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)
Commuters on Chicago 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)
Republican challenger Bruce Rauner won the Illinois gubernatorial race Tuesday night, but it took incumbent Pat Quinn until Wednesday afternoon to finally concede the race.
Photo: Bruce Rauner delivers his victory speech. (Photo/Roxane Pahldad)