US Attorney Lausch’s Job Performance Wins Bipartisan Support
Political corruption. Gun violence. Financial crimes. Homegrown terrorism. These are just a selection of the cases brought in the last four years by John Lausch, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
Remap Battle: New Congressional Map Upsets GOP, Some Democrats
Despite holding all the power, Democratic state lawmakers are getting pushback from both sides of the aisle for the newly drawn congressional map which shrinks the number Republican House members from five to three.
The Atlantic Looks Inside Alden Global Capital
McKay Coppins, who did a deep dive into Alden Global Capital, shares his insights into the hedge fund that bought the Chicago Tribune.
21 Chicago Police Officers Placed into No-Pay Status For Violating COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
According to Police Superintendent David Brown, about 67% of officers have provided their vaccination status to the city, and of those 82% are vaccinated. But 21 officers have refused to share their vaccination status with the city.
Englewood Artist Documents Growing Up on the South Side
In his first solo show, “Mookie on the Southside,” artist Pugs Atomz illustrates what it’s like growing up on the South Side through paintings and sculptures.
October 19, 2021 - Full Show
The latest on Chicago police officers getting vaccinated. One-on-one with U.S. Attorney John Lausch. Illinois lawmakers head back to Springfield. And documenting the South Side’s history.
US Plans to Reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Next Month
The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order.
‘Our Fair Share’ Advocates for Distributing Annual Funds to Americans
Discussion and debate over a recently released book that advocates for a “citizen dividend” that would give cash to Americans.
After Botched Police Raid, City’s Response ‘Revictimized’ Anjanette Young: Former Watchdog
The city’s response to the botched police raid in February 2019 that left Anjanette Young handcuffed while naked and pleading for help left the social worker “revictimized,” the city’s former watchdog told WTTW News’ Chicago Tonight.
Crain’s Headlines: Warehouses Drive Up Chicago Sales as Dealmaking Slows
Commercial real estate sales see a split in Chicago as another Mag Mile building goes up for sale. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.
UChicago Takes Aim at Chicago’s Persistent Cycle of Violence
Amid a surge in violence, the University of Chicago aims to help make the city a model for how to rebuild traumatized communities.
Colin Powell Dies, Trailblazing General Stained by Iraq
Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.
Just 54% of Chicago Police Officers Tell City Officials They Are Vaccinated Against COVID-19
More than 35.6% of the Chicago Police department — 4,543 employees — are in jeopardy of being disciplined and eventually fired for failing to disclose their vaccination status to the city.
October 18, 2021 - Full Show
A showdown between police officers and the mayor over vaccine mandates. The city’s now-former inspector general. Remembering the history-making Colin Powell. And how the Sky reached the top.
Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Title With 80-74 Win Over Phoenix
Courtney Vandersloot added 10 points and 15 assists for the Sky, who won the series 3-1, rallying from a 72-65 deficit with 4:42 left. Chicago scored the next nine points to take a two-point lead on Stefanie Dolson’s layup. She then added another basket to make it 76-72 with 45.8 seconds left.