Election 2014

Stories, data visualizations on campaign finance, voter turnout. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

Chicago Marathon

Full race coverage. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)

Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Bruce Rauner Debate Photo

First Stop: Election Day

Election Preview: 4 Key Things to Follow on Nov. 4

The midterm election is just a few days away. So what are the four key storylines going into Nov. 4?

Photo: Bruce Rauner awaits a question in the third debate. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

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 Jim Oberweis and Dick Durbin Photo

Second Stop: Election 2014

U.S. Senate: Durbin, Oberweis Square off in Final Debate

Incumbent Dick Durbin (D) and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis sparred during WTTW's U.S. Senate candidate forum Wednesday night. Topics included ISIS, healthcare, climate change and some tense moments about Oberweis's residence and Durbin's voting record.

Photo: Dick Durbin (left) and Jim Oberweis await a question. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

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Books on the El Photo

Third Stop: Jackson

Group Turns Trains into Rolling Libraries with Books on the L 

Commuters on CTA trains have been finding books left behind on seats, but it's no accident. A group has organized a book-sharing program on the trains and tweets to the hashtag #booksonthel.

Photo: Commuters share books by leaving them on El trains. (Photo/Marc Filippino)

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