What progress have state senators made on negotiating a budget deal, and how will Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan react if it passes?
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President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to replace the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Tuesday night.
A Chicago author’s new book lays out the case that we can all do better.
2017 in Chicago is off to another violent start. Public schools face a resource crunch. And an educator experienced in how those problems intertwine is trying to tackle both.
Author Michael Eric Dyson on the challenges faced by black Americans, and why it’s up to whites to address racial inequality.
After a contentious campaign and a surprising outcome, how will President Donald Trump utilize his inaugural address?
A fresh take on health from the author of a new guide to operating and maintaining your body.
From San Francisco to Stockholm, stories of people who started small and ended up solving problems in their community.
After the shooting at a baggage claim in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, can extending the airport security perimeter keep travelers safer?
Hate crime charges after a disabled man is attacked. The feds plan to release a report on Chicago police. Rauner is skipping Donald Trump’s inauguration. And the Bears won’t commit to Jay Cutler. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.
Steady but slow recovery in housing prices and sales, a looming interest rate hike, and a possible correction in the rental market. A look ahead at real estate in 2017.
Illinois' population declined in 2016 for the third straight year, losing more people than any other state in the union. The drop of more than 37,000 people leaves Illinois with a population just north of 12.8 million.
We take a look at city, state and national political news with Chicago Tonight correspondent Paris Schutz, WBBM’s Craig Dellimore and Univision’s Mariano Gielis.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has called it a frivolous lawsuit, but six state lawmakers who are fighting to get their paychecks say it’s about defending the state constitution.
State lawmakers don’t appear to be any closer to passing a budget, and prosecutors warn the impasse is damaging public safety. Three county state’s attorneys weigh in.
After a long debate, a last-minute push to bail out two downstate nuclear plants passed the Illinois General Assembly late Thursday at the tail end of the veto session.
For the second year in a row, protesters marched on Chicago’s high-profile downtown shopping destination to call for police reform and disrupt Black Friday shopping.
Telling the stories behind Chicago violence statistics: Meet two New York Times reporters tracking a group of summer shooting victims.
Donald Trump’s transition in turmoil as Mayor Emanuel defies the president-elect on immigration. Rauner and Madigan meet. Budget sails through City Council, and the Bears bad season gets worse. These stories and more with Joel Weisman and guests.