A new autism resource center from Chicago's Rush University Medical Center pulls together hundreds of resources for parents looking for help in raising children with autism. We meet the director of the center.
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For the rest of the summer we'll be replaying the best of John Callaway's interviews on the Friday Night program. Tonight we preview John's 1984 conversation with the "Queen of All Media," Oprah Winfrey.
A memorial service for Norman Pellegrini will be held on July 18th, on what would have been Norman's 80th birthday, at Mayfair Lutheran Church, 4335 Lawrence Avenue, in Chicago. More details will be shared on 98.7WFMT and at wfmt.com as they become available.
Another fiscal year starts for the state of Illinois, and the General Assembly remains deadlocked over the state budget. Senate President John Cullerton joins Carol Marin to talk about where we go from here.
Some Chicago area organizations want the Chicago River to be disinfected in order to make it safer for people to use. There are others, however, who think that disinfection might not offer any improvement, and could waste a lot of money. Christian Farr has more on this debate.
Bikes geared for racetracks are making their way onto Chicago streets. We show you why more Chicagoans are riding without brakes.
Eleven aldermen introduced an ordinance that would cap the city's potential Olympic liabilities at $500 million. Rich Samuels has the latest from City Council.
Bernie Madoff was sentenced yesterday to 150 years in prison. We talk to the lawyer representing some of his local victims.
Do you want to try a new summer wine but don't know where to begin? Alpana Singh joins us with her list of light and crisp wines for a warm Chicago evening in tonight's edition of Ask Alpana.
We hear what you had to say about some of our recent stories when we read our viewer mail.
There is a split among city unions as to whether or not to accept the concessions the city of Chicago is demanding in order to save more than 1,500 city jobs. Rich Samuels has more on the negotiations, and how Mayor Daley is applying pressure to those who are not cooperating with the city's plan.
At a time when many are worried about their retirement savings, we learn the ins and outs of Roth IRAs and how they can stretch your savings.
We find out how one Chicago photographer got an exclusive with John Dillinger. A Chicago man tells his grandfather's tale of the time he met "Public Enemy Number One."
Tonight, the Grant Park Music Festival begins its 75th season. We have a live performance from a group of singers from the Festival.
Elizabeth Brackett and her panel look at the possible consequences of the Illinois budget stalemate as the deadline looms.