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The former Chicago City Council watchdog is back on the investigative beat. Faisal Khan, who served as City Council's  Legislative Inspector General, is heading up a new government watchdog organization.

The rise of far right wing groups in Europe and the United States: What's fueling their popularity?

The Environmental Protection Agency recently installed a park bench equipped with air pollution sensors at a CPS elementary school. It's one of just seven such benches in the U.S.

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There’s a festival for just about everybody this weekend, from Maifest in Lincoln Square to the Gospel Music Festival in Millennium Park and the 57th Street Art Fair in Hyde Park, plus scores more.

The new permanent location for the museum opens on Saturday. Chicago Tonight got a preview of the new space located on the Bubbly Creek branch of the Chicago River. 

The day after Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool warned that schools may not open in September, the Chicago Teachers Union weighed in, calling Claypool's leadership a failure. We hear arguments from both sides.

Illinois is about to enter a staggering second year without an agreed-upon state budget. We talk with lawmakers about what happens next.

Maryville Academy started nearly 133 years ago as an orphanage, but as a result of major cuts in funding, the agency announced it will no longer house children. We speak with Maryville's executive director about the changes and organization's new direction.

Watch the June 2, 2016 episode of "Chicago Tonight."