On today's show, Niala is joined by reporters Tony Arnold and Kristen McQueary to talk legislative tactics in Illinois. Food expert Monica Eng weighs in on the Monsanto case. WBEZ's Chip Mitchell discusses the firing of two Chicago police officers for conduct captured on a 2011 gang video.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is calling on residents to help bring down the number of police-involved shootings. McCarthy spoke to reporters Tuesday, after officers shot and wounded two residents Monday in unrelated incidents."
A Cook County judge on Thursday set bonds of $500,000 each for two Chicago police officers charged with sexually assaulting a woman in March.Paul Clavijo and Juan Vasquez, both 38, allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old woman after picking her up near the intersection of Addison and Sheffield around 2 a.