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Aug. 16, 2018 - Full Show

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Could the Giant Prehistoric Shark in ‘The Meg’ Still Be Lurking?

| Jay Shefsky

We bite into the science behind this summer’s blockbuster movie about the giant, prehistoric shark Megalodon with a Shedd Aquarium expert.

Aug. 15, 2018 - Full Show

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‘Midnight Years’ Memoir a Story of Surviving Jon Burge

| Jay Shefsky

Ronald Kitchen met former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 1988. He would go on to spend two decades in prison – including a dozen years on death row – before his exoneration in 2009.

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‘Leopold and Loeb Files’ Offers Deep Dive Into Baffling 1924 Murder

Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb with Judge John Caverly. (Courtesy of Chicago History Museum)

Some have called the Leopold and Loeb case “the murder that wouldn’t die.” A new book fans the flames of our obsession with this baffling and sensational crime. A conversation with author Nina Barrett.

Aug. 1, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘Stay on the Warpath Protestors!’

Your thoughts about a planned anti-violence march along Lake Shore Drive to Wrigley Field.

July 26, 2018 - Full Show

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Remembering Oak Park Record Store Owner Val Camilletti

Val Camilletti at her record store, Val’s halla, in 2005 (Chicago Tonight)

The legendary owner of Val’s halla, which celebrates 46 years in business this weekend, died Monday after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

Viewer Feedback: ‘Thank You for Covering This!’

Our story about a planned protest outside McDonald’s new West Loop headquarters drew a lot of comments. 

July 23, 2018 - Full Show

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Viewer Feedback: ‘It’s Not Exactly Niagara Falls, Is It?’

Chicago’s last waterfall is about to be demolished. Viewers weigh in on that story.

July 19, 2018 - Full Show

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