After one of the lowest voter turnouts for a primary, the Illinois governor's race is already the costliest in state history. Our Data/Chicago team analyzes the key races and issues. Related:
Photo: Gov. Pat Quinn, who is trailing in the polls. (Photo/Emily Brosious)
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)
President Obama finished his two-day swing through Chicago with a speech on the economy at Northwestern University. The 54-minute talk touched on minimum wage, Obamacare, student debt, equitable salaries and entrepreneurship.
Photo: President Obama at Northwestern's Cahn auditorium. (Photo/Scott Sutton)