| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
With hundreds of thousands of riders streaming through 145 stations each day, the CTA's sprawling rail system presents a needle-in-a-haystack challenge when it comes to stopping a would-be terrorist from bringing explosives onto a train.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Current job: Congressman
Born in: Madison, Wis.
Lives in: Naperville
Personal: Married to Aesook Byon; two adult children from previous marriage
Education: Bachelor's degree, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1975); doctorate...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music.
Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:17 PM
DePaul University officials are still targeting a winter groundbreaking for a planned $173 million McCormick Place arena and new home for Blue Demons basketball.
Site clearing is underway and infrastructure work will follow for the arena and a...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Yesenia Duarte's parents are Mexican immigrants. Her family works long hours in construction and at a factory to make ends meet.
At an early age, Duarte set her sights on college. But come enrollment time, she faced a dilemma: either sign up for...