Stories by Alex Ruppenthal

Florida Expert Flies to Chicago to Help Catch Alligator

Half of Humboldt Park closes as search enters second week

An alligator floats in the Humboldt Park Lagoon on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Chicago. Officials couldn’t say how the creature got there, but traps are being placed around the lagoon in hopes the animal will swim into one and be safely removed. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune via AP)

Sections of Humboldt Park are closed Monday while the search continues for the elusive gator, which is at least 4 feet long. 

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on Politics, Then and Now

We speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who broke the Watergate story for the Washington Post in the early 1970s.