As the year starts, Chicagoans have gotten another reminder of why the parking meter lease has been so deeply unpopular.
The People’s Music School in Chicago is trying to fill the gap in music education left by budget cuts to public school music programs. The tough part? Getting in.
Rep. Mike Quigley of Illinois talks with Need to Know’s Jon Meacham about the chances of gun control legislation passing in Congress after the shootings in Arizona.
Dog tags of the more than 58,000 service men and women who died in the Vietnam War hang from the ceiling of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum in Chicago on Veterans Day, November 11, 2010.
In our new advice column, Just Ask, Peter Sagal advises a longtime politico on how to reshape his image.
The former Illinois governor was convicted of lying to FBI agents, but the jury hearing his corruption case was divided on 23 other charges. Prosecutors vowed immediately to retry the case.