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Mueller Report Summary Finds No Trump Collusion With Russia

President Donald Trump listens in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington on Monday, March 25, 2019, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks. Trump signed an official proclamation formally recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. (AP Photo / Susan Walsh)

Political fallout over the report’s findings is just beginning. Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti joins us with legal analysis of the document.

Landmark Study Offers Data on Pregnancy in State Prisons

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About 4 percent of women incarcerated in state prisons across the U.S. were pregnant when they entered jail, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. 

High School Journalists Go Beyond ‘Senn TV’ with New Stories of Chicago

Journalism students from Senn High School pose with members of “Chicago Tonight” at WTTW in October 2018. (Courtesy of Michael Cullinane)

Chicago high school students, with some guidance from WTTW, recently produced stories showcasing one family’s journey from Bangladesh to Chicago and an open mic event sponsored by Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper.

City Beefs Up Pothole-Patching Crews Following Wild Winter


A volatile winter has left the city’s streets cratered with potholes. What the city is doing to patch them up.

Police: Gunman in Officer’s Murder Sought to Kill ‘First Hispanic Man’ He Found

Jovan Battle, left, and Menelik Jackson (Chicago Police Department)

Chicago police say they’re considering hate crime charges against the two men following the early Saturday morning shooting of off-duty Officer John Rivera.

4 in 10 Chicago Parents Don’t Have Paid Leave, Survey Finds

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Caring for a sick family member, such as a child, is the top reason why parents take off work, according to a new citywide survey. Yet nearly 40 percent of working parents don’t have paid leave.

Social Security Administration Warning of Phone Impersonation Scheme

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While the Social Security Administration may contact people by phone, employees will never threaten a person or a promise Social Security benefit approval in exchange for information, according to the agency.

The Choice for Mayor 2019: Toni Preckwinkle


An in-depth look at Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who is facing Lori Lightfoot in an April 2 runoff election for mayor of Chicago.

The Choice for Mayor 2019: Lori Lightfoot


An in-depth look at former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot, who is facing Toni Preckwinkle in an April 2 runoff election for mayor of Chicago.

2 Charged in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer

Jovan Battle, left, and Menelik Jackson (Chicago Police Department)

Two men are charged with first-degree murder in the weekend slaying of an off-duty Chicago police officer who was repeatedly shot while sitting in a parked car.

The Week in Review: Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Face Off on WTTW


Mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle continue battling it out to become Chicago’s next mayor. Boeing’s 737 crisis worsens. No sentence change for Jason Van Dyke. And we preview the baseball season.

Black Ensemble Shines Light on Gospel Great Mahalia Jackson

Robin DaSilva as Mahalia Jackson (Credit: Michael Courier)

For years now, Jackie Taylor has reminded Black Ensemble audiences that “going to the theater is like to going to church.” In her latest production, this sentiment takes on a decidedly literal meaning.

No Decision on R. Kelly’s Dubai Travel Request

R. Kelly, right, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court for a hearing on Friday, March 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo / Matt Marton)

An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his criminal attorney asked for more time to provide details to the court about concerts the singer wants to perform next month in Dubai.

R. Kelly Defense Emerges, Including Saying Accusers are Lying

R. Kelly and his publicist Darryll Johnson, right, leave The Daley Center after an appearance in court for Kelly’s child support case on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin / Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Court filings and comments by R.Kelly’s lead attorney after the R&B star was charged in February provide clues about an emerging legal strategy.

Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Clash on Campaign Cash

 Mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot, left, and Toni Preckwinkle appear on “Chicago Tonight” on March 21, 2019.

The back-and-forth over political donations during Thursday’s forum was the latest in a series of contentious public appearances between Chicago mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle.

Israel’s Mayumana Puts an Electrified High-Tech Spin on Percussive ‘Stomp!’

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“Stomp!” based its show on the notion that you can make a joyful noise with everything from brooms to kitchen sinks. Mayumana builds on that concept with some great bolts of 21st century electrification.