In a North Side ward adjacent to the proposed site of the controversial Lincoln Yards development, two candidates fight for the 43rd Ward aldermanic seat. Incumbent Ald. Michele Smith and Derek Lindblom join us.
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Qualifications and public banks. Those were the repeated subjects that came up during the treasurer’s forum Monday with candidates Melissa Conyears-Ervin and Ameya Pawar. Watch the full discussion.
Following a three-way battle to replace outgoing Treasurer Kurt Summers in the Feb. 26 election, Chicago voters will have to choose between two candidates in the April 2 runoff.
As Chicago voters prepare to head back to the polls, our series of forums continues with 5th Ward candidates Ald. Leslie Hairston and William Calloway.
The author of “There Are No Children Here” tells us about his new book set in Chicago during the summer of 2013.
WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer has explored almost every inch of the Chicago area in TV specials for more than 20 years. On Tuesday, he hits the road – and stops by to tell us about his adventures.
Michael Cohen’s attorney Michael Monico shares his thoughts on his client’s testimony before Congress.
The latest on R. Kelly from the journalist who’s been reporting on the Grammy Award-winning R&B star for decades.
The 91st Academy Awards ceremony takes place Sunday night. We check in with two Chicago film critics ahead of the big night.
Chicago Tonight kicked off its series of forums Thursday with four of the 14 candidates vying to be Chicago’s next mayor: Jerry Joyce, Neal Sales-Griffin, Bob Fioretti and John Kozlar.
In less than two weeks, 14 candidates will appear on the ballot for mayor of Chicago. The first in our series of three mayoral candidate forums kicks off with four of those candidates.
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor tells us about his new memoir “Shortest Way Home” – and why his eyes are set on the White House.
There’s a new restaurant trend emerging across the U.S.: a surcharge that’s added to customers’ checks. The owners of one local restaurant say it’s the best way to help their workers. Here’s a taste of how it works.
How can readers know whether a news site is trustworthy? There’s a web browser plug-in created by the company NewsGuard to help determine just that.
Subzero temperatures in Chicago are not unlike Arctic parts of the globe. Local scientists Scott Collis and Yarrow Axford share their experiences working on the edges of the world.
What does a new ad campaign say about masculinity in the #MeToo era? We explore reactions both positive and negative to Gillette’s “We Believe” commercial.
Federal workers are feeling the effects of the government shutdown, but what about everyone else? Local economists weigh in on that and the economic forecast for 2019.
A decadeslong public housing lawsuit has nearly come to an end, marking “a seminal moment in Chicago’s history,” according to a joint statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CHA CEO Eugene Jones Jr.
The sentencing of Jason Van Dyke raises questions about criminal justice and police reform in Chicago and beyond. The Rev. Marvin Hunter, Laquan McDonald’s great-uncle, weighs in.
The Chicago Sun-Times’ Kathy Chaney and Mary Mitchell, who are featured in a new Lifetime docuseries about R. Kelly, weigh in on the latest allegations against the R&B star.
You may have heard his family name in local politics before. Mayoral candidate Jerry Joyce joins us in conversation.
A lawsuit against the Chicago Housing Authority is coming to an end. The lead counsel on that case tells us what it’s about – and its impact.
Books about Chicago and the city’s impact around the world are featured in the new book, “Chicago by the Book.” Why some made the cut – and others didn’t.