Today in 1837 an act to incorporate the city of Chicago passed. A decade or two later, thousands of workers helped raise many of its buildings up 14 feet to make way for a badly needed wastewater and stormwater system.
Not technically local news, but calling a president a “former Chicago resident” is a once in a lifetime chyron.
Just about everything is closed to people so they're letting penguins roam the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago!!!
Soon one of Ronald Reagan's boyhood homes will be no more. Fortunately the preservationists have a pretty colorful plan B.
McKinley's statue is across the street from a KFC. But if you think it's weird seeing the President and the Colonel together, well, think again.
Washington's sword looks like a magic wand. Seriously, doesn't he look like he's about to shout "alohomora!" and unlock the hell out of some doors?
You just never know who you'll run into on Chicago's L trains, do you?
Attention Jeff Tweedy of Wilco: George Washington is an American aquarium drinker, and he is trying to break your heart.
We have a lot to catch up on! First, thanks [...]