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The Chicago Police Department is warning South and Near South Side residents of a string of burglaries after men apparently posing as utility workers broke into multiple homes over the past month. 

A rare celestial event Jan. 31 will result in a super blue blood moon, when the moon will past through the Earth's shadow and take on a reddish tint. (NASA)

Wednesday’s “super blue blood moon” marks the convergence of three lunar events, but it will hardly be visible to viewers in Chicago. 

Fewer Chicago teens are smoking cigarettes, according to city data. But the mayor and city health officials want to reach a “tobacco-free generation,” said Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Julie Morita.

For first time since the height of the Cold War, the hands of the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic indicator of how close we are to a global catastrophe, have been moved to 11:58 p.m. This is the closest the clock has been to midnight since 1953.

“Get Out” actor Daniel Kaluuya speaks at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International. (Gage Skidmore / Flickr)

This year’s Oscar picks for best picture are an unusually mixed bag of genres, including the comedy-horror film “Get Out.” Two film critics weigh in on this year’s nominees.

Crain’s Chicago Business senior reporter John Pletz

High-flying Chicago tech startup Outcome Health came crashing to Earth last year with investors. We get the latest from John Pletz, senior reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business.

A who’s who of great artists and writers of the 20th century was influenced by one who died in semi-obscurity nearly 200 years ago. We take another look at “William Blake and the Age of Aquarius.”

(Courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

A phony tavern in 1970s Chicago exposed the city’s widespread corruption. We revisit the groundbreaking Chicago Sun-Times series with two of the journalists behind it.

Gov. Bruce Rauner and state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, speak to the media Monday following a debate at the Chicago Tribune.

The Republican candidates for governor squared off Monday for the first, and potentially only, time. 

Watch the Jan. 29, 2018 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."