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The city will monitor soil and air pollution near residents’ homes and begin increased inspections of industrial sites. 

As districts across the state await an answer on school funding, Chicago Public Schools announced Monday it’s laying off more than 950 teachers and support staff.

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest public buildings is ready for the public again. We take a look inside the restoration of Unity Temple.

The bulk storage operator on Chicago’s Southeast Side has exceeded a federal threshold for emissions of toxic manganese dust, according to new air monitoring data published by the EPA.

“Chicago will not be blackmailed into changing our values, and we are and will remain a welcoming city,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Sunday at a press conference announcing the suit.

For the first time in the United States, scientists edit a human embryo and successfully remove a genetic mutation that causes disease.

(Éovart Caçeir at English Wikipedia)

With tensions still high in Springfield, we talk with two lawmakers who are resigning from the legislature.

Watch the Aug. 7, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Wyndham Lathem, 42, who is accused in the murder of a 26-year-old Chicago man, made his first court appearance on Monday.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner hasn’t used authority to borrow $6 billion to begin making a dent in the backlog of overdue bills that tripled during the budget impasse under the Republican’s watch.