We take a look back at the CTA's 2014 and what's around the corner for customers in 2015.
Paris Schutz and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.
Stomp, Love on Paper, and the Lakeview Polar Plunge; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.
A Brookings Institution report ranks Chicago 203rd out of 300 metropolitan areas around the world in bouncing back from recession. Just how concerned should we be? Our panel of experts weighs in.
Documentary film series, The School Project, releases its second installment focusing on the 50 schools closings conducted by CPS in May 2013. The episode centers around a Chicago family as they navigate the process and what the largest school closing in American history means for education policy in the city.
We share what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer feedback.
City Council takes the first step paving the way for an Obama Presidential Library on public parkland. But does it assuage the concerns of park preservationists?
Jason DeSanto, senior lecturer at Northwestern University School of Law, picks apart President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address. What were the areas of focus? What are the implications for the year ahead?
Teachers, parents, and administrators have been debating whether schools should start implementing the PARCC standardized test, designed to align with the new Common Core standards. We talk with two educators about whether it's time to put the PARCC in place and the value of standardized testing.
Paris Schutz and his panel of journalists discuss “Deflate-gate,” the NFL story that captured the nation’s attention this week. Also, they delve further into the mayoral race, and whether any of the candidates will be a formidable debate challenger to Rahm Emanuel.
New Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses the massive budget challenges ahead. Just how does the state plan to pay its bills? We will have the details.
The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research details how students were impacted by the decision to close 50 elementary schools in May 2013.
Folks over age 60 are opting to stay in their homes and communities well into their golden years. A collection of "virtual villages" are popping up all over the country, providing engagement, services, and a new way of looking at how we age.
Discover Chicago's Ivy League enclave, a no-nastiness library, and a train station namesake on the south side.
Illinois Rep. Lou Lang talks about the status of the state’s medical marijuana program, casino gambling, and his recent meeting with new Gov. Bruce Rauner.
In time for Valentine's Day, The Newberry Library in Chicago has searched through its extensive archives for artifacts of love. Taking suggestions from its staff across many areas of expertise, the library has created an exhibition of works on paper that express love in all its forms over the last eight centuries. We get a preview.