Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist John White, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times, captured Nelson Mandela arriving at home the day he was freed. For White, it was a transformative moment of his career.
Thousands of boxes of medical supplies, food and clothing from Chicago are trying to reach typhoon survivors in the Philippines and Governor Pat Quinn would like to have an Illinois National Guard plane transport the items.
Philippines Typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda, has caused devastating results and with Illinois having the third-largest Filipino population in the United States, many people in Chicago and the suburbs have personal reasons to be concerned.
Gunfire rang out in a Far West Side neighborhood, as two teens are hit and 18-year-old DaQuan Boyd did not survive. It comes on a day when Governor Quinn signs new gun legislation that he says will make communities safer.