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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:41 PM CDT

How to Properly Shuck an Oyster

How to Properly Shuck an Oyster

Ahead of Oyster Fest at Shaw's Crab House, two experts show us the right way to shuck an oyster. 

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 01:38 PM CDT

Shelter Dogs Dress Up for Spooky Pooch Parade

Shelter Dogs Dress Up for Spooky Pooch Parade

Costumed puppies in need of a home come on Chicago Today to preview this weekend's Spooky Pooch Parade. 

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:25 PM CDT

Insider Information from 'Chicago Med' Stars

Insider Information from 'Chicago Med' Stars

"Chicago Med" Stars Torrey DeVitto & Nick Gehlfuss tell us how they deal with their messy love triangle.

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 02:12 PM CDT

New Beauty Trend: How Lash Extensions Can Transform Your Eyes

New Beauty Trend: How Lash Extensions Can Transform Your Eyes

Watch as Ana Nuta Tataru with LashTechPro demonstrates eyelash extensions live in the "Chicago Today" studio! 

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 01:35 PM CDT

3 Mouth-Watering Tacos Perfect for National Taco Day

3 Mouth-Watering Tacos Perfect for National Taco Day

Happy National Taco Day!

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Johnson Admits to Having a 'Couple of Drinks'
Johnson Admits to Having a 'Couple of Drinks'

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson admitted to Mayor Lori Lightfoot that he “had a couple of drinks” the night before he was found asleep in his car earlier this week.

No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day
No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day

Chicago Public Schools students officially have off a second day of school as negotiations continue between the teachers' union and the city of Chicago.

Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall
Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall

A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall has been indicted on charges of terrorism and criminal damage to property. The Arlington Heights Daily Herald reports ...

Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares
Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares

Uber and Lyft rides in Chicago may soon be more expensive. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday announced a proposal to increase taxes on single rides with ride-share companies, as well as rides that begin or end in...

Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer
Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer

A bartender in the west suburbs is accused of taking an intoxicated customer to his home in West Chicago and sexually assaulting her.

Chicago Police Celebrate Officer Shot Released From Hospital
Chicago Police Celebrate Officer Shot Released From Hospital

An officer who was shot last month by a wanted suspect was expected to be released from a Chicago-area hospital Friday, officials said.