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WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: September 14, 2018

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(from left to right) Reporters Patrick Smith, Kim Bellware, and John Byrne.

It’s been a big week in Chicago, especially on the criminal justice front. Jury selection has wrapped up in the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, and Van Dyke has opted for a jury—not a judge—to decide his fate. Meanwhile, a final draft of the consent decree that will govern reforms at the Chicago Police Department has been filed. As part of our Friday News Roundup, we’ll bring you up to speed on those stories...as well as other big local news of the week.

GUESTS: John Byrne, Chicago Tribune political reporter

Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter

Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter

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Third Chicago police suicide in past three months (ABC 7 Chicago 9/12/18)

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