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The Taste of Chicago may be the granddaddy of local food festivals, but it was not the city’s first. We remember a 1977 event that offered another “taste of Chicago” at McCormick Place.

Chicago Tonight visits a little shop in Chicago for a look at how to rejuvenate pitched percussion instruments – and gets a history lesson in concert tuning.

(Matt Masterson / Chicago Tonight)

More than a dozen residents of the former Ida B. Wells housing project say they were framed and intimidated by a former Chicago Police Department sergeant. Now they are seeking to have their convictions overturned.

A scathing federal report on the Chicago Police Department outlined 99 recommendations for reform. But an analysis by an online investigative site says only six of those recommendations have been fully implemented so far. 

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Starting Oct. 1, crossbows can be used to hunt deer and turkey in Illinois thanks to a state law signed last week.

Contemporary artwork is in the spotlight. We get a behind-the-scenes preview of Expo Chicago, the citywide art show at Navy Pier and other city destinations.

(Courtesy U.S. Open Tennis Championships)

We speak with tennis coach and Chicago native Kamau Murray, who founded XS Tennis in 2005 on Chicago’s South Side.

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Two journalists talk about their recent interviews with the imprisoned former Illinois governor.

Scandinavia’s most famous writer, who penned a six-volume autobiography entitled “My Struggle,” comes to Chicago.

Watch the Sept. 13, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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Tacos and beer, live music, open studios and nerd humor usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.