Obama in the Headlines
Sen. Barack Obama said today that America can still play the role of preeminent world leader. But it was local politics that got him in trouble on the Sun-Times' front page. New ties between indicted power broker Tony Rezko and Obama have surfaced. Elizabeth Brackett reports.
News Analysis with Carol Marin
Mayor Daley has named Planning and Development Commissioner Lori Healey as his 11th chief of staff in 18 years. She replaces Ron Huberman, who will be heading to the helm of the troubled Chicago Transit Authority. Yet to be named — a new police chief. Carol Marin and her panel will examine the shuffle at City Hall.
Changes at LaSalle Bank
Bank of America announced today that it plans to purchase LaSalle Bank for $21 billion. We'll talk to Chicago Tribune reporter John Schmeltzer, who wrote about that in today's paper, and ask him what will happen to Chicago's banking scene and, of course, the Chicago Marathon.
A Chicago area technology company is trying to change the way we watch TV, but their competition isn't making it easy. Christian Farr takes a closer look at virtual digital cable, and why it believes it is the future of television.
Critic for a Day
Saturday Night Live's Molly Shannon takes on a dramatic role as a social misfit in the new movie "Year of the Dog." WFLD news anchor Robin Robinson gives us her review.
The classic children's book Go, Dog, Go! hits the stage under the big top in Grant Park. We'll hear from the top dogs at Chicago Children's Theatre on how the kids are enjoying this spectacle.