The despised soda tax is repealed after just two months. Another property tax hike passes. Mike Ditka denies racial oppression. And the Cubs gear up for another dramatic postseason.
Rauner slams Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville. The battle over school funding ramps up. Lawmakers try to stamp out the soda tax. And the Cubs hold a slim lead in the National League Central division.
Lawmakers finally pass a budget, but Illinois bonds may still face a junk rating. Holiday weekend violence despite increased police presence. Can the underperforming Cubs right the World Series ship?
Holy cow! The Cubs kill the curse and win the World Series. Throngs celebrate with a massive parade and rally. Candidates make a final campaign push amid tightening presidential polls. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.
The mayor focuses on a variety of programs to help stem the city’s soaring crime, but critics say it isn’t enough. Chicago teachers take another strike vote. And the Bears season looks bleak. Those stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the Stanley Cup celebration, and the importance of spreading hockey to the South Side. Also, they debate further why contract talks broke down between the Chicago Teachers Union and the Board of Education.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s endorsement of Tammy Duckworth in the race for Senate and the widening field of candidates seeking to replace Mark Kirk who’s running for re-election, as well as businessman Willie Wilson’s announcement to run for president.
On this special edition of Chicago Tonight: Week in Review, we take a look back at 2013 with Joel Weisman and his all-star Year in Review panel of journalists: the scandals, the convictions, massive school closings, the pension and gay marriage struggles, and Chicago’s Stanley Cup champs.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.