Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift: On probation February 12, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "'Afternoon Shift' #248: On probation" on Storify]'Afternoon Shift' #248: On probationThe Better Government Association’s Andy Shaw and Alden Loury join us to tackle government-related questions. We'll also dive in to the charges filed in the Hadiya Pendleton murder. We'll also meet playwright/teacher Donna Blue Lachman and poet/activist David Hernandez performs in studio. Storified by · Tue, Feb 12 2013 12:21:36The Better Government Association’s Andy Shaw and Alden Loury tackle government-related Curious City questions and listeners' calls for a good government gut check. Ask away by calling 312-923-9239 or by using #AfternoonShift on Twitter.Obama visits Chicago Friday on post State of the Union swing ...1 day ago ... WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama comes home to Chicago on Friday, adding the trip to his post-State of the Union swing ...President Obama's getting ready: RT if you're excited to hear his #SOTU speech tonight. http://pic.twitter.com/CF6dRHg9Barack ObamaProbation: Two men have been charged in the murder of Hadiya Pendleton; the accused gunmen were in bond court Tuesday morning. WBEZ criminal justice reporter Rob Wildeboer provides details, including insight on a Chicago Tribune report that one of the accused had been arrested three times in connection with break-ins and trespassing while on probation for a weapons conviction in recent months. Cops to announce charges in Hadiya Pendleton slayingPolice have set a news conference for this evening to announce charges in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton. Police Supe...Donna Blue Lachman: Rick sits down with playwright, actor, director and teacher Donna Blue Lachman, who among many things, helps students learn about the Holocaust through performing arts.We featured J-Cole's track, "Can't Get Enough" in The Break Room. Like many of his fans, we've been listening to his "classics" on repeat while waiting for his sophomore album, which has been delayed. To tide fans over during another delay, Cole released a new EP Tuesday, Truly Yours, (sample all 17 minutes of it below).J. Cole - Truly Yours (Full EP) [HQ]robleregalDavid Hernandez: David Hernandez and Street Sounds set urban spoken word to a multi-cultural blend of American, Latin and Caribbean roots music (blues, jazz, folk and more). The large ensemble performs and chats with Rick Kogan in our Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio.David Hernandez and Street Sounds Live at Humboldt State UniversitydoPHpCkHsnLTBgh-0RIxLA Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: Children of destiny Next post in Afternoon Shift Afternoon Shift: State of our union View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?