James “Big Cat” Williams and Ann Kreiter discuss the Bears matchup against the Miami Dolphins.
A top Emanuel ally and chairman of the powerful Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics on City Council is in hot water with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.
Passengers arriving from West Africa at O’Hare International Airport will be screened for Ebola. Paris Schutz details what the screenings involve for those passengers.
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times columnist, and best-selling author Nicholas Kristof visits Chicago Tonight to talk about his book and give his take on some global events.
Filmmaker Michael Caplan discusses the first completed documentary on National Book Award winning Chicago author, Nelson Algren.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel reveals his proposed budget for 2015. Paris Schutz details the fees, fines, and taxes that will increase under the mayor’s budget.
Actor Alan Cumming has starred in movies, hit TV series, and stage classics including the role of the emcee in Broadway's “Cabaret.” He visits Chicago Tonight to talk about his life, new memoir, and discovering some truths.
Joel Weisman and his panel continue their conversation online by talking about Ebola and media coverage – is the press overreacting to the story?
A spooky pet parade, an apple pie contest, and a skelebration; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.
The stock market had another wild ride today. Eddie Arruza and his panel take a look at what's behind the volatility.
A local man built a full-size working replica of an 1860's steam locomotive in his spare time. Now he's at work on the Lincoln Funeral Car. We revisit his story.
We share what you had to say about recent stories when we share some of our viewer feedback.
The Chicago City Council gets a look at Mayor Emanuel’s improved proposed budget plan. Some budget items have been known for a while, but there are a number of surprises in store for closing the $297 million budget hole. We discuss where Chicagoans can expect cuts, and what payments will be pushed back to next year.
Veteran Chicago actor Mike Nussbaum joins us on Chicago Tonight to talk about his long career that keeps going strong.
The Illinois Network of Charter Schools says the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity’s report on Chicago charter schools is inaccurate.