WBEZ's Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 12, 2019
The Chicago City Council signed off on billions in public subsidies
Chicago’s inspector general slammed the city's police department over its gang database. Meanwhile, the Chicago Police Board began to weigh whether to fire four officers in connection with the Laquan McDonald shooting.
Morning Shift breaks down the biggest local and state stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
GUESTS: Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times columnist
Mick Dumke, reporter and columnist ProPublica Illinois
Heather Cherone, managing editor and city hall reporter at The Daily Line
LEARN MORE: City Council OKs Lincoln Yards, 78 TIFs (Crain’s Chicago Business 4/10/19)
Aldermen Pay Tribute To Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel In Final City Council Meeting (Chicago Tribune 4/10/19)
Chicago’s Inspector General Finds The City’s Gang Database Is Riddled With Errors (ProPublica Illinois 4/11/19)