VIDEO: Census data analysis shows Chicago is the country’s most segregated city
By Courtney Dillard The Windy City wins another title, but residents might not be proud of this one. Chicago is the most segregated in America, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Data by Nate Silver, founder and editor of the Five Thirty Eight blog.
PETRO PERIL: Three months after train derailment in Galena, volatile crude still fuels concerns
By Taylor Hall RELATED STORIES VIDEO: Concerns over safety of fuel-carrying trains in wake of Galena derailment Bakken crude’s cross-country odyssey. Oil by rail: a changing landscape GALENA, Ill.– It was a slow day at the Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort when bartender Hannah Davidson glanced out the dining room’s wraparound window and watched the afternoon […]
PETRO PERIL VIDEO: Concerns over safety of fuel-carrying trains in wake of Galena
By Andrew Fowler RELATED STORIES Three months after derailment, Bakken crude still fuels concerns in town Bakken crude’s cross-country odyssey. Oil by rail: a changing landscape On March 5, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota derailed just south of Galena, Illinois adding it to a growing list of towns where similar accidents have […]
MADE IN CHICAGO: Examining the good, the bad . . . and the Malört
Made in Chicago is a mosaic of stories by graduate students at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. It was published in June, 2015 and shows what makes this city unlike any other. (Full Made in Chicago site). The student journalists strove to capture the good, the bad and the Malört. After hours […]