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Week in Review: Spotlight Still on Chicago Police

A brutal attack on a mentally disabled man is streamed live on Facebook. The U.S. Department of Justice rushes to release a report on Chicago Police Department practices before the new administration takes over. Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledges police reforms, even if Donald Trump’s DOJ doesn’t see it as a priority. Gov. Bruce Rauner says he’s skipping the inauguration. Lawmakers head back to Springfield next week with a faint glimmer of hope for a budget. Retail giants struggle. And the Bears look to the future but don’t offer fans many details.


Kate Grossman, WBEZ
John McCarron, Chicago Tribune contributor
Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times and ABC 7 News
Dan McGrath, Chicago Sun-Times

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