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The Chicago Police Department says the illegal gun seizures are part of a strategy that has helped significantly reduce the number of homicides, robbery and other violent crimes in 2018.

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A suggestion by Chicago mayoral candidate Bill Daley to rename the Dan Ryan Expressway after former President Barack Obama has drawn criticism from the Ryan family. 

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After clearing a legal hurdle, the new Chicago ordinance will raise the prices of cigars, self-rolled tobacco and chewing tobacco. 

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield (Daniel Schwen / Wikimedia Commons)

The ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government has prevented visitors from touring Abraham Lincoln’s former home in Springfield. 

Karen Rodriguez, front, and the cast of “La Ruta” in Steppenwolf’s world premiere production by Isaac Gomez. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

Full of raw emotion, Isaac Gomez’s play, now receiving its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre, explores the brutal killing of hundreds of women and girls in Ciudad Juárez between 1993 and 2013.

Rabbi Seth Limmer appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

Rabbi Seth Limmer joins us to discuss “Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice.”

No I.D., left, is interviewed by “Chicago Tonight” special correspondent Jeff Baraka.

He’s not a household name, but the music executive and producer known as No I.D. is a major behind-the-scenes player. Meet the Chicago music producer who has recorded Kanye West, Jay-Z and others.

Chicago mayoral candidate and former Ald. Bob Fioretti appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

The attorney and former 2nd Ward alderman tells us why he’s running for Chicago mayor – again.

Mayoral candidate Dorothy Brown calls for other campaigns to stop challenging her petition signatures.

The field of candidates is starting to take its final shape. Who’s in and who’s out in the race for Chicago mayor.

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It’s estimated that financial exploitation of seniors may cost as much as $3 billion every year. Joel Levin, director of the SEC’s Chicago regional office, shares tips for avoiding financial scams.

Watch the Dec. 26, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Catch up on what you may have missed over the holidays – and get a look at what’s to come in 2019 – with our political correspondents in this weekly roundtable.