WBEZ’s Illinois and Chicago News Roundup: Aug. 9, 2019
President Donald Trump says he’s considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving 14 years behind bars.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot slams Ivanka Trump for her “misleading tweets” about Chicago. Plus, federal authorities continue their investigation into Ald. Carrie Austin (34th).
Morning Shift breaks down the biggest local stories of the week in WBEZ’s Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
GUESTS: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter
Amanda Vinicky, statehouse reporter at WTTW
Tahman Bradley, WGN-TV anchor and political reporter
Durbin, Lightfoot, Pritzker react to mass shootings (NBC-5 8/4/19)