FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Tracking the history of a gun used in a recent Chicago shooting provides a revealing account of how guns get into criminals' hands, and how unapproved purchases easily evade the state's gun-control laws. Read more
From Lake Superior's Pictured Rocks to the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana, outdoor adventures abound in the Midwest. Spread across five states, these wilderness desitinations will satisfy hikers and bikers, climbers and anglers—as well as laid-back lovers of awesome scenery and rustic B&B's. Read more
When Irv Kupcinet, the legendary gossip columnist of the Chicago Sun-Times, died last year, it marked the end of a remarkable era of glamour and intrigue. Read more