John Dodge is the Executive Producer of CBS Chicago’s website. (You are here now! Thanks for joining us.)
Mr. Dodge has been a journalist a good long while, long enough to be called a “veteran.”
Before arriving at CBS, Mr. Dodge held various editorial positions at the Chicago Sun-Times.
He likes to write about things that he finds interesting.
He hopes you feel the same way.
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While Illinois ranks nowhere near the top in terms of the number of marijuana users, the state makes more arrests, per capita, than any other state.
With news this week that the Cubs’ owners have bought up six more rooftop properties, let’s take a look at that view back in a simpler time, before it became a high-priced commodity.
Police have recommended that criminal charges be filed after an investigation into a well-publicized brawl at a boy’s basketball game at Griffith High School.
A bill that would decriminalize possession of a limited amount of marijuana is now in the hands of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
50 years ago, this strip of Lake Shore drive was a sun worshippers dream.
A massive recall of potentially dangerous automobile airbags was drastically expanded on Tuesday and now covers nearly 34 million vehicles.
The president quickly followed all major professional Chicago sports teams, but one.
In one of the flattest cities in America, ski jumping was a thing.
Transportation Security Administration screeners found a loaded loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson firearm Thursday
This series of maps tells a compelling story of race in this country.
According to multiple entertainment media reports, Bill Murray will join David Letterman on Tuesday night’s show, the legendary talk show icon’s penultimate episode.
Chicago’s skyline emerges, shadowy and gray, from the California stop on the CTA’s Blue Line. Below the elevated tracks, a colorful postcard offers riders a friendly greeting.
One day after the city of Chicago took a big hit to its credit rating, a leading bond-rating agency downgraded the Chicago Public Schools debt to “junk” status.
If there was a Biggest Loser, canine edition, Kale Chips the beagle would be the hero.
Citing the city’s underfunded pension crisis, Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Chicago’s debt to junk bond status.
Every year, students across Indiana arrive in class to conduct what amounts to a performance evaluation of not only themselves, but their teachers and schools.
The newest, biggest attraction at the wildly popular Maggie Daley Park officially opens on Tuesday.
Wildsam will select two Travel Fellows and pay for them to chronicle their American adventure this summer.
If you are sniffling, sneezing, wheezing and feel as if your head is in a vice, you can blame those leaves emerging on the trees.
An ambulance transporting a patient was one of the two vehicles hit by gunshots on the Dan Ryan Expy. on Thursday afternoon.