WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: July 5, 2019
Presidential candidates have been flying into Chicago, seeking support from local politicians. The city sees a violent Fourth of July holiday, and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is going head-to-head with the head of the police union.
Those are just a few of the week’s top local stories the Morning Shift breaks down on our Friday News Roundup.
GUESTS: Monica Davey, Chicago bureau chief for The New York Times
Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times columnist, ABC 7 political analyst
David Greising, president and CEO of the Better Government Association
More than 1,500 Chicago cops to hit the streets to prevent Fourth of July weekend violence (Chicago Sun-Times 7/3/19)