New Archbishop of Chicago

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November 18, 2014 - New Archbishop of Chicago

As of Tuesday, Blase Cupich will become the new Archbishop of the Chicago Diocese. We explore the transition process and what can be expected from Archbishop Cupich as he takes on his new flock.

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‘The City Lost and Found’

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November 18, 2014 - 'The City Lost and Found'

A new show at The Art Institute looks at the transformation of American cities in the 1960s and '70s.

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Photographing Hillary

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November 18, 2014 - Photographing Hillary

A new book showcases Hillary Clinton's political tenure from First Lady to Secretary of State.

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American Experiences

New Exhibit Reminds Us Every Day is Veterans Day

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Dignified Portraits of Men and Women Who Served and the Thoughts They Carried.

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Remembering Mayor Jane Byrne

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November 17, 2014 - Remembering Mayor Jane Byrne

We look back at Mayor Jane Byrne's political career, her groundbreaking win against the Democratic machine, and her tenure as mayor.

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Smoke and Mirrors

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November 17, 2014 - Smoke and Mirrors

As the medical marijuana pilot program gets underway in Illinois, some fear the corruption and cronyism the state is known for will dominate who will be granted the first licenses. We explore the application process and how it will be overseen by state officials.

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History of Chicago Bears’ Head Coaches

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The Chicago Bears have had 17 head coaches since the team’s inception as the Decatur Staleys. Marc Trestman is the Bears’ current head coach. Learn more about the coaches and their records with the team.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 11/14

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November 14, 2014 - Web Extra: The Week in Review: 11/14

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists continue the conversation by discussing the controversy this week over Metra conductor and engineer salaries. And a new archbishop arrives in Chicago.

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Springfield Fall Veto Session Kicks Off

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November 18, 2014 - Springfield Fall Veto Session Kicks Off

Lawmakers head back to Springfield for their fall veto session. But will anything happen on the hot button issues of minimum wage, education funding, and Uber ridesharing before Governor-elect Bruce Rauner takes over?

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Net Neutrality

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November 18, 2014 - Net Neutrality

The debate over net neutrality is at the very core of how the Internet will develop. For some, the principle that all data on the Internet should be treated equally is the cornerstone of an open Internet. But that principle has been challenged in court by Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, who want to be able to charge a fee for traffic carried on their network and charge some Internet users more than others. We debate the issue with experts on opposing sides.

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Sky Full of Cranes

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November 18, 2014 - Sky Full of Cranes

Every year at this time, Sandhill Cranes migrate south. But this year, the skies over Chicago seem to be full of them.

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Funeral Held for Mayor Byrne

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November 17, 2014 - Funeral Held for Mayor Byrne

Dignitaries and politicians packed the church service for the funeral of former Mayor Jane Byrne.

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“Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Vikings

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November 17, 2014 - “Big Cat” Williams on Bears vs. Vikings

The Bears snapped a 3-game losing streak, and earned their first home win of the season, with a 21-13 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.  

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'Gangsters & Grifters'

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November 17, 2014 - 'Gangsters & Grifters'

We take a look at some classic crime photos from the archives of the Chicago Tribune.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 11/14

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 11/14

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne Dies

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Former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne died Friday morning at age 81. Byrne served from 1979 to 1983, and was Chicago's first and only female mayor.

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