholarships

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July 21, 2014-University Offers Video Game Scholarships

Robert Morris University is the first college to offer scholarships for the best gamers to play the popular online game “League of Legends.”

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Hebru Brantley Statues Vandalized

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The Chicago Park District revealed Sunday “The Watch” by local artist Hebru Brantley had been vanalized. Revisit our conversation with Brantley on "The Watch" in a web extra video.

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Suspicious Spikes in Red Light Tickets

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July 21, 2014 - Suspicious Spikes in Red Light Tickets

The Chicago Tribune uncovers a disturbing and inexplicable spike in red light camera tickets around Chicago.

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Update on Malaysian Plane Crash in Ukraine

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Ukrainian separatists have returned the bodies of those who died in the recent plane crash after much negotiation. We have the latest on the situation in Ukraine after a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down near the Russian border.

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Chicago Housing Market's Road to Recovery

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Home sales are up in Chicago, but the market is still a long way from recovering to pre-crash levels.

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Examining Illinois’ Unemployment Numbers

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July 21, 2014 - Examining Illinois’ Unemployment Numbers

Illinois officials are touting one of the largest drops in unemployment in Illinois history. But is the picture really that rosy? Paris Schutz goes behind the numbers. 

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President Obama Signs LGBT Non-Discrimination Order

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July 21, 2014-President Obama Signs LGBT Non-Discrimination

President Obama signed an executive order that protects workers for the federal government and workers of federal contractors from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. We take a look at the order and its impact. 

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J.C. Brooks "Howls" at Chicago's Music Scene

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July 21, 2014-J.C. Brooks "Howls" at Chicago's Music Scene

We visit Chicago soul band J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound.

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“Emotionally, I feel…”

Building P.E.A.C.E for Over 20 Years

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One Summer Chicago provides teens with summer jobs. Learn about one participating organization whose founder hopes the program will help curb violence. 

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Fate of Term Limits Initiative

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July 21, 2014 - Fate of Term Limits Initiative

Is an initiative backed by Bruce Rauner to institute term limits on lawmakers all but dead? Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Jeanne Nolan Talks Garden Tips

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July 21, 2014 - Jeanne Nolan Talks Garden

Jeanne Nolan stops by our studio to talk about our organic vegetable garden and how this summer’s unusual weather has affected gardens.

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