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Fall Fishing

Fall Fishing

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

May 18, 2014 1:00 pm
Dick Mell

Dick Mell

Chicago Alderman Richard Mell speaks during a November 2011 news conference in Chicago. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he has accepted Mell's resignation and that it takes effect on July 24. Mell is retiring after nearly 40 years.

July 03, 2013 6:07 pm
Nora Kouba

Nora Kouba

Nora Kouba, an employee at USG Corporation sits at her work station in Chicago. Over the years, Kouba has made use of a benefit offered by USG that allows their workers to buy and sell vacation time, a perk that gives workers more flexibility in managing their time off.

June 13, 2013 4:46 pm
Grant Park Night

Grant Park Night

Grant Park's famed Buckingham Fountain

February 05, 2013 12:00 am
Chicago River Reversing History

Chicago River Reversing History

February 04, 2013 12:00 am
Troubled Bridges

Troubled Bridges

February 04, 2013 12:00 am
Chicago's next prosecutor to be more of an insider

Chicago's next prosecutor to be more of an insider

In this Oct. 11, 2006 file photo in Chicago, former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald speaks at a news conference. Fitzgerald, who recently resigned after 11 years as head of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago to enter private practice, made a name for himself as one of the most tenacious …

January 01, 2013 12:09 pm
Gacy's blood may solve old murders

Gacy's blood may solve old murders

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, left, and sheriff's detective Jason Moran display three recently discovered vials of mass murderer John Wayne Gacy's blood. The sheriff’s office is creating DNA profiles from the blood of Gacy and other executed killers and putting them in a national DNA databas…

December 03, 2012 10:10 pm
Gacy's blood may solve old murders

Gacy's blood may solve old murders

Three vials of mass murderer John Wayne Gacy's blood recently were discovered by Cook County Sheriff's detective Jason Moran. The sheriff’s office is creating DNA profiles from the blood of Gacy and other executed killers and putting them in a national DNA database of profiles created from b…

December 03, 2012 10:00 pm
Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Patients Bob Landorf, left, and Anthony Pazzur walk the corridors of Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., along a path marked with footprint decals every ten feet. Northwest Community has a new program that pairs patients with hospital volunteers, who get patients up out …

March 15, 2012 9:00 am
Quinn-Emanuel spat not new for governors, mayors

Quinn-Emanuel spat not new for governors, mayors

In this March 18, 2011 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and then Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel shake hands at a news conference in Chicago. Not long ago, Quinn was gushing about how he and newly-elected Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel would work together to improve Illinois. Fast for…

August 26, 2011 1:44 pm
75-year-old pilot explains encounter with F-16s

75-year-old pilot explains encounter with F-16s

Max the flying companion of Myrtle Rose, 75, sits in her 1941 Piper J-3 Cub next to the airstrip at her home, Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in South Barrington, Ill. The aviation enthusiast was out for a quick flight on Wednesday, Aug. 3 when she saw two F-16 fighter jets out her cockpit window afte…

August 05, 2011 3:33 pm
75-year-old pilot explains encounter with F-16s

75-year-old pilot explains encounter with F-16s

Myrtle Rose, 75, stands by her 1941 Piper J-3 Cub named "Winston" on her property in South Barrington, Ill., Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. The aviation enthusiast was out for a quick flight on Wednesday, Aug. 3 when she saw two F-16 fighter jets out her cockpit window after she strayed into restrict…

August 05, 2011 3:32 pm
Drew Peterson tries to stop movie about him

Drew Peterson tries to stop movie about him

In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson yells to reporters as he arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill. Peterson, in jail charged with murder in the 2004 death of Kathleen Savio and a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wi…

July 14, 2011 2:10 pm
  Burr Oak Cemetery director pleads guilty

Burr Oak Cemetery director pleads guilty

In this July 10, 2009 file photo, grave markers are seen scattered on the floor of a shack at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill., the historic black cemetery where workers were accused of digging up hundreds of graves in a scheme to resell plots.

July 08, 2011 3:43 pm
Quinn signs education overhaul legislation

Quinn signs education overhaul legislation

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands a pen used to sign a landmark education reform bill to the bill's sponsor, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford, at a bill-signing ceremony, Monday, June 13, 2011, in Maywood, Ill. The bill makes it harder for teachers to go on strike, easier for educators to be fired …

June 13, 2011 3:51 pm
Demolition under way at last Cabrini high-rise

Demolition under way at last Cabrini high-rise

Deidre Brewster speaks about lost housing opportunities in the area as demolition begins at the last high-rise at Chicago's Cabrini-Green public housing complex. Cabrini-Green was built on the North Side starting in the 1940s.

March 30, 2011 3:58 pm
Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel

In this Jan. 4, 2011, file photo, Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference at the Better Boys Foundation in Chicago. On Monday, an Illinois Appeals Court has ruled that Emanuel's name can't appear on the ballot for Chicago mayor because he didn't live in the city in the year before the election.

January 25, 2011 12:00 am
Randle still Quinn's problem

Randle still Quinn's problem

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a 2009 news conference regarding an early-release program and Department of Corrections Director Michael Randle. The Illinois Corrections chief who has been blamed for the program, is stepping down, a spokeswoman for Gov. Pat Quinn told the Chicago Tribune.

September 04, 2010 9:07 pm
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