Inside the courtroom—and jury room—the competing stories are complex, and the stakes high. The Reader follows the full course of a civil trial.
Walgreens, ADM, Baxter, Boeing, Kraft Heinz, McDonald’s, and United/Continental all got CEOs in a little more than a year. What’s going on? And what does it mean for Chicago? Chicago magazine introduces the new titans of industry.
An openly gay Christian blogger was hired by Wheaton to do LGBT outreach. It didn’t last long. She tells her side of the story in Time.
In 1974, Gordon Quinn and Sue Davenport documented the life of a young Gage Park girl as the working-class white neighborhood changed around her. Kartemquin Films is streaming the documentary as part of its 50th anniversary.
The Art Institute’s former chief contemporary art collector now runs the museum—paralleling trends in the greater art world (and that of major art collectors). Crain’s profiles the new boss.
40 years ago, the late Supreme Court justice was a young, star law-school prof—but some alumni claim he was less than impartial as a teacher. Gawker tells their stories.
Activists and the Cook County Democratic Party are lined up against her. Is she the next Edward Hanrahan? The Nation and the Chicago Reporter team up to examine the race.
LaSalle County’s state’s attorney hired his own special investigators to bust drug runners on I-80. Is that legal? And where did the money from civil forfeitures go? Chicago Lawyer investigates.
Democratic rep Ken Dunkin twice broke rank with Michael Madigan. If the speaker can knock him off in a primary challenge, Madigan can get his supermajority back. WBEZ games out the race.
Billy Corgan briefly made Resistance Pro famous. After his departure and a bankruptcy, it continues on, carried by passionate wrestlers who make $25–$100 per match. Chicago magazine goes ringside.
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