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Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, addresses a crowd, June 28, 2023, at the Old Post Office in Chicago.

Mayor Brandon Johnson

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, addresses a crowd, June 28, 2023, at the Old Post Office in Chicago.

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap, Feb. 16, 2024: ShotSpotter, early voting, migrants, 911 snafus and more

Use of the gunshot-detection software ShotSpotter will end in Chicago, and early voting is on. Reset breaks down the big stories of the week.

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, addresses a crowd, June 28, 2023, at the Old Post Office in Chicago.

   

Early voting started in Chicago on Feb. 15. It’s also underway at key sites in the collar counties and begins in suburban Cook County on Feb. 21. Meanwhile, the ex-chief of staff of former Illinois House speaker Michael Madigan will go to prison. And blood? On the menu? At the Field Museum?

Reset breaks down those stories and more in the Weekly News Recap.

GUESTS: Dan Petrella, Chicago Tribune state government reporter

Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice and education editor

Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ city government and politics reporter

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