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Afternoon Shift #267: A fight to the finish
March 11, 2013
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Afternoon Shift #266: A fight to the finish
Fernando Diaz and Megan Cottrell, winners of the 2013 Studs Terkel awards, unpack the day's big stories. Ald. Roderick Sawyer discusses black political role models. Boxers Bill Hillman and Adrian Granados look ahead to the big upcoming fight at the UIC Pavilion.
· Mon, Mar 11 2013 12:03:06
The Day Today
: Later this week, the Community Media Workshop will honor the
2013 Studs Terkel award winners
for excellence in covering and reflecting Chicago’s diverse communities. Two-thirds of this year’s class,
, managing editor of
, serve as Monday’s panelists. They take on the Cook County Medical Examiner’s online photo project, the Chateau Hotel and the Urban Institute’s dim report on the Chicago Housing Authority’s Plan for Transformation.
#Terkel2013 award winners Fernando Diaz & @mmcottrell join @WBEZ's Rick Kogan today at 2 pmThe Workshop
Cook County Medical Examiner posts photos of unidentified bodiesMarch 6, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has updated their website to link unidentified remains with th...
The slow disappearing act of the Chicago SROLow-income residents of the Chateau Hotel wait to learn the ultimate fate of their building - and maybe their chances of staying on the c...
: Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, who faces tax evasion charges for allegedly using campaign money for personal use, in part to fund a gambling habit, and for failing to pay taxes on said moneys. Beavers is just one of several local black politicians, including Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, racked with legal troubles. Chicago
Ald. Roderick Sawyer
(6th), whose father, the Honorable Eugene Sawyer, was elected mayor by the city council after the sudden death of Harold Washington, joins
to ruminate on the state of Chicago’s African-American politicians.
Tax-evasion trial begins for Cook County commissioner William BeaversAnother politician from the Chicago area will be in federal court. Standing inside the crowded media pit at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse i...
@cbschicago the scene after Cook County commissioner, William Beavers' trial. Trial resumes tomorrow at 9am http://pic.twitter.com/e9uGBwjaz0Zach Crenshaw
: Former boxer
, who founded and runs the
Windy City Story Slam
, visits with protégé
, a former victim of gang violence in Cicero who has managed to stay on the straight and narrow through boxing. In fact, Granados is scheduled to fight a former world champion for
ESPN's Friday Night Fights at the UIC Pavilion
on March 22.
Adrian Granados vs Frankie Gomezboxingprospect