In closing arguments, prosecutors in the corruption trail of former Chicago Ald. Ed Burke said he tried to trade city approvals for “landing the tuna” but defense attorneys say he never saw a dime, and that FBI mole and fellow former Ald. Danny Solis set him up to save his own hide.
Mayor Brandon Johnson releases what he terms a “People’s Plan for Public Safety.”
The City Council rejects a ballot initiative asking voters whether or not Chicago should stay a sanctuary city. It also rejects a controversial police union provision that would allow serious misconduct cases to be decided behind closed doors — setting up a potentially lengthy court fight.
Chicago Public Schools hints at a move away from charters and high-achieving selective enrollment schools as part of its five year strategic plan.
And in sports, the Bears look to make it three in a row against Cleveland this Sunday.
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