Live in Kenosha as Kyle Rittenhouse is found not guilty on all charges. A controversial police union leader retires from the Chicago Police Department. And city council tussles over new ward maps.
The killing of a Chicago police officer highlights tension between police and the mayor. Chicago’s budget deficit shrinks. Census numbers show population growth. CPS announces a vaccine mandate.
A Loretto Hospital executive resigns amid growing controversy. Mayor Lightfoot sidelines a vaccine contractor over more improper vaccinations. Evanston passes the nation’s first reparations law. Chicago homicides are on the rise.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling for the firing of the Chicago police officer who flipped off protesters. A citywide curfew will remain in place even though most recent protests have been peaceful.
Paris Schutz and his panel of journalists discuss the mayoral runoff campaign, CPS’ decision to mandate all schools participate in PARCC testing, the Cubs' request for expanded construction hours, and the Blackhawks' off-ice-drama centering around rumors about Patrick Sharp.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.