| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Former Mayor Richard Daley popped up to give a tour of Millennium Park Monday, but did not address why more than a dozen companies subsidized by city taxpayers were required to give more than $900,000 to the charity founded and led by his wife.
| Feb 24, 2011
As Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel waved to an excited crowd at his election night victory party, another future Chicago leader stood with him. Amy Merritt Rule, Chicago's first lady in waiting, joined her husband on the stage, the first time she has done so...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:40 PM
The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans.
“She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:22 PM
| Mar 19, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Pam Becker Michelle Obama is going back to school - and taking Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow and astronaut Mae Jemison with her. The first lady is being joined by the women - as well as Denyce Graves, Kerry Washington,......
| Sep 26, 2009
| 3:42 PM
Olympic week in Chicago kicked off Saturday with a dedication to hometown legend Willye B. White.
She was the first American track and field athlete to compete in 5 Olympic games, starting in 1956. What used to be the site of a liquor and adult bookstore...
| Sep 9, 2009
Oprah Winfrey got Chicago to do quite a dance.
As the Black Eyed Peas launched into their summer smash single "I Gotta Feeling" from the stage looking north on Michigan Avenue from just north of the bridge, the thousands of audience members crowding...
| Jul 21, 2009
| 10:54 AM
(WGN-AM)- Illinois education officials slashed nearly $400 million out of their budget Tuesday, spreading the pain of the state's dire economic situation across dozens of programs that serve thousands of children.
They whacked a huge hole in the state'...