The City

14 EpisodesProduced by USA TODAY | Wondery

The City tells true stories of how power works in urban America. Season 1 begins in Chicago, 1990.Winter is turning into spring, and in Chicago, that means construction season. After years of disinvestment, highways are rebuilt, old buildings demolished, new skyscrapers erected. All that rubble has … read more

14 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Introducing The City

September 17th, 2018


The City tells true stories of how power works in urban America. Season 1 begins in Chicago, 1990. 

After years of disinvestment, highways are …

Six Stories | S1 E1

September 24th, 2018


Chicago, 1990. A guy with a loud sweater, manicured nails and connections to some very powerful people idles in a limousine near a vacant lot. A …

Life in the Shadow of the Mountain | S1 E2

September 24th, 2018


"Mount Henry" | S1 E3

October 1st, 2018


A Tale of Two Cities | S1 E4

October 8th, 2018


The "Forrest Gump" of Chicago Crime | S1 E5

October 15th, 2018


A bank failure unearths a connection to the mysterious man in the limo—and suddenly, he’s everywhere. Bribery, fraud and violence are just ways of …

Operation Silver Shovel | S1 E6

October 22nd, 2018


The Takedown | S1 E7

October 29th, 2018


Houston | S1 E8

November 5th, 2018


The Cleanup | S1 E9

November 12th, 2018


The illegal dump is finally eradicated—but at whose expense?

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The Present, The Future | S1 E10

November 19th, 2018


The City Season 2: Reno

November 26th, 2018


Next season on The City, we head west—to Reno.

Courtroom Drama: Listen Now with Legal Wars

December 7th, 2018


The courtroom can be a battlefield over money, people’s rights, and even their lives. For some cases, the consequences can affect us long after the …

The City recommends: A new season of Unsolved | S E1

January 23rd, 2019


Season 3 of Unsolved tells the story of Fr. Alfred Kunz, a Catholic priest from a small-town Wisconsin parish.

In 1998, someone slit his throat. Some …

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