Stories by Chicago Tonight

Sept. 11, 2017 - Full Show

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Florida Reels as Irma Continues Its Path North

| Jay Shefsky

Hurricane Irma leaves behind storm surge flooding, widespread power outages and serious damage to property. We get an update from Florida.

Sept. 7, 2017 - Full Show

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18-Hour Documentary Explores Human Dimensions of Vietnam War

A still image from “The Vietnam War” series from documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick speak with us about their new 10-part documentary series, “The Vietnam War.”

Hurricane Irma Rips Through Caribbean, Florida Braces for Worst

| Jay Shefsky

At least 10 people have died as a result of the Category 5 Hurricane Irma, a storm widely considered to be one of the worst on record. We speak with Univision Chicago anchor Érika Maldonado via Skype from Miami.

Sept. 6, 2017 - Full Show

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Chicago World Music Festival: Around the World in 13 Days

| Jay Shefsky

If music is one of the best ways to get a taste of another culture, Chicago is in for a feast starting Friday. We get a preview.

Sept. 5, 2017 - Full Show

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The Week in Review: Finally, a School Funding Compromise

| Jay Shefsky

Springfield finally passes a school funding bill. More taxes for Chicago schools. City Council cracks down on Uber and Lift. And the Bears get ready for regular season opener.

Aug. 31, 2017 - Full Show

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Aug. 29, 2017 - Full Show

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‘Left Boob Gone Rogue’ an Insightful, Humorous Blog About Breast Cancer

| Jay Shefsky

Meet the Chicago physician who writes about her personal experiences dealing with breast cancer. 

Mike North Announces Major Career Move

| Jay Shefsky

Mike North is leaving sports broadcasting and will live part-time in Las Vegas, with plans to be a pitchman for a product called Light Keeper Pro. 

Aug. 28, 2017 - Full Show

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Aug. 21, 2017 - Full Show

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Dick Gregory, Comedian and Activist, Dies at 84

(Dick Gregory / Facebook)

The comedian and civil rights activist died on Saturday. He was 84. 

Solar Eclipse 2017: Live Coverage

Videos of the eclipse from Chicago’s Adler Planetarium and multiple spots across the U.S. from NASA, plus safety tips, Chicago watch parties and more.

Aug. 17, 2017 - Full Show

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Share Your Photos With Us

Phil Ponce watches the eclipse. (Alexandra Silets / Chicago Tonight)

What did you see during the historic event? Add your images to our stellar online gallery.

Viewer Feedback: ‘Rauner And Madigan Are Both Total Failures’

Viewers sound off on Amanda Vinicky’s interview Monday with Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Aug. 16, 2017 - Full Show

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