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Chicago Tonight

Web Extra: Remembering Muddy Waters

Songwriter Terry Abrahamson and guitarist Rick Kreher share fond memories.

Web Extra: Remembering Muddy Waters

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What Chicago is Doing to Address a Spike in Carjackings

After a surge in carjackings last year, Chicago has seen more than 160 already in 2021.

What Chicago is Doing to Address a Spike in Carjackings

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The Science Behind the Speed of COVID-19 Vaccine Development

How the vaccine was developed in less than a year, and why scientists say it is safe.

The Science Behind the Speed of COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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Chicago Tonight

The Latest on Chicago’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans

Chicago has entered phase 1B. But what does that mean? And how can you get a shot?

The Latest on Chicago’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans

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Chicago Tonight

CTU, CPS Negotiating Over Return to In-Person Learning

Hear from the Chicago Teachers Union on where negotiations over in-person learning stand.

CTU, CPS Negotiating Over Return to In-Person Learning

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Crain’s Headlines: Rebranding for WGN America

Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines.

Crain’s Headlines: Rebranding for WGN America

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Can You Impeach an Ex-President? What the Constitution Says

We speak with Michael Kang, a professor of constitutional law at Northwestern University.

Can You Impeach an Ex-President? What the Constitution Says

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Chicago Tonight

‘Ida B. the Queen’: New Book Examines Legacy of Journalist

Michelle Duster, great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells, talks about her new book.

‘Ida B. the Queen’: New Book Examines Legacy of Journalist

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Chicago Tonight

Big Promises: COVID-19 Relief, Jobs, Immigration on Docket

A panel of journalists discusses Inauguration Day and the big changes already underway.

Big Promises: COVID-19 Relief, Jobs, Immigration on Docket

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Chicago Tonight

Rodriguez Family Turns Garage into Pantry to Help Needy

Meet the Rodriguez family who has been running their own food pantry for 40 years.

Rodriguez Family Turns Garage into Pantry to Help Needy

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Chicago Tonight

Changing Times: What to Expect from Biden Administration

A panel of journalists discusses Inauguration Day and the big changes already underway.

Changing Times: What to Expect from Biden Administration

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Chicago Tonight

Southwest Side Coronavirus Hot Spot Throughout Pandemic

Jaime Groth Searle, of the Southwest Collective, talks about the pandemic’s impact.

Southwest Side Coronavirus Hot Spot Throughout Pandemic

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Republican Politicians Splinter After Trump Leaves Office

As President Trump leaves office, what's next for the GOP in Illinois and U.S.?

Republican Politicians Splinter After Trump Leaves Office

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Rep. Aaron Ortiz on New IL Speaker of the House

State Rep. Aaron Ortiz talks about the new speaker and the recent legislative session.

Rep. Aaron Ortiz on New IL Speaker of the House

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Chicago Tonight

The Latest on COVID-19 Reopenings

Confusion reigns about what's allowed -- and what isn't -- under the latest COVID rules.

The Latest on COVID-19 Reopenings

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Fast-Growing Distribution Centers Worry Some

The number of distribution centers being built in the Chicago area is on the rise.

Fast-Growing Distribution Centers Worry Some

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‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Archer Heights

Paris Schutz reports from the Southwest Side community as part of our reporting series.

‘Chicago Tonight’ in Your Neighborhood: Archer Heights

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Chicago Tonight

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeking Black, Latino Mentors

The organization wants make cultural connections that helps kids achieve their potential.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeking Black, Latino Mentors

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Chicago Tonight

1st US COVID-19 Case Confirmed One Year Ago

Dr. Allison Arwady reflects on the past year and to give us an update on vaccinations.

1st US COVID-19 Case Confirmed One Year Ago

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Chicago Tonight

What Biden’s Immigration Plan Could Mean for Chicago

Details on the president’s immigration plan, and what it could mean for the region.

What Biden’s Immigration Plan Could Mean for Chicago

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Chicago Tonight

Spotlight Politics: A Peaceful, Historic Inauguration

A special edition of our roundtable with Amanda Vinicky, Heather Cherone and Paris Schutz.

Spotlight Politics: A Peaceful, Historic Inauguration

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Chicago Tonight

Speechwriters Discuss Biden’s Address, Call for Unity

President Joe Biden’s first speech as commander in chief offered a message of hope.

Speechwriters Discuss Biden’s Address, Call for Unity

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President Biden Calls for End to ‘Uncivil War’

President Joe Biden offered notes of unity and reconciliation to a divided nation.

President Biden Calls for End to ‘Uncivil War’

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Advocates Have Big Expectations for Biden Administration

Now that number 46 is in the Oval Office, it’s time to get down to work.

Advocates Have Big Expectations for Biden Administration