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A common but preventable gum infection may facilitate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jose Vilchis (Will County Sheriff)

More than two decades after first being accused of sexual abuse, a longtime Chicago-area gymnastics coach was arrested Monday on charges of sexually assaulting at least one teenage girl who trained with him in the far southwest suburbs. 

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J.B. Pritzker is on track to spend his entire 2017 income on his gubernatorial campaign, while Bruce Rauner has spent roughly half his annual income on the race, tax forms show.

A still image from surveillance footage released Tuesday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability shows the shooting of an 18-year-old by an off-duty Chicago police officer in August 2017.

New video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed, developmentally disabled teen as he stood outside a Far South Side home late last summer.

The facade and interior of Wrightwood 659 (Credit: Jeff Goldberg)

A Chicago apartment building from the 1920s has been radically reimagined. It is now an unusual art gallery designed by a world-renowned architect. 

Geoffrey Baer takes a peek at a 1930s burlesque-style show and remembers the Chicago Daily News sporting events of yesteryear in this encore edition of Ask Geoffrey.

Their effectiveness can’t be judged by their size: We visit the Barrington nonprofit Mane in Heaven to discover the therapeutic mission of these miniature horses.

President Donald Trump: “I think the Fed has gone crazy.”

A market that has grown used to cheap money over the past decade is becoming increasingly concerned that the Federal Reserve will aggressively raise benchmark interest rates.

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A 10th case of a polio-like illness is diagnosed in Illinois. We discuss acute flaccid myelitis – and what parents should be on the lookout for – with Dr. Nirav Shah of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Watch the Oct. 16, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Judy Woodruff appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Oct. 16, 2018.

How has covering the White House changed under President Donald Trump? We talk with Judy Woodruff of the “PBS NewsHour.”

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