A rap video posted on YouTube led police on a journey that ended with a 23-hour interrogation conducted by two teams of detectives. The Tribune breaks down their method.
Education marks the biggest split. Crain's runs the numbers.
And it shows the complexity of taxing the city's biggest property-tax revenue generators. The Sun-Times investigates.
Chicago dance legend Homer Bryant teaches his students a difficult style he calls Hiplet. Chicago magazine talks with him about their viral video.
In just one year. The Daily Beast explains why.
A state senate bill was designed to combat it. Why and how was it killed? The Chicago Reporter autopsies the legislation.
Veteran WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore puts it in context for a national audience. She speaks with Scott Simon on Weekend Edition.
How did the downstate kid become a man of the world? He started with curiosity. Belt examines his cultural education.
From the city's luckiest dog to places to pamper your own pet, an exploration of our creatures and ourselves. Chicago magazine devotes a week to domestic animals.
An Aurora man sculpts tiny urban environments with remarkable realism. Buzzfeed presents the work of Ryan Monahan.