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Hoping to capitalize on the violence prevention research already being conducted locally, the group hopes to spur new research initiatives and facilitate ongoing community-based violence prevention efforts.

The urban education specialist tells us what he’s learned about fixing Chicago’s schools after 13 years as leader of the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute.

(Courtesy of the Sierra Club)

Several dozen employees based in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chicago office joined a downtown rally Monday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump’s nomination to lead the agency.

(Courtesy of CNN)

Despite a shaky confirmation hearing and significant pushback from the public, Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the new U.S. Secretary of Education.  

The chef, restaurateur, author and TV host drops by to share two delicious Mexican recipes.

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency warns Southern Illinoisans to be prepared for earthquakes. Just how great is the risk?

President Donald Trump aims to cut financial regulations. We discuss how the banking and financial industries might change under his administration.

After hours discussing the grand bargain budget behind closed doors, the state Senate goes home without voting. A look at how the deal is changing.

Watch the Feb. 7, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

After being turned away last week, a Syrian refugee family arrives in Chicago. Will there be a happy ending for the family or could they be turned away again?