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Illinois Watchdog Group Releases ‘Guide to Fighting Robocalls’

| Jay Shefsky
(Pxhere.com)

Some robocalls are helpful, but most – representing politicians or telemarketers – have become an annoying fact of life. We speak with the author of a new guide aimed at preventing those automated calls.

Margaret Hart, Longtime WWCI Trustee, Dies at 97

Margaret Hart

Margaret Hart, who served as a WWCI trustee from 1986 to 2010, died Jan. 27 at her home in Lake Forest. She was 97 years old.

Viewer Feedback: ‘I Think You Meant Thurston Howell’

Our reporting on the bitter cold prompts reactions to Paris Schutz’s wardrobe. What viewers had to say about a certain blue turtleneck.

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‘Let the People See’ Dives Deep into Murder of Emmett Till

| Jay Shefsky

A new book takes a close look at the murder of Emmett Till, and suggests that our memories of the horrific crime can sometimes deceive us.

Jan. 21, 2019 - Full Show

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WTTW Launches Voters’ Guide to the Chicago Election

Early voting is scheduled to being next week for Chicago’s municipal election on Feb. 26. If you haven’t done your homework yet, fear not: our 2019 Chicago Voters’ Guide is now available.

Watch Live: Reaction to Jason Van Dyke’s Sentence

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke attends a post-conviction hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / pool)

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is sentenced for the 2014 fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. Reaction from the courthouse and testimony from the courtroom.

Sears Creditors Challenge Hedge Fund Chairman’s Winning Bid

This Oct. 15, 2018 file photo shows a sign for a Sears Outlet department store is displayed in Norristown, Pa.  (AP Photo / Matt Rourke, File)

A group of Sears creditors are challenging Chairman Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund’s winning $5.2 billion bid to buy the business in a bankruptcy auction and wants to air their grievances in court.

Jan. 17, 2019 - Full Show

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Watch Live: Reaction to Verdict in Laquan McDonald Cover-Up Trial

A trio of current and former Chicago police officers have been acquitted of charges that they conspired to hide details of the Laquan McDonald shooting. Watch live reaction to the verdict.

Jan. 16, 2019 - Full Show

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Spotlight Politics: Behind the Scenes of Pritzker’s Inauguration

Gov. J.B. Pritzker takes the helm, and a date for early voting in Chicago is set. Political reporters Carol Marin, Paris Schutz and Amanda Vinicky have those stories and more in this week’s roundtable.

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