We recap the week’s news including the developing scandal surrounding former Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert; the latest developments from Springfield; and the ups-and-downs for the Chicago Bulls, Bears and Blackhawks.
We review the year's biggest and best sports stories with help from WBEZ Sports Contributor, Cheryl Raye Stout. And, we discuss the shooting death of Dontre Hamilton as Wisconsin protesters come to Chicago to raise awareness.
We check in with Gabe Klein to assess the Divvy bike share program. What are the hits and misses? Also, journalist Alison Flowers discusses her new WBEZ series "The Exoneree Diaries", and one of the exonerees she profile shares his story.
As Chicago launches its bike-share program, we hear from you about if this new service will be utilized or largely ignored. Also, Monica Eng gives us the facts and fallacies about diet trends. And Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater pays tribute to Howlin' Wolf.