Jesús “Chuy” García is revealed to be the unnamed congressman in the ComEd bribery case. Prosecutors say García pressed former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to appoint one of the representative's political pals to ComEd's board of directors.
Meanwhile, at the first televised Chicago mayoral debate, crime was a top issue. Businessman Willie Wilson said cops should hunt suspects down like rabbits.
A downstate court judge issues a temporary restraining order on the state's new assault weapons ban.
State regulators weigh a record breaking four-year ComEd rate hike that follows a record request from the gas utilities Peoples Gas and Nicor.
The Bears eye closing the deal on hundreds of acres in Arlington Heights — a move that mayoral contenders weighed in on during the debate.
And WTTW celebrates the 45th anniversary of “The Week In Review.”
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