WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: May 17, 2019
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s time in City Hall reaches its final hours.
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is getting ready to take office Monday, and may already be butting heads with longtime aldermen.
And speaking of City Council, Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno faces charges of disorderly conduct, insurance fraud and obstruction of justice.
Morning Shift dives into these stories and more in the Friday News Roundup.
GUESTS: Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter
Tahman Bradley, WGN-TV anchor and political reporter
A.D. Quig, politics reporter at The Daily Line
LEARN MORE: Mayor Emanuel reflects on 8 years at City Hall: ‘Kept my word, told hard truths and did hard things’ (WGN 5/15/19)
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot names top officials in her new administration (Chicago Tribune 5/15/19)
Pritzker Makes Push for Legal Sports Betting (WTTW 5/15/19)