WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: July 17, 2020

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup.

Lightfoot COVID-19
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot arrives at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
Lightfoot COVID-19
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot arrives at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: July 17, 2020

Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup.

Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot threaten to bring back COVID-19 restrictions if cases continue to rise. The Chicago Teachers Union pushes back on the city’s plan to reopen schools in the fall. Plus, a new report sheds light on the firing of former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson.

Reset breaks down the biggest local news of the week in our Friday News Roundup with host Justin Kaufmann.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, Chicago politics reporter at WTTW

Lee Bey, Chicago Sun-Times editorial writer, architecture critic and author