Kristen McQueary reports on Mayor Emanuel's influence in Springfield and what it could mean for plans for a Chicago casino. Then Cheryl Raye-Stout breaks down the Bulls' Eastern Conference Finals breakdown.
Eight Forty-Eight discusses the ongoing testimony in former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s federal corruption trial. Then WBEZ's Linda Lutton provides a quick and dirty guide to Wednesday’s Chicago Board of Education meeting in the latest installment of Cheat Sheet.
WBEZ's Robert Wildeboer examines the legal implications of David Coleman Headley’s testimony in the terrorism case against Chicagoan Tahawwur Rana. Then WBEZ's Michael Puente gives an update on the expansion at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
Eight Forty-Eight hears about new federal EPA standards controlling toxic air emissions from power plants. Alison Cuddy continues her conversation with Chicago-born, Portland, Oregon-based rapper Mic Crenshaw.
Portland, Oregon-based hip-hop artist and social worker Mic Crenshaw’s most recent album is Under the Sun.The Chicago native has a complex history: He’s been a violent troublemaker and a peace-seeking solution finder. And sometimes he’s been both.