| Mar 24, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
5:50 a.m. Johnny B gets an update from Gallagher after his recent health scare.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:35 a.m. Mike McConnell talks to a man who gave up money…for good.
12 - 3 p.m. John...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:32 PM
A group of teenagers and young adults stood in silence Sunday on the South Side at Racine Avenue and 78th Court, surrounded by members of St. Sabina Catholic Church.
Cars whizzed by as they stood like statues, one holding a cross that said "Stop...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Before 1965, people in Alabama had to pass a literacy test before they could vote, and some questions were challenging.
How many states had to ratify the U.S. Constitution for it to take effect? What limit does the Constitution impose of the size of...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Reporter Kathy Bergen has been to Copenhagen when Chicago was in consideration for the 2016 Olympics and to Brussels where NATO officials are discussing their May 2012 visit. How has Chicago's perception in Europe changed? How is it the same?
| Dec 14, 2011
It has taken almost two years, but government regulators finally woke up to the idea that those 1-800-GET-THIN billboards plastered all over Southland freeways may be dangerous to your health.
That's the underlying meaning of the action announced Tuesday...
| Dec 18, 2011
Frank Loesch was a crime-fighting crusader nearly unparalleled in Chicago's history. In a life span that included Abraham Lincoln's election and assassination, the Great Chicago Fire, Prohibition and two world wars, Loesch not only saw the city...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:52 PM
It was not the FBI that brought down Al Capone and, contrary to countless movie and television versions, it was not even Prohibition revenuer Eliot Ness.
It was Frank J. Wilson, an accountant in the federal Bureau of Internal Revenue, now called —...
| Jan 15, 2012
Al Capone was a scourge of the city of Chicago. The brutal gangster controlled not only many illegal enterprises, namely beer and booze, but also influenced the legal ones through bribes and threats. It took the full weight and power of the federal...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Our families all have ancestors that might be considered famous or infamous. Some have been easy to find and others are much more elusive. The important thing to remember is that they are all a part of our family and have earned their leaf on the tree....
| Oct 14, 2012
For urban politicians, gun control is like the bar in "Cheers" — a place of refuge they can seek out whenever things aren't going well. Things aren't going well on the crime front in Chicago, with homicides up 25 percent this year. So what else...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The East Coast offers unique hot spots for Halloween chills:
Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary — What began as a one-night haunted house in the ruins of the Eastern State Penitentiary at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in 1991 has 29...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Here is some weekend pigskin to chew on:
—How hot will it get for Texas?
You thought things couldn't get worse after the Longhorns got scorched by Oklahoma last week at the State Fair of Texas. Friday, though, came word that "Big Tex," the 52-foot...