WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: July 12, 2019
There’s an alligator living in the Humboldt Park Lagoon. While you were on #GatorWatch2019, what news did you miss this week?
Morning Shift breaks down the biggest local news stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
GUESTS: Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter
Chip Mitchell, WBEZ criminal justice reporter
Fernando Diaz, editor and publisher of the Chicago Reporter
LEARN MORE: As ICE raids loom, Mayor Lightfoot vows to protect Chicago’s immigrant population (Curbed Chicago 7/11/19)
Lightfoot condemns Carrie Austin’s overspending but won’t strip her of committee chair (Chicago Sun-Times 7/9/19)
Yes, There’s An Alligator Living In The Humboldt Park Lagoon … And Chicago Is Cheering It On (Block Club Chicago 7/9/19)