Members from the local rock group Josh and the Empty Pockets perform live in studio.
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A former Mayor Daley aide has been chosen to replace Congressman-elect Mike Quigley on the Cook County Board. New county commissioner Bridget Gainer tells us about her plans.
In our ongoing Chicago Matters series "Beyond Burnham," we explore how deconstruction is keeping reusable building materials out of landfills. Christian Farr talks with a Chicago-area contractor who wishes this demolition method was available years ago.
They hand them out at an awards show in Hollywood, but did you know that every Oscar is made in Chicago? The coveted statuette is just one of dozens of famous items invented or manufactured here. Tonight, Geoffrey Baer brings you the first of a two-part series about things made in Chicago.
Controversy is brewing at Chicago State University as students and alumni plan protests over the school's finalists for president. Rich Samuels tells us who the finalists are, and why they are creating such a stir.
Chicago's Boeing is cutting production and profits. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780's Noon Business Hour has that story, plus the rest of the week's business headlines.
Is it sometimes okay to cheat in school? We ask an ethicist who is focusing on the everyday dilemmas faced by teenagers.
Should the United States normalize relations with Cuba? We find out what you think when we read some of your viewer mail.
Rod Blagojevich told a Federal judge today that he is not guilty. Rich Samuels shows us what else the former Illinois governor had to say on the day of his arraignment.
President Obama is breaking ranks with his predecessors when it comes to dealing with Cuba. This week he lifted travel restrictions for visiting relatives on the island. We take a closer look at the latest developments.
The foie gras ban was one of the more entertaining and hotly contested debates in recent City Council memory. But is the food fight over? We talk to Chicago Tribune reporter Mark Caro, the author of a new book called The Foie Gras Wars.
Republican Congressman Mark Kirk and Democratic Congresswoman Melissa Bean join Eddie Arruza for a political roundtable.
We take a look at a remarkable collection of art and artifacts as we tour the only building in Illinois that is on the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
From Oprah Winfrey to Martha Stewart, Chicago Tonight has welcomed many famous guests over its 25 years on the air. As we celebrate this milestone anniversary of the program, we look back at some of its most notable celebrity appearances.
Joel and his panel discuss the week's top headlines: Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. facing an ethics probe; Mike Quigley wins Rahm Emanuel's congressional seat; frustrated Chicagoans take to the streets filling potholes; the International Olympic Committee gets a firsthand look at Chicago; 22 Illinois firms planning major layoffs; President Obama urges homeowners to refinance; the Bulls and Blackhawks charging into the playoffs; and the Cubs and Sox open the new season.