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.
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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.
Governor Quinn signs a bill into law banning texting behind the wheel of a car. Christian Farr was there for the signing, and he joins us with more on the legislation.
Mayor Daley's defending his decision to give United Airlines $25 million in tax increment financing funds to help pay for its move to Willis Tower. Rich Samuels has the details on the deal that will move 2,800 jobs downtown.
What do a totem pole in Burnham Harbor and the Chicago Cubs curse have in common? The answer to that and more in tonight's edition of Ask Geoffrey.
Looking for Lollapalooza weekend alternatives? Time Out Chicago magazine is here with some activities that won't pull so hard on the purse strings.
Police are hailing a Chicago cab driver as a hero because he physically engaged a suspect in a robbery-beating. Would you do the same? Rich Samuels has the story of the cab driver who helped Chicago cops catch a suspect early this morning.
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.
We hear what you had to say about some of our recent stories when we read some viewer mail.
For the rest of the summer we'll be replaying the best of John Callaway's interviews over the years. Tonight we take a look back at a 1978 conversation with Julia Child, the subject of the new Meryl Streep movie Julie & Julia.
Another school clout scandal has come to the surface, this time involving the Chicago Public Schools. Admission practices at some of the district's most selective high schools are currently under scrutiny. Eddie Arruza and his panel go inside the controversy.
Chicago journalism legend Harry Porterfield discusses his departure from ABC 7 and his new job at CBS 2.
Evanston native Dino Robinson is a graphic designer by trade, but you might also call him an "accidental historian." Christian Farr introduces us to this man and his mission to uncover the history of African-Americans along the North Shore.