Call to change CPD’s foot pursuit policy. Community outreach gets residents vaccinated. How a Pilsen mural documents the neighborhood's history. And Ana Hernandez gets La Última Palabra.
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Plans to get CPS high school students back to class stall. A study on who the January 6th Capitol rioters are. Why COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective for immunocompromised individuals and more.
Chicago-based United Airlines takes a stand against the Georgia voting law. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headline of that story and more.
New arts leaders weigh in on the comeback of Chicago’s art scene. We remember Loyola’s 1963 championship team and the adversity they faced. Rare color photos of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Elmhurst.
President Biden’s immigration policy. What shutting down payday loans could mean for vulnerable borrowers. And blending Mexican flavors and Jewish pastries.
Live from Wrigleyville on opening day. Plus, inside the new PBS documentary on Oak Park-born Ernest Hemingway. Chicago Amazon employees take labor action, why a grief pandemic may be on the horizon, and how to prevent sewer overflow.
Dr. Allison Arwady on rising COVID-19 cases. A new report on CPD's compliance with a federal consent decree. A study on the effect of banning assault weapons. What exactly is the filibuster? And more. Watch the March 31, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Congress members on President Biden’s immigration package. A study of COVID-19 long haulers. Debating universal basic income. Efforts to water down Illinois’ tough biometrics law. Chicago’s box boom.
Influential State Rep. Camille Lilly, a Loretto Hospital executive, is roped into the fallout over COVID-19 vaccines administered by the West Side safety net hospital. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headline of that story and more.
Vaccination eligibility expands in Chicago. President Biden is expected to unveil his infrastructure plan — what’s in it for Illinois? New buyers for the Tribune emerge. We explore powerline fishing.
Evanston makes history by passing a reparations ordinance for Black residents. A “professional troublemaker” joins us for this week’s Black Voices Book Club. Remembering broadcaster Bill Campbell.
Can industry and healthy neighborhoods coexist? Puerto Ricans weigh independence and statehood. And an organization helps the visually impaired maintain their independence.
Pritzker gets his COVID-19 vaccine shot. New information on the fallout at Loretto Hospital. Will Chicago workers go back to the office? Parking meters on the lakefront. The dangers of lead water lines.
The cost for natural gas is set to reach levels not seen since the polar vortex in 2014. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.
Looking back on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Black community. Remembering Breonna Taylor. The role of mental health care in fighting violence. Plus: 20 years of Congo Square Theatre.
A look back on the impact of the pandemic on the Latino community after a year of COVID-19. What you need to know about the Real ID program. And a throwback with Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs. Alex Hernandez hosts.
Watch the March 18, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Watch the March 16, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
A competing bid to buy Tribune Publishing could derail hedge fund Alden Global Capital’s takeover of the Chicago Tribune. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer has details on this story and more.