Thousands of spectators gathered at McCormick Place to watch President Barack Obama conclude his two-term presidency in the city where his political life began 20 years ago.
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Chicago Tonight correspondent Carol Marin asks the president about his legacy, violence in Chicago and whether he would consider pardoning disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
“The violence in this city is more about what the bad guys are doing and not so much about what the police are or are not doing,” Chicago Police Superintendent said during an interview with Eddie Arruza. Hear the full conversation.
Despite apparent public support, the question of whether term limits should be imposed on legislators hasn’t made it onto the ballot in Illinois. We discuss the pros and cons.
Two Chicago-area doctors who recently traveled to Aleppo share their stories.
Looking back on U.S. history in addition to contemporary politics, what does the president-elect’s choices for Cabinet positions so far say about how he might lead as president?
The budget standoff is not over as the General Assembly’s fall session draws nearer to a close and to a possible doomsday scenario.
More than half of Chicago’s high-risk food establishments, which mainly include restaurants, were not inspected as frequently as required by city law in 2015, according to a report released Tuesday.
What's being done to quell friction in one South Side community following the fatal police-involved shooting of a 25-year-old African-American man.
Donald Trump was elected barely a week ago and there are already reports of shake-ups and signs of disarray within his transition team.
Republican and Democratic state leaders are not seeing eye to eye after a meeting in Springfield. Amanda Vinicky joins us with the latest from the state capitol.
A recent post on a social news sharing website caught our attention. In the image, a pair of legs dangle above the Chicago River, seeming to float above Wacker Drive. We had to find out who was behind the lens.
The newest resident of the Lincoln Park Zoo weighs 1,000 pounds and stands 9 feet tall. Meet Siku, a 6-year-old polar bear.
Will the policies of president-elect Trump mirror some of the controversial and divisive issues he spoke of on the campaign trail?
Scenes from the massive celebrations Friday in honor of the historic Chicago Cubs win.
President Barack Obama takes jabs at Donald Trump on the campaign trail. The latest on the presidential campaign.
Recent polls indicate Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton’s national lead of about 3 to 4 percentage points. “PBS NewsHour” correspondent John Yang joins us with the latest.
The Chicago City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to remove a Trump Plaza sign located outside the Republican nominee's 98-story skyscraper.
A massive cyberattack temporarily takes down major websites. Find out how hackers use household devices to wreak havoc online.
Plans to build an affordable, mixed-use housing development in historic Pullman are under fire from a small group of community members.
Cook County voters will decide whether to eliminate the Recorder of Deeds office in a binding referendum. We hear from both sides of this contentious debate.