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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 7/12

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It was revealed this week that Chicago Public Schools' central office has decided to strip a majority of the funds raised by individual CPS schools. Joel Weisman and his panel of local journalists take a deeper look into the Sun-Times story. Watch the web extra conversation.

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July 12, 2013 - Web Extra: The Week in Review
July 12, 2013 - Web Extra: The Week in Review

Weekend Events Around Town: 7/12 - 7/14

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An independent comedy about youth baseball, 19th century fashion, and Irish step dancing. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

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Implementing Concealed Carry

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With Illinois now the final state to allow concealed carry, law enforcement officials are putting in place the infrastructure to make it happen. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is here with details on how gun owners will apply for permits.

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Former Metra CEO Paid Hush Money?

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Was the former Metra CEO's big severance agreement hush money to cover a political hiring scandal? Lawmakers attempt to get answers Thursday. Paris Schutz has the story.

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July 11, 2013 - Former Metra CEO Paid Hush Money?
July 11, 2013 - Former Metra CEO Paid Hush Money?

The Future of MSI

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David Mosena, president of the Museum of Science and Industry, joins us to discuss the renowned museum’s future as it celebrates its 80th birthday. View a slideshow.

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July 11, 2013 - The Future of MSI
July 11, 2013 - The Future of MSI

"The Jungle Book"

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Chicago Tonight gets an inside look at the long-awaited Goodman Theatre production of The Jungle Book. Watch a web extra video and view a slideshow.

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July 11, 2013 - "The Jungle Book"
July 11, 2013 - "The Jungle Book"

"Hollywood on Lake Michigan"

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A new book takes a look at how Chicago became a leading lady on the silver screen. Hollywood on Lake Michigan looks at the city’s role in developing cinema throughout the past 100 years. View a slideshow and read an excerpt.

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July 11, 2013 - "Hollywood on Lake Michigan"
July 11, 2013 - "Hollywood on Lake Michigan"

Master Stone Carver Walter Arnold

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As a kid, Walter Arnold loved the gargoyles at the University of Chicago. Today, he is a master stone carver, trained in Italy and at Washington National Cathedral. We revisit Jay Shefsky's profile of Arnold.

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July 11, 2013 - Master Stone Carver Walter Arnold
July 11, 2013 - Master Stone Carver Walter Arnold

Caption This...

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A Chicago Tonight viewer captured this photograph on Grand Avenue west of Fairbanks in Chicago. Vote on our captions here and send us yours!

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Quinn Suspends Pay to IL Lawmakers for Pension Stalemate

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Gov. Pat Quinn suspended the salary of Illinois lawmakers for failing to reach a compromise on pension reform. Listen to Quinn's full announcement and read reaction.

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July 10, 2013 - Quinn Suspends Pay to IL Lawmakers
July 10, 2013 - Quinn Suspends Pay to IL Lawmakers

Impact of Sequestration

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Though the worst predictions about the sequestration -- such as severe unemployment benefit cuts, hour-long waits at airports, and four-hour waits at border crossings -- have not come true, other sectors have not been spared. Learn more about the impact of sequestration from two economists.

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July 10, 2013 - Impact of Sequestration
July 10, 2013 - Impact of Sequestration

Blackhawks President & GM on Stanley Cup Win

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The Stanley Cup visits WTTW studios! Blackhawks President John McDonough and General Manager Stan Bowman join us. View a behind-the-scenes slideshow.

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July 10, 2013 - Blackhawks President & GM on Stanley Cup Win
July 10, 2013 - Blackhawks President & GM on Stanley Cup Win

Tribune to Spin Off Newspapers

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The Chicago Tribune has announced it’s splitting its broadcast and publishing divisions, a major shift for a company built on synergy between platforms. Lynne Marek from Crain’s Chicago Business joins us with analysis.

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July 10, 2013 - Tribune to Spin Off Newspapers
July 10, 2013 - Tribune to Spin Off Newspapers

Sand Man

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Joe Mangrum spends all day on a work of art, and then it’s gone. He creates sand paintings - improvisational and temporary works in public spaces, as well as museums, galleries and events. Jay Shefsky caught up with him as he made a commissioned sand painting in a downtown office lobby. We revisit the story. Read an article and watch a time-lapse video of sand art.

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July 10, 2013 - Sand Man
July 10, 2013 - Sand Man

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall

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We revisit a conversation with trumpeter Herb Alpert and his Grammy award-winning wife, Chicagoan Lani Hall Alpert. View a timeline of Herb Alpert's career and watch a web extra conversation with the duo.

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July 10, 2013 - Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
July 10, 2013 - Herb Alpert & Lani Hall

IL General Assembly Overturns Quinn's Veto on Concealed Carry

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Concealed carry is legal in Illinois, as the legislature deals another blow to Gov. Pat Quinn. Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney has the details. View interactive graphics to see how Senate and House members voted.

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July 9, 2013 - IL General Assembly Overturns Concealed Carry
July 9, 2013 - IL General Assembly Overturns Concealed Carry

IL Senate Overrides Gov. Quinn's Concealed Carry Veto

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In the year's second special session, the Illinois Senate votes to override Gov. Pat Quinn's concealed carry veto, 41-17. See how your senator voted in our interactive graphic.

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