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Chicago parents say gun violence, bullying and poverty are among the top 10 social issues affecting the city’s youth, according to a citywide survey.

Eric Elshtain, the Field Museum’s first-ever poet-in-residence, interacts with a group of children in the museum’s Stanley Field Hall. (John Weinstein / The Field Museum)

Poet Eric Elshtain is one of the museum’s newest additions, and he represents the institution’s latest effort at using art to change the way visitors interact with nature.

In this courtroom sketch, R&B singer R. Kelly appears before Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood with his attorney Steve Greenberg on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse. (Credit: Tom Gianni)

The R&B superstar posted $100,000 bail Monday and walked out of Cook County Jail, where he spent the weekend after being charged in four separate cases late last week.

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker struck a bipartisan tone in his budget speech. What the top Democrat and Republican in the state Senate think of his proposal.

Election day is almost upon us as the 14 mayoral candidates make their final pitches to voters.

Watch the Feb. 25, 2019 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

In addition to the very competitive and crowded mayoral contest, voters in all 50 wards are voting for alderman as well. We highlight some of the races to watch.

Chicago voters may want change, but with so many mayoral candidates to choose from, what are they to think? We get election analysis from political reporters Craig Dellimoreo, A.D. Quig and Greg Hinz.

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Memories of jumping rope as a child lures a Chicago woman back to the sport as an adult – and inspires her to start teaching double Dutch to a new generation through her organization Black Girls Jump.

Former Chicago Sun-Times reporter Jim DeRogatis talks to Chicago Tonight and other reporters after a news conference by Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announcing charges against R. Kelly, the R&B star, with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims in Chicago. (AP Photo / Kiichiro Sato)

The latest on R. Kelly from the journalist who’s been reporting on the Grammy Award-winning R&B star for decades.

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