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Mayor Brandon Johnson and interim Chicago Police Supt. Fred Waller

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, left, listens to Interim Police Superintendent Fred Waller, as they outline the city’s public safety plan May 25, 2023. Past allegations of domestic violence against Waller surfaced this week and a gender-based violence task force is seeking a meeting with the mayor.

Charles Rex Arbogast

Mayor Brandon Johnson and interim Chicago Police Supt. Fred Waller

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, left, listens to Interim Police Superintendent Fred Waller, as they outline the city’s public safety plan May 25, 2023. Past allegations of domestic violence against Waller surfaced this week and a gender-based violence task force is seeking a meeting with the mayor.

Charles Rex Arbogast

WBEZ Weekly News Recap, August 4, 2023

WBEZ Weekly News Recap, August 4, 2023

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, left, listens to Interim Police Superintendent Fred Waller, as they outline the city’s public safety plan May 25, 2023. Past allegations of domestic violence against Waller surfaced this week and a gender-based violence task force is seeking a meeting with the mayor.

Charles Rex Arbogast

   

More lawsuits filed against Northwestern University, expanding its sports hazing scandal. Meanwhile, 40 teens are arrested in South Loop for causing mayhem. Plus, businesses brace for hundreds of thousands arriving for Lollapalooza.

Reset goes behind the headlines in the Weekly News Recap.

GUESTS: Rummana Hussain, editorial board member and columnist at Chicago Sun-Times

Carrie Shepherd, Chicago reporter for Axios

Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ investigative reporter on government and politics

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