Ventra Special

We share what you had to say about Chicago Tonight's Ventra Special in tonight’s viewer feedback.

On a special edition of Chicago Tonight with a live studio audience, we take a close look at the CTA’s problem-plagued rollout of its new Ventra payment system.

Chicago’s high school dropout rate – about 35 percent – is at the heart of the city’s problems with poverty, violence and unemployment. We delve deeper on a special episode of Chicago Tonight.

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists take a look at the prospects for local retailers this holiday season.

Black Friday Business Special

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists continue the conversation about holiday shopping and our local economy in our web extra video.

Joel Weisman and his panel of local weather experts discuss Chicago's 2012 weather trends.

State Capitol

Corporate Tax Breaks

Did the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Sears get the big tax breaks they've been hoping for? We review today's special session in Springfield.

Bill T. Jones. Image credit: Joanne Savio

A giant of modern dance explores the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Bill T. Jones talks about the most ambitious undertaking of his distinguished career.