Developers, Community Group Feud Over Pullman National Monument Plan

An artist’s rendering of Pullman Artspace Lofts, a mixed-use housing development slated for construction in historic Pullman. (PullmanArts)

Plans to build an affordable, mixed-use housing development in historic Pullman are under fire from a small group of community members.

CTA to Roll Out Vintage Train Cars for Cubs World Series Games


Taking the CTA Red Line will be a blast from the past for some Cubs fans heading to the their team’s first World Series appearance in more than half a century.

Ben Stiller’s Surgeon Explains PSA Test, Controversy

Ben Stiller (Michael Schilling / Wikimedia Commons)

Earlier this month Ben Stiller revealed he was treated for prostate cancer in 2014 and credited the PSA test with saving his life. Stiller’s surgeon talks about prostate cancer testing and the controversy surrounding the PSA test.

Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts Talks World Series


We check in with Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts on the eve of the first World Series game at Wrigley Field since 1945. Plus: the latest on Kyle Schwarber and parking restrictions around the ballpark.

Forum: 8th Congressional District Candidates

Candidates Peter ‘Pete’ DiCianni, left, and Raja Krishnamoorthi.

The two candidates looking to replace Democrat Tammy Duckworth make their case for why they should be elected to represent the 8th Congressional District.

Number of Registered Voters in Illinois Exceeds 8 Million


With less than two weeks until Election Day, more Illinoisans are registered to vote since record keeping began in 1970.

CTU Delays Contract Vote

(Chicago Tonight)

The CTU's full membership will hold a secret ballot vote on a tentative labor contract with Chicago Public Schools next Monday and Tuesday.

Trump, Clinton in the Home Stretch


An unusual election season is drawing to a close. We hear about the latest in the presidential campaign from “PBS NewsHour” correspondent Lisa Desjardins.

Investment Fund Aims to Rebuild Neighborhoods


Will Chicago’s new Community Catalyst Fund succeed in bringing private capital and jobs to resource-starved neighborhoods? City Treasurer Kurt Summers, who will run the new fund, tells us about it.

Chicago-Cleveland Game 2 Dominates TV Ratings, Cubs Cashing In

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We talk through the TV ratings and the business side of the Cubs' success with Crain's Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker.

The High Cost of the World Series in Chicago


For Chicago’s long-suffering fans to get in on the action of the Cubs’ historic championship run, they’ll have to pony up the big bucks. 

Aldermen Gripe About Lost Cubs Tickets


Aldermen are none too happy about the new ethics rules prohibiting them from purchasing face value World Series tickets. More on that and what security measures are being taken for this weekend.

Ask Geoffrey: A Special Navy Pier Edition


Geoffrey Baer answers your questions about Navy Pier and previews his new documentary about the Pier that premieres Thursday night.

From Elite Soldier to Anti-Poaching Crusader

Damien Mander (Courtesy of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation)

Meet a former elite soldier from Australia who is now using his special set of skills to combat poaching in Africa.

Forum: US Senate Candidate


Tammy Duckworth hopes to lead the Democratic Party back to the majority in the U.S. Senate. Carol Marin goes one-on-one with the candidate.

CPS Looking to Get More Students Active With New Sports Program

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The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of a new districtwide program aimed at getting more elementary school students involved in school athletics.