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    Chicago Tonight

    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    One of the world’s most renowned opera singers is marking a landmark anniversary.

    Renée Fleming Reflects on 25 Years with Lyric Opera

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    Chicago Tonight

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    WTTW captures a family reunion between two cousins.

    Transgender Chicagoan Reunites with Christian Cousin

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

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    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

    The wife of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke speaks to the press.

    Tiffany Van Dyke Speaks to Media After Reported Beating

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    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

    A cellphone video shows Ald. Ed Burke handing out shoulder bags at a polling place.

    Ald. Ed Burke Accused of Electioneering

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    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    In 1994, Randy Duncan was featured in a WTTW program called “Love in Four Acts.”

    Randy Duncan: “Love in Four Acts”

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

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    2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

    Dwayne Truss gives a two-minute statement as part of WTTW’s 2019 Voters’ Guide.

    2019 Chicago Election Guide: Dwayne Truss

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Ice Fishing Derby Draws Hundreds to Chicago Area

    Chicago Tonight

    Ice Fishing Derby Draws Hundreds to Chicago Area

    We visit an ice fishing event in north suburban Wauconda.

    Ice Fishing Derby Draws Hundreds to Chicago Area

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 43rd Ward Candidate Forum: Incumbent Ald. Smith vs. Lindblom

    Chicago Tonight

    43rd Ward Candidate Forum: Incumbent Ald. Smith vs. Lindblom

    Incumbent Ald. Michele Smith and Derek Lindblom join us in discussion.

    43rd Ward Candidate Forum: Incumbent Ald. Smith vs. Lindblom

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Aldermen Seek to Curb Burke ‘Staff-Loaning’ Habit

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    Aldermen Seek to Curb Burke ‘Staff-Loaning’ Habit

    Ald. Ed Burke’s practice of loaning out employees to work for aldermen comes under fire.

    Aldermen Seek to Curb Burke ‘Staff-Loaning’ Habit

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 30th Ward Candidate Forum: Jessica Gutierrez

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    30th Ward Candidate Forum: Jessica Gutierrez

    Ald. Ariel Reboyras is facing his first runoff election for the 30th Ward seat.

    30th Ward Candidate Forum: Jessica Gutierrez

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Van Dyke Prison Sentence

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    Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Van Dyke Prison Sentence

    Former police Officer Jason Van Dyke will continue serving his 81-month prison sentence.

    Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Van Dyke Prison Sentence

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    Found Photos Reveal Childhood of Groundbreaking Journalist

    Some old glass negatives found in a Chicago attic lead to a surprising discovery.

    Found Photos Reveal Childhood of Groundbreaking Journalist

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight City Treasurer Candidate Forum: Conyears-Ervin vs. Pawar

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    City Treasurer Candidate Forum: Conyears-Ervin vs. Pawar

    Chicago voters will have to choose between two candidates in the April 2 runoff.

    City Treasurer Candidate Forum: Conyears-Ervin vs. Pawar

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra, The Week in Review: College Admissions Scandal

    Chicago Tonight

    Web Extra, The Week in Review: College Admissions Scandal

    Eddie Arruza and guests discuss the scandal that has ensnared schools and parents.

    Web Extra, The Week in Review: College Admissions Scandal

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to New Felony Charges

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    Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to New Felony Charges

    The “Empire” actor entered the plea after his case was assigned to a new judge.

    Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to New Felony Charges

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight A New Champ is Crowned at the CPS Spelling Bee

    Chicago Tonight

    A New Champ is Crowned at the CPS Spelling Bee

    Be honest: Could you correctly spell the words “inselberg” or “voortrekker”?

    A New Champ is Crowned at the CPS Spelling Bee

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 33rd Ward Candidate Forum: Rodriguez Sanchez vs. Ald. Mell

    Chicago Tonight

    33rd Ward Candidate Forum: Rodriguez Sanchez vs. Ald. Mell

    A community activist and the incumbent daughter of a City Council dynasty face off.

    33rd Ward Candidate Forum: Rodriguez Sanchez vs. Ald. Mell

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Why Aldermen Who Need Extra Help Call Ed Burke

    Chicago Tonight

    Why Aldermen Who Need Extra Help Call Ed Burke

    For years, Ald. Ed Burke ran what amounts to an employee loan-out program.

    Why Aldermen Who Need Extra Help Call Ed Burke

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Chicago Girls Learn the Ropes of Double Dutch

    Chicago Tonight

    Chicago Girls Learn the Ropes of Double Dutch

    Memories of jumping rope as a child lures a Chicago woman back to the sport as an adult.

    Chicago Girls Learn the Ropes of Double Dutch

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight 5th Ward Candidate Forum: Ald. Hairston vs. Calloway

    Chicago Tonight

    5th Ward Candidate Forum: Ald. Hairston vs. Calloway

    We speak with 5th Ward candidates Ald. Leslie Hairston and William Calloway.

    5th Ward Candidate Forum: Ald. Hairston vs. Calloway

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight City Council OKs Lincoln Yards, Police Academy

    Chicago Tonight

    City Council OKs Lincoln Yards, Police Academy

    Two major projects get the full City Council vote. Paris Schutz reports.

    City Council OKs Lincoln Yards, Police Academy

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi Pushes for More Reform

    Chicago Tonight

    Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi Pushes for More Reform

    He’s promised big ethics changes and is now pushing to streamline the assessment system.

    Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi Pushes for More Reform

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Mayoral Candidates Square off on Aldermanic Prerogative

    Chicago Tonight

    Mayoral Candidates Square off on Aldermanic Prerogative

    The candidates for mayor square off again -- a bit more civilly, this time.

    Mayoral Candidates Square off on Aldermanic Prerogative

    Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Artists and Architects Reimagine the Possibilities of Design

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    Artists and Architects Reimagine the Possibilities of Design

    We visit the forward-thinking show “Dimensions of Citizenship.”

    Artists and Architects Reimagine the Possibilities of Design