WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020
Former Empire actor Jessie Smollett is once again facing felony disorderly conduct charges for allegedly staging a hate crime on himself last January. Affordable housing advocates are calling on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to support a community benefits agreement to protect residents near the planned Obama Presidential Center. Plus, the city moves one step closer to appointing a permanent Chicago Police superintendent.
Reset breaks down the biggest stories of the week in our Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.
GUESTS: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter
Paris Schutz, WTTW political correspondent and host
Mick Dumke, reporter and columnist ProPublica Illinois