The life story of Lonza Harris, aka ‘Batman,’ once the “legal and political coordinator” for the Gangster Disciples. CNN has his story.
The city banned sales of the flavored cigarettes near schools after a task force found evidence of “predatory” marketing. Scientific American examines the new rules.
107 years ago, it was Pop Morse’s Roadhouse and a cemetery bar. Here’s how the Uptown spot got to be one of the great jazz joints in America. The Chicago Reader tells its tale.
U. of C. prof Nicholas Epley’s research has challenged the notion we can spot a liar by body language—and you can try it at home. The New York Times takes a page (and some videos) from Epley’s work.
The SEC is working on a new rule that would require companies to report the ratio of their CEO’s pay to that of the company median. The Tribune investigates.
The CPD gets tens of thousands of 911 calls about domestic battery every year—here’s why the organization formed a task force to address how it responds to victims. The Sun-Times explains.
A playful work by the iconoclastic Chicago architect is available for $599,000. Chicago magazine visits.
Doctors can now make models straight from a CT scan or MRI, but funding and insurance coverage is a barrier. Crain’s looks into the future of the field.
Companies are battling to increase the connection speed between markets in New York and Chicago, cutting valuable milliseconds—and pushing the laws of physics. Bloomberg charts the ultimate race against time.
The newcomer dominated in the northern half of the state and did respectably downstate—but Kirk Dillard kept it close in the heart of Illinois. Chicago magazine maps Rauner’s victory.
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