An investigation published this month outlines a disturbing pattern when it comes to the care of children in Illinois psychiatric hospitals. Reporter Duaa Eldeib joins us with details.
Stories by Siobhan Neela-Stock
ProPublica Illinois Investigates ‘Stuck Kids’ in Psychiatric Hospitals
Jun 7, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
Polsky Center Gives a Leg Up to Young Entrepreneurs in Chicago
May 31, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
The “Shark Tank” of the University of Chicago awards some big money to young entrepreneurs. Meet two of the newly minted Polsky prize winners.
South Side Native John Kozlar, 29, Running for Chicago Mayor
May 30, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
There are at least 10 candidates eyeing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s job. One of them is Bridgeport native John Kozlar, who ran for alderman of the 11th Ward in 2011 and 2015. Why he now says he wants to be mayor.
Alpana Singh to Return as ‘Check, Please!’ Host
May 29, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
After a five-year break, the master sommelier and restaurateur is set to return as host of the Emmy Award-winning WTTW series.
Archdiocese and Students Team Up on Solutions to Chicago Violence
May 24, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
A shooting last week at Santa Fe High School in Texas is the latest in a string of school shootings this year. The Archdiocese of Chicago and local students are now teaming up to address the problem.
Local Author Says Religion Might be the Best Therapeutic Drug Around
May 23, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
The new book “Why We Need Religion” argues that people need religion, but not for spiritual reasons. We discuss the power and purpose can religion can have with author Stephen T. Asma.
Yanny vs. Laurel: Exploring the Science of Sound
May 21, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
It’s a debate that’s consumed the internet: Do you hear Yanny or Laurel? We explore just what’s going on behind this audio illusion.
Northwestern Alumna Gives Rise to Royal Wedding Fever in Chicago
May 17, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
Meghan Markle will become royalty this weekend when she weds Prince Harry. What you should pay attention to while you watch the festivities Saturday morning.
Northwestern’s Tissue Bank Breaking Ground on Digestive Diseases
May 15, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
There’s a new tool in the fight against gastrointestinal diseases – and it’s housed at Northwestern University.
Libertarian Kash Jackson Joins Race for Illinois Governor
May 2, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
Meet the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor who says he’ll end corruption and restore financial stability in Springfield.
Prominent UIC Child Psychiatrist Accused of Putting Children at Risk
Apr 26, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
A star researcher is accused of violating research rules and putting children at risk, while UIC is accused of being compliant. We speak with Jodi Cohen, the ProPublica Illinois reporter who broke the story.
Radio Host Delilah Returns to Chicago Airwaves
Apr 25, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
After a recent break from radio, the self-described “Queen of Sappy Love Songs” is back. Delilah joins us in discussion.
Northwestern Project to Study What Local News Readers Want
Apr 24, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
With local news facing staff cuts and shrinking content, can a new project at Northwestern University be the lifeline it needs?
How and When to Talk With Kids About Finances
Apr 18, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
Money Smart Week 2018 is coming to Chicago. What should parents tell their children about money? A discussion with Beth Kobliner.
New Report Reveals Presence of Lead in Many Chicago Homes
Apr 16, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
Why so many Chicago homes are testing high for lead in their water – and what you can do about it.
Evangelical Church Leader Bill Hybels Steps Down
Apr 11, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
What’s behind the resignation of Willow Creek mega-church leader Bill Hybels? A discussion with Chicago Tribune reporter Manya Brachear Pashman.
Meet Chicago’s New Greek Orthodox Church Leader
Apr 10, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
The Greek Orthodox faithful of Chicago have a new leader. Metropolitan Nathanael Symeonides was enthroned on March 24 and is only the second in this region.
Emily Graslie’s New Podcast Explores Science Through Storytelling
Apr 10, 2018 | Siobhan Neela-Stock
She has held the unique job title of Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum since 2013. Now, Emily Graslie tells us about her new podcast “ExploreAStory.”