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Monday, April 10, 2017

(Courtesy Joyce Endresen)

A new treatment for a deadly form of brain cancer is seeing dramatic study results. “When I first started, less than 10 percent of patients with glioblastoma were alive at five years. Now we’re at 12 to 15 percent,” said Roger Stupp, a neuro-oncologist at Northwestern University. 

In the early 1960s, bald eagles were nearly extinct in the lower 48 states. But government protections and conservation measures have had a huge impact on their numbers. “I think it’s an incredible success story,” said biologist Chris Anchor.

(Chicago Mayor's Office)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday a commitment to transition the city’s municipal buildings and operations to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2025.

Chronic diseases, like obesity and diabetes, are among the costly and preventable, according to the Chicago Public Health Department. (Tony Alter / Flickr)

The new Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control will “streamline” the city’s current efforts and look for new ways to help prevent and improve the management of chronic conditions and diseases.

Chicago's mayor and the U.S. education secretary have a 10:30 a.m. meeting scheduled Wednesday morning. But the location and content of their talk is not yet known.

Rob Rapley

Meet one of the filmmakers behind a new “American Experience” series about the United States’ entry into World War I.

Viewers weigh in on the complicated system of selling tax liens in Cook County.  

Watch the April 10, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Top Brass Throws Shade at Local Politicians

The Cubs unveil the new Park at Wrigley as the team plays at home for the first time as World Series Champs.

Cook County Associate Judge Raymond Myles (Courtesy of Circuit Court of Cook County)

It is a new and disturbing mark against the city of Chicago: Early Monday morning a local judge was shot and killed.

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An aviation security officer is put on leave after a passenger is dragged from an overbooked United Airlines flight at O’Hare.

After a hyper-partisan confirmation process and a change to the filibuster rule in the Senate, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in Monday by Justice Anthony Kennedy – the judge for whom he once served as a clerk.