Geoffrey Baer shows us what lies beneath the city when he takes us on an underground tour of Chicago.
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Chicagoan and self-proclaimed "porch pop" musician, Dick Prall performs live in studio.
A car that gets 230 miles per gallon--that's the claim General Motors is making regarding the highly anticipated Chevy Volt. The Volt will run partially on electricity, but is it the vehicle that will revolutionize the way we drive? Eddie Arruza and his panel take up the future of the electric car.
There's a new way to treat Iraq War veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. It's a 3-D simulator and it's the first of its kind in Illinois. We see how it works and how it's helping.
What's more than 6 feet tall, twisted, and full of hot air? We introduce you to a young Chicagoan who crafts giant sculptures made entirely of balloons.
The Blackhawks have had an off-season to forget. The latest piece of bad news is the arrest of young superstar Patrick Kane on a felony robbery charge. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel have the latest developments.
We fly on a fully restored World War II bomber and meet a man who flew 35 missions as a tail gunner.
There is a remarkable new eco-friendly house in the Ravenswood neighborhood that recycles its water and generates more electricity than it will ever use. Geoffrey Baer takes us on a tour of this home of the future.
Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: A rash of robberies in Lincoln Park and the South Side have communities on alert; a scathing report rips the University of Illinois' clouted admissions policies; clout also investigated at Chicago's elite public schools; United Airlines moving their headquarters to the recently renamed Willis Tower; Ford pinning their revival on the new Taurus made right here in Chicago; the Cubs and Sox each battling for first-place; and new Bears quarterback Jay Cutler impressive in training camp.
Almost half of those living with HIV or AIDS are African American. We talk to a young doctor known for her frank talk to the African American community about a traditionally taboo subject: sex.
DuPage County voted to ban video gambling, a major source of revenue for the state's capital bill, within unincorporated parts of the county. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest details on the decision and how much money the county may lose.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver died today at the age of 88. She founded the Special Olympics, which debuted in Chicago in 1968. We look back at her life and legacy.
How young is too young for a child to have a cell phone? We talk with experts about this new reality.
Sen. Durbin said he would support a health care bill that did not include a public option if that meant the bill would come to a full vote before the Senate soon. Eddie Arruza caught up with the senator today and tells us what Durbin's position could mean for health care reform.
United Airlines flies into the city, but who are the winners and losers in the deal that brought the company into Chicago's Willis Tower? Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780's "Noon Business Hour" has that story, plus the rest of the week's business news.
We look back at the life and legacy of director and North Shore native John Hughes, who died last Thursday at the age of 59.