Steve Inskeep talks to Mary Mitchell, a Chicago Sun-Times columnist, about the firing of Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy a week after a video showed a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.
David Koschman died nearly a decade ago, yet many are still waiting for justice. We talk to the Chicago Sun-Times reporters who brought the case back into the spotlight in 2011 and look ahead to the upcoming trial.
The acting director of DCFS says she is assembling experts to examine the rising number of abuse and neglect deaths among children who have had involvement with the agency, in response to a Sun-Times and WBEZ investigation.
Two months after The Chicago Sun-Times laid off all its photographers, some have found a temporary home in a gallery. Three tell the stories behind their photos, and what's next for them as visual storytellers.
On Thursday's Afternoon Shift, Niala and guests discuss the Rahm Emanuel magazine cover kicking up dust. The Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photo department. And guests remember author Rev. Andrew Greely, who passed away.