Crime & Law

COPA Set to Launch Public Training Program on Police Oversight, Bodycam Video Analysis and More

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability will launch its second People’s... Read More


J.B. Pritzker Urges Joe Biden to Intervene as ‘Untenable’ Pace of Migrants Arriving in Illinois Accelerates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is pictured in his Capitol office. (Jerry Nowicki /... Read More

Astros fan cheering.


Frontline - The Astros Edge: Triumph and Scandal in Major League Baseball

The Houston Astros cheating scandal and what it says about baseball today. With reporter Ben Reiter, the making of one of the best teams and worst scandals in modern MLB history, the limited accountability and how Astros baseball changed the sport.


Make the Soup That Started Everything for Lula Cafe

Jason Hammel's first taste of his wife's cooking was this cabbage soup.

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup.

Chicago Stories

What the Animals of the Chicago River Can Tell Us

“The river system is alive with wildlife. It is really amazing,"  says Margaret Frisbie.

Beavers have been spotted in the Chicago River system.

For parents

Art Projects Using Leaves

Autumn is a great time to help children re-explore their neighborhoods using all their senses.

Child creating art with leaves.
Former President Donald Trump, right, sits in a courtroom at the New York Supreme Court on Monday, October 2, 2023.

Crime & Law

Donald Trump Seethes Through the Start of Trial in New York Lawsuit Accusing Him of Lying About His Wealth

The civil case, brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James, accuses the business-mogul-turned-politician and his company of deceiving banks, insurers and others by habitually misstating his wealth in financial statements.

The cover of the Lula Cafe Cookbook next to a dish from it, sweet and sour cabbage soup


Make the Soup That Started Everything for the Beloved Lula Cafe

Jason Hammel's first taste of his wife's cooking was this cabbage soup. He and she started a soup business before opening Lula Cafe, now in its 24th year. A new cookbook highlights its recipes and stories. 

Professor T stands with Dan and Lisa in front of a lecture hall full of students


Season 2 of Professor T

Professor T is back to solve another season of mysteries while trying to sort out his relationships via therapy and confronting his fears.

Dorothy Hoffner, 104, becomes the oldest person in the world to skydive with tandem jumper Derek Baxter on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Ill. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune via AP)

Arts & Entertainment

104-Year-Old Chicago Woman Skydives From Plane in World Record Attempt: ‘Age Is Just a Number’

Dorothy Hoffner first skydived when she was 100. On Sunday, she left her walker behind just short of the Skyvan plane at the Ottawa airport and was helped up the steps to join the others waiting inside to skydive.

A neurodiverse family

For parents

How PBS KIDS Characters Help My Family and Son With Autism

My son, Jake, was diagnosed with autism when he was 3, and when my daughter, Abby, was 18 months. And while Abby was too young to recognize Jake’s different needs when he was first diagnosed, as she grew, so did her awareness that her brother processed the world differently than others his age. 

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