Stories by Chicago Tonight

October 27, 2016 - Full Show

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Investment Fund Aims to Rebuild Neighborhoods

| Jay Shefsky

Will Chicago’s new Community Catalyst Fund succeed in bringing private capital and jobs to resource-starved neighborhoods? City Treasurer Kurt Summers, who will run the new fund, tells us about it.

October 26, 2016 - Full Show

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October 24, 2016 - Full Show

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October 18, 2016 - Full Show

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Challenge and Change at The Second City

| Jay Shefsky
Peter Kim performs in The Second City e.t.c.’s 40th revue, “A Red Line Runs Through It.” (Todd Rosenberg / The Second City)

Second City cast members report racist audience outbursts, and some cast and management have left the venerable theater. We take a closer look at recent changes with theater critic Chris Jones.

October 17, 2016 - Full Show

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October 10, 2016 - Full Show

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2016 Voters’ Guide to the General Election

| Nick Blumberg

This WTTW guide is an online resource designed to inform voters about the candidates running for office in the Nov. 8 election. Learn more.

Illinois Comptroller

| Nick Blumberg

The Illinois Comptroller is an Executive Branch office of state government charged with maintaining the fiscal accounts of the state of Illinois and ordering the Illinois Treasurer to make payments into and out of those accounts. 

Cook County State’s Attorney

| Nick Blumberg

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office prosecutes crimes committed in Cook County, serves as legal counsel for Cook County government agencies, and serves as legal counsel for all Cook County public officials. Learn about the candidates.

Cook County Board of Review

| Nick Blumberg

The Cook County Board of Review is a three-member board, elected from three electoral districts, that hears and decides taxpayer complaints on assessed value or exempt status of real property in Cook County. Learn about the candidates.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds

| Nick Blumberg

The office of the Recorder of Deeds records, stores and provides information that is accurate, legible, timely and easily retrievable for public and private use. Learn about the candidate.

US Senate

| Nick Blumberg

Candidates were given two minutes to tell voters where they stand on the issues, why they feel they are best qualified and what they intend to do if elected or re-elected. Learn about the candidates.

US House of Representatives

| Nick Blumberg

Candidates were given two minutes to tell voters where they stand on the issues, why they feel they are best qualified and what they intend to do if elected or re-elected. Learn about the candidates.

Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court

| Nick Blumberg

The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County is the keeper of the records of the Court, responsible for serving the court, the legal profession and the general public by recording court decisions and events. Learn about the candidates.

George Milkowski: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Candidate, 6-Year Term

| Nick Blumberg
George Milkowski

“This government entity, with a billion dollar plus per-year budget, needs to use its resources in a more effective manner to get the most ‘bang’ for our tax dollar investment.” Learn more about this candidate.

Mariyana Spyropoulos: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Candidate, 6-Year Term

| Nick Blumberg
Mariyana Spyropoulos

“Nothing could be more important than protecting our natural resources for future generations.” Learn more about this candidate.