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Nov 12, 2020

Bears on 3-Game Skid as Offense Fails to Fire

Former Bears offensive lineman James “Big Cat” Williams weighs in on fans rushing the field after a Notre Dame win and the Bears upcoming Monday night game against the Vikings.

Nov 12, 2020

Containing COVID-19: Jails, Prisons Ripe for Spread

Cook County Jail was once the hot spot for the coronavirus, but now the positivity rate is lower there than in Chicago and Cook County. As COVID-19 surges in the community, officials and advocates worry it will reach detainees.

Nov 12, 2020

Makaya McCraven Makes International Music in Chicago

Chicago-based drummer and producer Makaya McCraven has been called a beat scientist. Two years ago, his album “Universal Beings” landed on many Top 10 lists for album of the year, so his new project comes with great expectations.

Nov 12, 2020

Ask Geoffrey: The Angles, Names and Numbers of Chicago’s Streets

Angles, curves, one ways and dead ends. Chicago’s street system has long been a source of pride for the city’s residents. Geoffrey Baer has more on the history and quirks of the city’s street system.

Nov 12, 2020

Biden Moves Forward Without Help from Trump’s Intel Team

As President Donald Trump contests this year’s election results, he has not authorized President-elect Joe Biden to lay eyes on the President’s Daily Brief.

Nov 12, 2020

November 12, 2020 - Full Show

Watch the Nov. 12, 2020 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Nov 11, 2020

Legislative Lurch: Illinois Lawmakers Won’t Meet Again in 2020

The Illinois legislature is not coming back this year. What does that mean for the Black Lives Matter movement and the state budget?

Nov 11, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Shifted How Veterans Access Health Care

The coronavirus has hit every class of citizen hard, and on this Veterans Day, we look at how it has affected military service members and veterans.

Nov 11, 2020

What a Biden Administration Could Mean For Environmental Issues In the Midwest

President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to make combating climate change a central pillar of his administration. And he campaigned on rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement.

Nov 11, 2020

A Virtual Tour of the National Veterans Art Museum

Chicago is home to an armory of art created by members of our armed forces. With Veterans Day in mind, we bring you another look at a visit to the National Veterans Art Museum for a virtual tour.

Nov 11, 2020

Food Insecurity Still High Amid Pandemic in City, Suburbs and Rural Areas Alike

One of the many devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past several months has been a dramatic increase in food insecurity. 

Nov 11, 2020

Biden Pushes Forward on Transition Despite Trump’s Blocking

President-elect Joe Biden continues to shrug off President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the election outcome, even as officials in both parties warn that the Republican president’s actions could be dangerous. 

Nov 11, 2020

November 11, 2020 - Full Show

Watch the Nov. 11, 2020 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

Nov 10, 2020

State Supreme Court Justice Kilbride Booted From the Bench

The makeup of the Illinois Supreme Court is changing, and it comes at a pivotal time. What the evolving bench means for residents.

Nov 10, 2020

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine is Looking 90% Effective

The announcement came less than a week after an election seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump’s handling of the scourge, which has killed more than 1.2 million people worldwide.