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An Urban Institute report found that financial insecurity, which is above the national average in Chicago, is weighing on the city's budget. (Dave Dugdale / Flickr)

Sixty-two percent of Chicago families have less than $2,000 in savings, according to a new report. While this type of financial insecurity can lead to unpaid bills and evictions, it can also directly impact city budgets.

Longtime Family Friends Proud of Rapper’s Success

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The West Chatham native’s historic performance at the Grammy Awards, winning three awards without a record label, was both “incredible” and “unfathomable,” say longtime family friends.

Viewers weighed in on our story about a study looking at the root causes of gun violence. Hear the details when we read feedback from our website and social media accounts.

The suicide rate among Chicago police officers is reportedly 60 percent higher than the national average. How can the department provide better mental health care?

When fine art and advertising joined forces: We check out a new exhibition of posters from late 19th century France.

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The crackdown on undocumented immigrants has some Chicago residents on edge, while business leaders say it’s impacting the local economy.

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More than 5 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. We discuss some of the issues that family and caregivers face.

What’s been the impact of the immigration raids – and the travel ban – and what’s next?

Watch the Feb. 13, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Chicago parents on Monday called for an end to the finger-pointing between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool, saying the sides need to find common ground to solve the district's ongoing financial issues.