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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s top stores in politics, business, and sports.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists further discuss the Sandra Bland case, why some police officers treat African-American citizens different than whites, and the effectiveness of video surveillance devices.

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Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, who died at the age of 70, is remembered for her personality, beliefs, and sense of style. 

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Officials react to Judy Baar Topinka's death.

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Respected broadcaster Roy Leonard died Thursday at Evanston Hospital after a brief illness.

The Life and Career of an Oscar Winner

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Chicago native, comedian and Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams died at the age of 63. We take a look back at his life and career. 

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The mother of David Koschman files a federal lawsuit over a violation of civil rights. Nanci Koschman cites a cover-up by police and prosecutors in the death of her son David in 2004. Last month, Richard "RJ" Vanecko, the nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with David's death. Carol Marin has the latest details. Watch the full news conference and read the lawsuit.

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Cook County Special Prosecutor Dan Webb's previously sealed 162-page report on David Koschman's death was released today. We have the latest on how law enforcement handled the investigation. Carol Marin joins us, along with fellow Chicago Sun-Times reporters Chris Fusco and Tim Novak. Read the full report.

Vanecko-Koschman Case

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We share what you had to say about Richard Vanecko pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death David Koschman in tonight's viewer feedback.

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Special prosecutor Dan Webb announced that there will be no new indictments in the death investigation of 21-year-old David Koschman. Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew, Richard Vanecko, was charged with involuntary manslaughter in Koschman's 2004 death. Carol Marin has the details. Watch a web extra video.

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End-of-life decisions are deeply difficult to make. That’s why Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Chicago journalist Randi Belisomo are trying to get more people to have these conversations preemptively. They join us to discuss Life Matters Media, their new initiative to get people to talk more openly about death. Read an article and watch a video essay.

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The nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter. We have the latest on a stunning turn of events in this homicide from 2004.

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After a tragedy at Notre Dame, a local family engages in community outreach, not legal action.

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Steve Jobs

"He changed the way each of us sees the world." Those are the words of President Obama on the death of Apple co-Founder Steve Jobs. We talk about the legacy of the technological visionary. 

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Former United States Senator Charles Percy died this weekend at the age of 91. We revisit Percy's 1984 appearance on Chicago Tonight, and hear about his political philosophy and his presidential aspirations.