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WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Sept. 28, 2018

Defense attorneys in the murder trial for Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke presented evidence this week in one of the most high profile cases in recent Chicago history.

The nation watched as Christine Blasey Ford testified Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when she was 15. In a heated exchange, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) pressed Kavanaugh to call for an FBI investigation into the allegations.

Amazon officials visited Chicago for the second time last month to scout a possible site for its next headquarters.

The Morning Shift breaks down all this and more on the Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.

GUESTS: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter

Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter

LEARN MORE: Live updates: Defense begins 4th day of testimony at Jason Van Dyke's trial for shooting Laquan McDonald (Chicago Tribune 9/27/18)

Van Dyke ‘was taught to shoot rapidly,’ police instructor says (WGN 9/27/18)

Invest In Culture To Curb Sexual Assault In Politics (Forbes 9/26/18)

Amazon makes 2nd Chicago visit in search for new headquarters site (Chicago Sun-Times 9/26/18)

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