During a meeting this week with police union leaders from across the country, President Donald Trump reportedly asked Dean Angelo, the head of Chicago’s police union, “What’s going on in Chicago?”
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With fatalities from motor vehicle crashes on the rise, could driverless cars steer us toward a safer future?
More than 30 million objects are stored behind the scenes at the Field Museum. A new exhibition addresses how scientists from all over the world are using the vast collections to make new discoveries.
Cook County is shrinking again – and the 2016 drop in population is the biggest of any county in the entire country. Is this just a statistical blip or the beginning of an alarming trend?
Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Chicago Tonight’s Eddie Arruza for an extended conversation about science and our place in the cosmos.
How as a society should we define responsibility and free will? A new book by Chicago-based journalist Kevin Davis explores these issues.
Earlier this month, an influential group backs editing the genes in human embryos to eliminate disease. Chicago Tonight guests discuss human gene editing and some of the ethical issues it raises.
As a House committee chair says no special prosecutor is needed to investigate Trump- Russia ties, a look at the evolving U.S.-Russia relationship.
Debate over how an elite North Shore high school should present a seminar on civil rights and racism.
NASA said earlier this week it had a major announcement coming Wednesday. What an announcement it turned out to be.
A West Side police commander has an unusually high number of complaints filed against him. We talk to the reporter who broke the story.
The leader of the powerful Chicago Teachers Union joins us to talk lawsuits and funding for schools.
Neil Shubin has traveled the world in search of fossils to help better understand evolutionary origins. He tells us about his latest research on Earth’s southernmost continent.
More than 5 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. We discuss some of the issues that family and caregivers face.
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency warns Southern Illinoisans to be prepared for earthquakes. Just how great is the risk?
The urban education specialist tells us what he’s learned about fixing Chicago’s schools after 13 years as leader of the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute.
As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu visits Britain and calls for more sanctions on Iran, the new Israeli Consul General to Chicago is here to talk about the future of U.S.-Israeli relations.
Negotiations are underway between the city and United and American Airlines over a new gate lease agreement that could determine O’Hare’s future development for a generation.
The White House pushes back against criticism of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Is the executive order a big setback for counterterrorism efforts?
For 36 years, professor Peter Hayes sought to understand and explain the Holocaust to students at Northwestern University. He joins us to discuss his new book.
The increasing frequency of tornadoes, and a new study on gun violence. Those stories more from the world of science with Rabiah Mayas.
Is CPS denying support services for children with special needs in order to save money? We speak with the author of a new report from the Better Government Association.
From Ukraine to Syria, a former foreign policy adviser to President George H. W. Bush sees a “World in Disarray.”
Meet the doctor picked to lead a long-awaited new trauma center on the South Side.
Dean Angelo, president of the Chicago chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, gives us his take on the U.S. Department of Justice report on the Chicago Police Department.