Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, August 7


On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is under investigation for alleged rape; Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is considering a U.S. Senate run; Midway Airport will receive a $240 million makeover; and in sports, a six-game winning streak puts the Chicago Cubs back into wild-card contention.

Panel
Robert Jordan, WGN-TV
Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business
Roger Crockett, rocrockett.com
Rich King, WGN-TV

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Each week, our panel continues the conversation online. In this week's web extra, we discuss Rod Blagojevich's first statement from prison and the latest in contract negotiations between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union. 

Want to catch up on the latest from Chicago Tonight? Watch last week's segments online by using the links below; or visit our archive for more coverage.

Monday, August 3
Tracking Big-Game Tourism: A Travel Writer's Perspective
MCA's 'Freedom Principle' Highlights Experimentation in 1960s Chicago
Obama Targets Carbon Footprints, Unveils New Clean Power Plan
Crunch Time for Chicago Public Schools
Gun Theft in Rail Yard Raises Security Questions
August 3, 2015 - Full Show
Viewer Feedback: August 3

Tuesday, August 4
Combating the Rising Use of Heroin in City, Suburbs
Child Care Advocates Seek Investigation Into Program Changes
How to Interact with Police if You're Pulled Over or Detained
Countdown to Congress
Illinois Senate Approves Funding for Social Service Programs
August 4, 2015 - Full Show

Wednesday, August 5
Ask Geoffrey
The State of the Art of Architecture in Chicago
What Questions Do You Have for Mayor Emanuel?
Chicago Could Tighten Rules on Drones
Local Republicans Sound Off on Trump, Crowded GOP Field
Plan to Fund $500 Million of CPS Pension Payments Advances to House
August 5, 2015 - Full Show

Thursday, August 6
Bringing Statues to Life in the City of Chicago
Weekend Events Around Town: August 7-9
Chicago's Other River: Exploring the Calumet by Kayak
Mayor Emanuel Responds to Rauner's Challenge
Viewer Feedback: August 6
August 6, 2015 - Full Show

Friday, August 7
Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, August 7
One of WTTW's First Volunteers Shares His Story

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