Update on State's Medical Cannabis Program

Everything you need to know about Illinois’ Medical Cannabis program. On Wednesday, Aug. 20, state officials will hold a question and answer session for potential patients, growers, and sellers of medical marijuana. We’ll have latest.

Raider of the Lost Art

Curator of Suburban Museum Has Sixth Sense for Finding Forgotten Artwork

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A little-known Chicago artist is finally getting the attention he deserves – in Des Plaines.

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Ash-har Quraishi on the Situation in Ferguson

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August 19, 2014-Ash-har Quraishi on Situation in Ferguson

We talk with an Al Jazeera correspondent about being on the ground in Ferguson and the impact police presence is having on protesters and the press. 

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Fighting Emerald Ash Borer

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August 19, 2014-Fighting Emerald Ash Borer

We see how the city is taking care of Ash trees hit by the Emerald Ash borer.

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Elected School Boards

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August 18, 2014 - Elected School Boards

It will be a hot issue in the upcoming mayoral campaign—an elected school board. Chicago Students Union will march in favor of an elected board in a rally. We discuss the growing debate on Chicago Tonight.

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Viewer Feedback: 8/18

Genetically Modified Foods

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August 18, 2014 - Viewer Feedback: 8/18

We share what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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Weekend Events Around Town: 8/15-8/17

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The annual Air and Water show, an international neighborhood festival, and an interactive arts festival; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/15

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August 15, 2014 - Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/15

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair

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August 14, 2014 - Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair

Carol Marin reports on GOP Day at the State Fair in Springfield. 

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Controversial Comments Resurface in Pending Mayoral Race

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A Facebook group entitled “Karen Lewis for Mayor of Chicago” posted an offensive comment Sunday  that brought back reminders from Rahm Emanuel’s first campaign for congressman.

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John Dean on ‘The Nixon Defense’

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August 19, 2014-John Dean on 'The Nixon Defense'

Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon resigned his presidency following the Watergate scandal. We talk to Nixon's legal counsel John Dean, described by the FBI as "the master manipulator of the cover-up."

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New Study Addresses Perceptions of Police

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August 18, 2014 - New Study Addresses Perceptions of Police

The Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago released a report Friday, Aug. 15 detailing the lack of trust in the police and legal system.

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Local Chef Wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

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August 18, 2014 - Local Chef Wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

We meet the Loyola University chef and "Hell's Kitchen" winner who will be leaving for Las Vegas to work in Gordon Ramsay's restaurant. 

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Farina City

Local Actor Makes His Mark, Steps Out of Father’s Long Shadow

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Joe Farina doesn’t strongly resemble his dad -- the late actor Dennis Farina -- but he shares a similar everyman quality. 

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/15

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August 15, 2014 - Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/15

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss comedian Robin Williams' suicide, and how his battle with depression could impact the national conversation on mental illness. 

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Rooftop Owners Sue City to Block Wrigley Renovations

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Owners of eight rooftop clubs across the street from Wrigley Field filed a lawsuit today to block the Chicago Cubs renovation and expansion plans of Wrigley Field.

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Local Team Plays in Little League World Series

Viewing Party to be Held for Jackie Robinson West All-Stars

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August 14, 2014 - Local Team Plays in Little League

Hundreds gathered on the south side to watch Morgan Park's Jackie Robinson West All-Star team win game one of the Little League World Series. Paris Schutz has the latest.

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