Robert Clifford

Falling Ice

Expert: Newer High-Rises Can Be More Prone To Falling Ice

Efforts to conserve energy at high-rises by using highly insulated windows have led to an increase in falling ice, because ice and snow more easily stick to the cold exteriors of newer skyscrapers.

02/13/2014

A statue of ancient Greek philosopher Socrates in the center of Athens (Photo credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GettyImages)

All-Star Lawyers To Re-Try 2,400-Year-Old Socrates Case

A pair of former federal prosecutors will be re-trying a 2,400-year-old case, and they won’t just be trying to convict one of the world’s most beloved philosophers, but they’ll be going up against two prominent Chicago attorneys.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2013

Coral Kier, 86, died two days after she was hit by a cab while she was in a crosswalk on Aug. 22, 2011. (Family Photo)

Family Sues Cab Driver Who Struck, Killed Elderly Woman

When an elderly woman was struck by a cab and laid in the middle of a North Side street, she unwittingly became an example of a system that allows cab drivers with bad driving records to remain on the streets of Chicago.

CBS 2–07/10/2012

Scales Of Justice

Jury Awards $180 Million To Men Burned In Grain Bin Explosion

A federal jury in St. Louis has awarded $180 million to three men battered and burned while working in a Chester, Ill., grain bin that exploded in 2010.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012