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From left: Special prosecutor Joe McMahon, attorney Daniel Herbert and his client, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, attend a hearing Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)

Legal experts weigh in on Jason Van Dyke’s impending appeal as the Chicago police officer returns to court next week for the first time since his second-degree murder conviction.

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Feb. 21, 2018.

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is calling for federal action following a report that identified an Illinois meat-processing plant as the worst-polluting plant of its type in the country.

(Kristen Thometz / Chicago Tonight)

The donation from Chicago philanthropists Robert and Emily King will increase clinical trials at the hospital and create a fund for nursing education. 


The mega-retailer says plans to install solar panels at nearly two dozen sites across Illinois will represent a 25-percent increase in the state’s current solar capacity.

After a five-year hiatus, Alpana Singh returns to the weekly restaurant review show. She tells us about the upcoming season that debuts Friday on WTTW.

Betty Buckley, center, and the “Hello, Dolly!” National Tour Company – 2018. (Photo credit: Julieta Cervantes)

The enduring 1964 hit with an impossibly catchy score fervently champions the quest for love, adventure, mischief and the all-important joy (and necessity) of seizing the day.

A new initiative backed by former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Chicago’s entrepreneurial elite aims to turn Chicago into a top tech hub.

(Courtesy PORT Urbanism)

An update on a pedestrian path set below CTA train tracks on the city’s North Side: what’s become of the project since our spring 2017 visit, and what is yet to come.

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, left, and Darlene Senger appear on “Chicago Tonight.”

Incumbent Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and her Republican challenger Darlene Senger talk about paying the state’s bills and more.

Watch the Oct. 25, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

In this Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. participates in an interview at The Atlantic's “The Constitution in Crisis” forum in Washington. (AP Photo / Cliff Owen, File)

A Chicago man accused of threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake because he was "tired" of the Republican "interrupting" President Donald Trump will face federal charges in Arizona.

Chicago streets filled with cars and passengers – but no drivers – may sound like something out of the cartoon “The Jetsons,” but some suggest the technology actually has roots in Illinois’ not-so-distant past.