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Apr 18, 2021

Suspect Apprehended in Fatal Shooting at Wisconsin Tavern

Authorities say they have apprehended a person in connection with a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday that left three men dead and three men injured.

Apr 18, 2021

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, April 18, 2021 - Full Show

Local activists share their reactions to fatal police shootings. Calls to reopen the city’s mental health clinics. Remembering Harold Washington. Efforts to diversify television.

Apr 18, 2021

Communities Affected by Police Violence Also Deal with Anger, Grief

As the country awaits an outcome in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, the manner in which police operate in Black and Latino communities – in particular, how they use deadly force — remains very much in the spotlight. 

Apr 18, 2021

Half of US Adults Have Received at Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.

Apr 18, 2021

Source: Swiss Billionaire Drops Bid for Tribune Publishing

A Maryland hotel executive is trying to assemble new financing for a $680 million offer to buy Tribune Publishing after his partner, a Swiss billionaire, pulled out of the bidding for the newspaper chain.

Apr 18, 2021

Fauci Says He Expects J&J Vaccine to Resume Later This Week

The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.

Apr 17, 2021

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, April 17, 2021 - Full Show

The community response to video of the fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo. A look at the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause. And spicing up Chicago with family business La Criolla. 

Apr 17, 2021

Providers Combat Vaccine Hesitancy After Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause

Health officials recommended a pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this week after six people experienced rare but severe blood clots. We discuss the situation—and concerns about vaccine hesitancy—with Dr. Juanita Mora, an allergist and immunologist at the Chicago Allergy Center.

Apr 17, 2021

Little Village Mourns Toledo, Calls for Unity and Empathy

For the past two weeks, Chicago residents have been reacting to the death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo at the hands of a Chicago police officer. Now, video footage of the shooting is raising more questions about the incident. We discuss the March 29 shooting with Little Village community members.

Apr 17, 2021

In Minneapolis, Armed Patrol Group Tries to Keep the Peace

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the heavily guarded Brooklyn Center police station every night since Sunday, when former Officer Kim Potter, who is white, shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. 

Apr 17, 2021

The Queen Says Goodbye to Philip, Continues Her Reign Alone

Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal, but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.

Apr 17, 2021

Four Sikhs Among Victims of Indianapolis Mass Shooting

Amarjit Sekhon, a 48-year-old mother of two sons, was the breadwinner of her family and one of many members of Indianapolis’ tight knit Sikh community employed at a FedEx warehouse on the city’s southwest side.

Apr 17, 2021

EXPLAINER: What Chicago Boy’s Death Says About Foot Pursuits

After a police officer chased a 13-year-old boy into an alley and shot him to death, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot demanded a new policy that would protect officers, suspects and bystanders in what she called one of the most dangerous actions an officer can take: a foot pursuit.

Apr 17, 2021

Chicago Video Tests Newsroom Handling of Graphic Footage

The image that many Americans have of 13-year-old Adam Toledo is frozen in time: He is standing in an alley with his hands up as the gunshot that killed him is heard.

Apr 17, 2021

Photos: Thousands March to Protest Police Killing of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

Thousands of protesters gathered in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood Friday evening to protest the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo last month. Toledo was fatally shot by a police officer in the Little Village neighborhood, about 6 miles south of the protest.