VIDEO: Crafting the perfect bow

By Mathias Meier Just as poets argue that the eyes are the window to the soul, classical musicians say the bow is the lips, teeth and tongue to a violin. And when local players want their instruments to sound their best, many go to see Eric Swanson.

VIDEO: The coach

By Mathias Meier In a neighborhood widely portrayed as a hub for drug trafficking and street violence, one coach is making a difference. Mathias Meier takes us to Little Village and the basement of a community church where boxing and dreams collide.

VIDEO: Immigration plan on hold because of federal court ruling

By Mathias Meier U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez says a federal judge’s decision to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration may delay but won’t prevent efforts at reform. This story followed Gutiérrez on the road while he spoke to immigrants planning to apply to the program and has his reaction when he heard about […]