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The U.S. attorney’s office charged three people Monday with federal drug offenses for allegedly conspiring to sell synthetic cannabinoids at a West Side convenience store.

Matt Binns is equal parts artist, inventor and businessman. We visit his workshop to see how his company’s custom-made globes are constructed.

(Courtesy Shedd Aquarium)

For the first time, Shedd Aquarium will host a full week of events leading up to Earth Day on April 22. 

From celebrity to corporate life, a new book explores how our culture is shaped by religious traditions.

Health officials on Tuesday are again urging people to avoid synthetic cannabinoids – even if they’ve used them in the past without incident. The drugs “are not a safe alternative to marijuana” and “probably more toxic,” said Illinois Poison Center Medical Director Mike Wahl.

Frankie Leo Bennett as Tobias Ragg in “Sweeney Todd” at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre. (Credit: Cody Jolly Photography)

Theater critic Hedy Weiss reviews “Pretty Woman,” “Sweeney Todd,” plus dramas at the Goodman Theatre and more.

Tensions over trade restrictions heat up as China responds with tariffs of its own on more than 100 U.S. products.

Watch the April 3, 2018 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

Federal law permits betting on sports in just a few states that had laws on the books before a federal ban in the early 1990s. But a case before the U.S. Supreme Court could change that.