WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

Friday News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020
Mick Dumke of ProPublica Illinois, WTTW's Paris Schutz and WBEZ's Patrick Smith join this week's Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ
Friday News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020
Mick Dumke of ProPublica Illinois, WTTW's Paris Schutz and WBEZ's Patrick Smith join this week's Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

Former “Empire” actor Jussie 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