The scientists behind the discovery of Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur ever found, visit Chicago Tonight.
A number of CPS principals say the new, privately-contracted custodial company isn't up to the job, and their schools aren't being cleaned properly. And principals fear it will only get worse, as Aramark announces custodial layoffs.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has told his life story through commercials, interviews, and articles. Are you curious about the life events Rauner’s campaign hasn’t revealed? One reporter has the answers.
We look into what the City of Chicago is doing to protect the dogs and cats in its care.
GOP candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says the process to become a medical marijuana grower or seller is rigged to benefit the politically connected. Is it?
Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a blood test to detect depression in adults.
The artist Charlotte Salomon raced against the clock to finish a pictorial autobiography as World War II closed in around her.
All over the city, Horses of Honor are on display. Take a look at a selection of these life-size statues.
Our panel of aldermen discuss the latest city government news, , including Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed curfew change and the upcoming mayoral election.
On the eve of Scotland’s vote for independence, we revisit Chicago Tonight’s conversation with Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond.
Illinois has the most units of local government in the country, with nearly 7,000 units of local government statewide. Are all of these units of government necessary? Our panel discusses the issue.
The University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago are still in the bid for housing the Obama Presidential Library.
We hear how two organizations are working to expand minority enrollment in top high schools and colleges.
A new book brings together 152 portraits from the Chicago Tribune archives. We'll talk with the Tribune Picture Editor Michael Zajakowski about the pictures and the people behind them.
Another day, another set of accusations of corruption from Illinois’ candidates for governor.