Bruce Rauner claimed victory, but Pat Quinn took his time conceding. (Photo/Emily Brosious)
Wrigleyville is a construction zone, neighbors react. (Photo/Evan Walter)
Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)
2014 was a year of change. Illinois elected a new governor, Wrigley Field started its overhaul and the city faced new challenges while dealing with one of the worst winters in history. Our team of reporters, editors, photographers and data journalists captured it all.
Photo: Bruce Rauner awaits a question at the third debate with Pat Quinn. (Photo/Emily Brosious)
Street Team Ambassadors, a one-year-old program started by the Chicago Loop Alliance, is keeping an eye on the homeless downtown while also providing guidance for tourists.
Photo: Street Team Ambassador Dominique Mitchell on patrol in Chicago's Loop. (Photo/Joseph Troiano)
Clifford Covington left prison after 11 years and started searching for a future. Then he found the Sweet Beginnings program, and life got a lot better.
Photo: Clifford Covington inspects a bee hive. (Photo/Jill Wallace)