WGN America is changing its name and focus. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details on that story and more business news.
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Looking back at this week’s historic inauguration with local journalists. Remembering civil rights icon Ida B. Wells, with her great-granddaughter. And honoring another pioneer, the late Jim Tilmon.
In the 12 months since Illinois identified its first case of COVID-19, more than 1.1 million infections have been reported in the state and 18,750 people have died after testing positive for the virus.
What to expect from the Biden administration, including immigration reform. And in a new series called “Neighbors,” we introduce you to a family that’s been feeding its community for decades.
Watch the Jan. 20, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Watch the Jan. 18, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Revisiting North Lawndale decades after Martin Luther King Jr. moved into the area. A history-making week for Black lawmakers in Springfield. A local poet honors Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
As portions of the state see a loosening of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 — including the return of limited indoor dining and drinking in two regions — state health officials announced 4,162 new and probable cases of the virus on Sunday, and 29 deaths.
The link between poverty and domestic violence. A scathing report on Trump’s family separation policy. A Mexican printmaking tradition in Chicago. And how COVID-19 can spark creative solutions.
Watch the Jan. 14, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Watch the Jan. 12, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Developing news out of Indonesia as officials try to understand what caused the Saturday crash of a 737-500 jet from Chicago-based Boeing. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter A.D. Quig has details on that story and more.
Watch the Jan. 11, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Getting COVID-19 vaccines to Black and Brown communities. Some CPS students prepare to head back to the classroom. How different protesters are treated by law enforcement. Plus: The Last Word returns.
Language barriers creating tech problems for students. The first Chicagoan to be vaccinated against COVID-19. How interest in houseplants has blossomed. A virtual bodega showcases local artists.
Essential workers have kept our economy going, now we want to hear what they need to keep going
Thousands of workers around Chicago have been labeled “essential” to maintaining our health, educational and economic infrastructures. We want to hear from those essential workers about what they need to keep going.
Watch the Jan. 5, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Recreational marijuana has been legal in Illinois for just over a year — and sales were better than expected. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details.
Watch the Jan. 4, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Noting over the weekend that the holidays may result in lower numbers related to the coronavirus, state health officials announced just under 4,500 new and probable cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.