On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald steps down. Chicago Police are praised for handling NATO protests, despite tense moments at Sunday’s rally. Mayor Rahm Emanuel insists the NATO summit was a benefit for the city, but businesses beg to differ. Chicago teachers mobilize en masse, saying they’re ready to strike. And lawmakers are betting once again on gambling expansion, despite Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto threat.
Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:
Sunday, May 20:
- NATO Protest Coverage
Monday, May 21:
- Final Day of NATO Protests
- Lawyers on NATO Arrests
- Police vs. Protesters: Who are the Aggressors?
- NATO Summit Cements Afghanistan End Game
- NATO News from McCormick Place
- Viewer Mail: NATO
- Web-Exclusive: Who Are The Protesters?
- Web-Exclusive: Weekend Recap of NATO Protests
- Web-Exclusive: NATO Protests in PHOTOS
Thursday, May 24:
- Fitzgerald Holds Press Conference on Resignation
- Former U.S. Attorneys on Potential Fitzgerald Successor
- Illinois House Passes Medicaid Cuts
- IL House Approves Chicago Casino
- Extreme Mammals
- Viewer Mail: NATO Media Coverage
Friday, May 25:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 5/25-5/28