Just going by the statistics: If you're at a dice game in Austin, there's a good chance Garry McCarthy is coming for you.
Posted March 12, 2013, at 2:30 p.m.
The NFL season's free agency opens up at 3pm today. Does it matter for Chicago? Yes! Sort of.
Posted March 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.
Adapting the broken-windows theory of policing, Chicago's top cop wants people arrested when they don't pay tickets for peeing, gambling, and boozing.
Posted March 12, 2013, at 11:45 a.m.
March has been a wet month in the area, and conditions in Illinois are improving. But last year's drought—and certainly its economic effects—will continue throughout 2013.
Posted March 11, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.
Something special happened last night. But it wasn't as impressive as the stunning pair of dunks a Bulls player put up in a game last year.
Posted March 11, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.
The numbers suggest that fewer households today have a gun than in the past. But that might reflect demographic changes more than it does the number of people actually buying guns.
Posted March 11, 2013, at 3:50 p.m.
Fewer home sales in Northern Illinois were classified as distressed this past year. How did things look in your area?
Posted March 11, 2013, at 3:20 p.m.
The way you use your phone reveals who you are. For data miners, it's incredibly valuable information.
Posted March 8, 2013, at 4:20 p.m.
NASA maintains a giant database of Chicagoland photos dating back to 1973. You can spend hours looking through them all—we picked 16 of our favorites.
Posted March 8, 2013, at 11:20 a.m.
This is how the city looks from an astronaut's perspective versus the shore of an icy Lake Michigan.
Posted March 7, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.