Mar 4, 2014 — Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.
Feb 1, 2014 — The 71-year-old was taken to Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital after returning from a business trip in Arizona. He is undergoing tests in the hospital's intensive care unit.
Jan 30, 2014 — The Cronut is old news. A Chicago restaurant offers the latest doughnut hybridization: an impossible mix of doughnut-fried sweetness and crumbly biscuitness.
Jan 28, 2014 — In extreme cold, beer is particularly vulnerable when it's waiting to go into "the beer house." The bottles and cans are fairly safe as long as the cars they're in are kept moving, a train conductor says.
Jan 16, 2014 — The Committee on the Rights of the Child takes church officials to task for their handling of sex abuse allegations, saying the Holy See must "take all appropriate measures" to keep children safe.
Oct 21, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Two Bagger from Lucky's Sandwich Co. in Chicago. Weirdly, it was delivered in just one bag.
Sep 24, 2013 — Four people have now been charged in connection with Thursday's shooting at Cornell Square Park on the city's South Side. Thirteen people were wounded in the incident, which police say is likely gang-related.
Sep 23, 2013 — The attack at a park in the city's South Side last Thursday sparked outrage. Among those injured: a 3-year-old boy. He's recovering from a bullet wound to his head.
May 10, 2013 — After Swedish immigrants moved out of the city, the traditional Swedish spirit was adopted by different ethnic groups. Bartenders eventually rediscovered the bitter spirit, too, and have helped to fuel its revival in Chicago.
Mar 27, 2013 — Chicago announced it would close 53 elementary schools to mitigate a $1 billion budget deficit. The protesters were demanding that the city walk back that plan.