This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, Rod Blagojevich is granted an extra month of freedom, and Judge James Zagel recommends the convicted ex-governor be sent to a federal prison in Colorado where he could enroll in a substance abuse program. Springfield lawmakers ensure that Sears and Chicago financial exchanges stay put in Illinois. Mayor Rahm Emanuel cracks down on fraudulent use of disability parking placards, and sends a stern warning to protestors in advance of the NATO/G-8 summit in Chicago this spring. And in sports, the Bulls acquire a veteran shooting guard, and the Bears try to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:
Tuesday, December 13:
- Chicago Gets Hefty Bill for Disabled Parking
- Scientific Chicago with Neil Shubin: Rat Empathy, Tiktaalik, Viewer Questions
- WFMT's 60th Birthday
- Illinois Senate Votes on Tax Break Bills
Wednesday, December 14:
- Chicago City Council News
- Blagojevich Requests Colorado Prison
- 50 Years of Sex Education
- Jeff Pearlman on "Sweetness"
- National Hellenic Museum
- Viewer Mail: Disabled Parking