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The Chicago Crime Commission on Tuesday published its first new Gang Book in six years. In it, they examine the new and changing trends and issues within gang culture.

(Cristian Bernal / Flickr)

With the high-profile deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week, suicide awareness and prevention is front and center. We discuss what can be done to reduce the numbers and help those in crisis.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, left, and author Alex Banayan. (Courtesy Alex Banayan)

From Steve Wozniak to Larry King and Lady Gaga, a new book offers insights into how to start a career and forge a unique path.

Chicago Board of Education President Frank Clark and CPS CEO Janice Jackson speak to the media Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Chicago Public Schools says it’s taking a crucial step to protect students from sexual abuse by teachers and staff.

Watch the June 12, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

After a whirlwind summit, President Donald Trump declares he trusts the North Korean dictator and cancels joint military exercises with South Korea.

Behind the scenes with Ensemble Espanol as they prepare for an energetic show of Spanish dance.

(Courtesy of Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum)

We peek behind the scenes at an exotic butterfly sanctuary in Chicago, and learn how volunteers help scientists track butterfly populations.

Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed in Steppenwolf’s Chicago premiere of “Guards at the Taj” by Rajiv Joseph. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

It is no secret that we live in a world of grotesque extremes. In “Guards at the Taj,” playwright Rajiv Joseph explores this phenomenon by spinning a story that contrasts the radically opposing instincts of a megalomaniacal ruler.

Gregory Porter performs selections from his latest Blue Note album, “Nat King Cole and Me,” with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on June 11, 2018. (Credit: Todd Rosenberg)

Although I don’t ordinarily write about fundraisers, the 29th annual Corporate Night concert at Symphony Center on Monday was so beguiling that it deserves attention.