Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s top stores in politics, business, and sports.
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, who died at the age of 70, is remembered for her personality, beliefs, and sense of style.
Respected broadcaster Roy Leonard died Thursday at Evanston Hospital after a brief illness.
The mother of David Koschman files a federal lawsuit over a violation of civil rights. Nanci Koschman cites a cover-up by police and prosecutors in the death of her son David in 2004. Last month, Richard "RJ" Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with David's death. Carol Marin has the latest details. Watch the full news conference and read the lawsuit.
Cook County Special Prosecutor Dan Webb's previously sealed 162-page report on David Koschman's death was released today. We have the latest on how law enforcement handled the investigation. Carol Marin joins us, along with fellow Chicago Sun-Times reporters Chris Fusco and Tim Novak. Read the full report.
We share what you had to say about Richard Vanecko pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death David Koschman in tonight's viewer feedback.
Special prosecutor Dan Webb announced that there will be no new indictments in the death investigation of 21-year-old David Koschman. Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew, Richard Vanecko, was charged with involuntary manslaughter in Koschman's 2004 death. Carol Marin has the details. Watch a web extra video.
End-of-life decisions are deeply difficult to make. That’s why Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Chicago journalist Randi Belisomo are trying to get more people to have these conversations preemptively. They join us to discuss Life Matters Media, their new initiative to get people to talk more openly about death. Read an article and watch a video essay.
After a tragedy at Notre Dame, a local family engages in community outreach, not legal action.