Election 2014

Stories, data visualizations on campaign finance, voter turnout. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

Chicago Marathon

Full race coverage. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)

Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
 Jim Oberweis and Dick Durbin Photo

First Stop: Election 2014

U.S. Senate: Durbin, Oberweis Square off in Final Debate

Incumbent Dick Durbin (D) and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis sparred during WTTW's U.S. Senate candidate forum Wednesday night. Topics included ISIS, healthcare, climate change and some tense moments about Oberweis's residence and Durbin's voting record.

Photo: Dick Durbin (left) and Jim Oberweis await a question. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

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Joakim Noah Photo

Second Stop: Monroe

StoryMap: Meet the Chicago Bulls' Global Roster

The Bulls have opened their 2014-15 season with a roster that has an international flavor. Meet the players by touring this interactive map.

Photo: Center Joakim Noah was born in New York city but has American, Swedish and French citizenship because of his parents. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

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Books on the El Photo

Third Stop: Jackson

Group Turns Trains into Rolling Libraries with Books on the L 

Commuters on CTA trains have been finding books left behind on seats, but it's no accident. A group has organized a book-sharing program on the trains and tweets to the hashtag #booksonthel.

Photo: Commuters share books by leaving them on El trains. (Photo/Marc Filippino)

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