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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/3

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October 3, 2014 - Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/3

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

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Weather Forecast Causes Flight Cancellations

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October 2, 2014 - Weather Forecast Causes Flight Problems

With thunderstorms forecasted in Chicago, airlines cancelled more than 700 flights at Chicago’s airports. The latest cancellations come less than a week after a fire at an Aurora radar facility resulted in thousands of cancelled flights. 

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Misty Copeland on ‘Life in Motion’

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October 2, 2014 - Misty Copeland on ‘Life in Motion’

Dancer Misty Copeland joins us to talk about her rocky upbringing and her against-the-odds success in the world of ballet. 

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The 1968 Exhibit

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October 2, 2014 - The 1968 Exhibit

The traveling exhibit highlights the major events of 1968, including riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Chicago Tonight previews the exhibit that opens on Saturday. 

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Obama to Arrive in Chicago Via Gary

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October 1, 2014 - Obama to Arrive in Chicago Via Gary

President Obama will be in Chicago this evening through tomorrow. Paris Schutz has more on why he's here, and why he's not coming into O'Hare or Midway airports.

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Solar Power in the City

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October 1, 2014 - Solar Power in the City

The Institute of Cultural Affairs installed 483 solar panels on the roof of its headquarters in the Uptown neighborhood, making it the largest number of solar panels on one structure in the Chicago area outside of downtown. The institute tells us how it's part of its master plan on sustainability. 

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Extending the Gardening Season

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October 1, 2014 - Extending the Gardening Season

The gardening season has come to an end for most of our summer crops, but that doesn’t mean we’re done gardening until next spring. 

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‘Fantastic’ Voyage

Globe-Trotting Artist Creates Otherworldly Creatures

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From Kenya to Brooklyn – and now Evanston – a red-hot young artist makes mythic collages from the material world.

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Discussing the November Election

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September 30, 2014 - Discussing the November Election

We're just five weeks away from the November election and debates are getting more heated, ads are becoming more personal, and candidate campaign offices are popping up on the city's South Side. Chicago Tonight takes a look at the key races.

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President Campaigns for Quinn, Speaks at NU

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October 2, 2014 - President Campaigns for Quinn

In Evanston this afternoon, President Obama makes the case that the economy is better under his watch, but acknowledges the middle class hasn't fully felt it.

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Cleaning the Great Lakes

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October 2, 2014 - Cleaning the Great Lakes

This summer a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie led to 500,000 people being cut off from their drinking water in Toledo. Elizabeth Brackett details the latest efforts to protect the Great Lakes drinking water.

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NU Writer in Residence Stuart Dybek

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October 2, 2014 - NU Writer in Residence Stuart Dybek

Chicago poet and fiction writer Stuart Dybek stops by to talk about teaching writing at Northwestern University and his two books of short stories released this year. 

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Local Researcher Working on Ebola Vaccine

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Ebola is rapidly spreading in West Africa, killing thousands of people; and the first case in the U.S. was recently reported. Learn more about the virus and local research that focuses on treating and preventing Ebola.

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First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in US

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October 1, 2014 - First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in US

The Ebola epidemic continues to spread as the first person in the United States is diagnosed with the disease. Our panel discusses the impact it could have in America.

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City to Host Great Chicago Fire Festival

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October 1, 2014 - City to Host Great Chicago Fire Festival

The Great Chicago Fire Festival culminates this Saturday on the Chicago River.

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Ask Geoffrey: 10/1

Travel Back in Time Through Your Window to the World

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October 1, 2014 - Ask Geoffrey: 10/1

Geoffrey Baer takes you through time right outside WTTW's front door in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Health Coverage in Illinois

Time Running Out for State to Apply for Federal Funds

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September 30, 2014-Health Coverage in Illinois

The governor says nearly 700,000 state residents have signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But could inaction in Springfield cost the state big in federal health care funds?

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