Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 6/1


On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, Chicago’s top cop and Mayor Rahm Emanuel insist the city’s anti-gang strategy is working, despite the recent uptick in gang violence. Police are fuming over Emanuel’s refusal to pay them overtime earned during the NATO summit. Pension reform gets hung up in Springfield. Same-sex couples sue for the right to marry in Illinois. Convicted political insider Tony Rezko breaks his silence from federal prison. And in sports, the White Sox take over first place in the AL Central.

Guests:
- Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News
- John McCarron, Chicago Tribune
- Cheryl Corley, NPR
- Bruce Levine, ESPN 1000

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Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, May 28:
- MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

Tuesday, May 29:
- IL Senate Passes Cigarette Tax Hike
- Emanuel & McCarthy Address Weekend Violence
- Chicago Home Prices Hit New Low
- Controversy Arises over Landfill Expansion
- Talking Back to Facebook
- The Pop Art of Roy Lichtenstein
- Ask Alpana
- Viewer Mail: President Obama's Support of Gay Marriage

Wednesday, May 30:
- Latest on Pension Reform from Springfield
- Violence in Chicago
- Lawsuits Filed Challenging IL Gay Marriage Ban
- Farmers Markets
- Drag Racing

Thursday, May 31:
- Deadline Looms for Budget & Pension Deal
- Exclusive Details on Chicago Teachers Union Plans
- Controversy Arises over Saggy Pants in School
- Super Bowl at Soldier Field?
- Brian Henson
- NU Women's Lacrosse Team Wins 7th NCAA Title
- Viewer Mail: Violence in Chicago
- Taste of Chicago Lineup Announced

Friday, June 1:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 6/1-6/3
- Gambling Expansion Passes Assembly

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