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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 01:33 PM CDT

Chicago Astronaut On Board for Shuttle Launch

Chicago Astronaut On Board for Shuttle Launch

The pilot on Wednesday's launch of Space Shuttle Discovery is a Chicago hero who was inspired by a NASA legend from the same suburban hometown.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

3, 2, 1, Reform!

3, 2, 1, Reform!

The reform commission created by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has released its final report, with wide-ranging recommendations to clean up state government.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

StreetWise is Saved

StreetWise is Saved

After issuing a plea for help last week, Chicago's StreetWise magazine has been saved by individual donors.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Will Daley Use His YouTube Channel for Good?

Will Daley Use His YouTube Channel for Good?

Mayor Daley has launched his own, personal YouTube channel. Isn't that nice? Now the question is -- will he take it seriously?

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Chicago Gets 1 Billion Dollars!

Chicago Gets 1 Billion Dollars!

Help is on the way for the city of Chicago. The economic stimulus package is finally trickling down to cities, and Chicago is expected to take in $1 billion. Now, what will it be spent on?

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Loop Lab School to Give Back $1 Million from State

Loop Lab School to Give Back $1 Million from State

The Loop Lab School that got a $1 million grant from the state will pay the money back.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Walking, Biking Safer in City than Suburbs

Walking, Biking Safer in City than Suburbs

Next time you're out for a walk or a ride on your bike, you might want to keep this study in mind.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Hospital Site Acquired for Olympic Athlete's Village

Hospital Site Acquired for Olympic Athlete's Village

Chicago 2016 officials have reached an agreement to acquire the site currently occupied by Michael Reese Hospital at a price of $86 million.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Todd Stroger: I'm Running Again

Todd Stroger: I'm Running Again

Todd Stroger isn't done with Cook County just yet.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2009 at 01:44 PM CDT

Father Pfleger: E-mail Imposter Will Be Found

Father Pfleger: E-mail Imposter Will Be Found

For two weeks, Father Michael Pfleger has been flying the American flag upside down. Someone claiming to be him has ranted to e-mailers, and Pfleger wants to know who that person is.

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