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Chicago families will have to wait a little longer to find out when the school year will end for Chicago Public Schools.

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Fueled by constituent complaints, proposed legislation in Springfield seeks to reduce noisy vehicles along Lake Shore Drive and in in city neighborhoods.

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Should Chicago annex the suburbs to save its shrinking population? Why one author thinks that might be a good idea.

(Chicago Tonight)

While there won’t be a May 1 strike, the Chicago Teachers Union is encouraging its members to take personal days to participate in other rallies and events to celebrate International Workers' Day.

A number of tents line the Lawrence Avenue underpass on a winter night in 2016. (Chicago Tonight)

Chicago’s homeless population was 82,212 in 2015, according to figures released Wednesday by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.

Can the city and Chicago Public Schools get on the road to fiscal health without bankruptcy? Lessons from other cities.

A big show is brewing under the big top, with a cast and crew of more than 200 – plus 65 horses. We go behind the scenes of “Odysseo.” 

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks Wednesday after meeting with residents in East Chicago. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told residents in East Chicago on Wednesday that the agency had no plans to close its Chicago office. 

Lisa O’Hare and Richard Grant (Courtesy of Lyric Opera)

From “Downton Abbey” to “My Fair Lady,” a conversation with the stars of Lyric Opera’s spring musical.

City Clerk Anna Valencia (Chicago Tonight)

The fates of municipal IDs, police oversight and aviation security at O’Hare hang in the balance at City Council.

Watch the April 19, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."