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A recent post on a social news sharing website caught our attention. In the image, a pair of legs dangle above the Chicago River, seeming to float above Wacker Drive. We had to find out who was behind the lens.
The newest resident of the Lincoln Park Zoo weighs 1,000 pounds and stands 9 feet tall. Meet Siku, a 6-year-old polar bear.
In her victory speech Tuesday night, Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza said she would protect the "fiscal and moral health" of Illinois as the state's check-writer.
President Barack Obama takes jabs at Donald Trump on the campaign trail. The latest on the presidential campaign.
Recent polls indicate Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton’s national lead of about 3 to 4 percentage points. “PBS NewsHour” correspondent John Yang joins us with the latest.
The Chicago City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to remove a Trump Plaza sign located outside the Republican nominee's 98-story skyscraper.
A massive cyberattack temporarily takes down major websites. Find out how hackers use household devices to wreak havoc online.
Plans to build an affordable, mixed-use housing development in historic Pullman are under fire from a small group of community members.
Cook County voters will decide whether to eliminate the Recorder of Deeds office in a binding referendum. We hear from both sides of this contentious debate.
Sharon Fairley, the head of the city's Independent Police Review Authority, is here to talk about the new police oversight agency set to replace it.
Donald Trump responds to allegations of misconduct from multiple women. “PBS NewsHour” correspondent Lisa Desjardins weighs in on this and more.
The Chicago Teachers Union President talks about the union's tentative agreement with Chicago Public Schools.
Illinois voters will decide whether the state's transportation funds will be locked away solely for transportation spending. A look at what’s at stake.
Sir Fraser Stoddart was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing the world’s smallest machines.
The eastern massasauga rattlesnake, also known as the “swamp rattler,” produces venom more toxic than most other rattlesnakes.
The Shedd Aquarium is calling on President Barack Obama to sign legislation that aims to curb the highly lucrative, international business of illegally trading endangered and threatened animals.
The Lincoln Park Zoo gave journalists a sneak peek of the new African penguin exhibit, which aims to replicate the birds' natural habitat in southern Africa.
A Chicago conservation alliance is asking for the public’s help to save a dozen native species, including the endangered Blanding's turtle.
On Thursday, World Rhino Day, the zoo donated a piece of horn from one of its black rhinos to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The agency will use the sample to train its canine unit that sniffs out contraband at O’Hare International Airport.
A restaurant-worthy mushroom was identified by researchers from the Field Museum and Chicago Botanic Garden. Meet the Chicago chanterelle.