Best of 2013: Notable news stories

Best of 2013: Notable news stories

From downtown madness to the wild ride that is the CTA, here are some of the more notable news stories of 2013.



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Winners and losers of 2013

1:39 PM CST, December 13, 2013

Winners and losers of 2013

The many faces of Mayor Rahm Emanuel: 2013 edition

2:09 PM CST, December 12, 2013

The many faces of Mayor Rahm Emanuel: 2013 edition

Mayor Emanuel is often seen announcing new programs at press conferences, presiding over City Council meetings and meeting with dignitaries.

Five frustrating fines for Chicagoans in 2013

4:42 PM CST, December 13, 2013

Five frustrating fines for Chicagoans in 2013

That orange ticket on your windshield is enough to turn you into a big ball of rage. It's only getting worse as the city this year raised some ticket fees and introduced a new big one.

Top 10 Chicago LGBT stories of 2013

10:51 AM CST, December 20, 2013

Top 10 Chicago LGBT stories of 2013

Whether it’s The Advocate—America’s oldest gay news magazine—anointing Pope Francis as Person of the Year for his more lenient views on homosexuality or Russian President Vladimir Putin signing a law criminalizing public discussion of gay rights and relationships, one thing is clear: 2013 was as gay as a clutch purse on Tony Awards night.

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