David Schaper appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The National Hockey League's Stanley Cup championship gets underway in Chicago Wednesday night, with the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins facing off in the first game of the best-of-seven series. It's a classic matchup between two of the NHL's original six teams.
Both teams are recent champs, which is ...
Friday, June 07, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The clock is ticking for those who hope Illinois will become the 13th state to legalize same-sex marriage.
The Illinois General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its spring session Friday night, and the marriage equality bill still has not been called for a vote in the state House, where supporters ...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Under cloudy skies and through intermittent showers, 4-year-old Kamrin Ramirez holds in her little hands two cards, one addressed to Ms. Patterson, the other for Ms. Johnson, her two preschool teachers at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla.
"I write thank you so much," she says.
Plaza Towers was ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Life on the Mississippi River is a roller coaster of highs and lows: record high floodwaters one year, a drought and near-record low water levels the next. And those are just two of the many problems faced by river stakeholders like barge operators, farmers and conservation groups.
Those stakeholders met ...
Monday, April 22, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Friday, April 12, 2013
While many in Chicago immediately thought of the famous "Billy Goat curse," when a severed goat's head was delivered to Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts at Wrigley Field this week, I immediately wondered if it was a message from the "Rahm-father," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
After all, Ricketts is in ...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
A major artery that feeds Chicago's downtown business district has been temporarily cut off as crews work around the clock this week to replace half of the 91-year-old Wells Street drawbridge.
The bridge carries not just cars, buses, bikes and pedestrians but elevated trains, too, making the project so complicated ...