WBEZ Weekly News Recap: September 17, 2021

Mayor Lightfoot announces her choice for Chicago Public Schools CEO and there’s mounting controversy for a Northwest Side alderman.

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 24: A sign announcing the store will be closing hangs above a Sears store on August 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Sears Holdings Corporation, which owns both Sears and Kmart, said today it was planning on closing another 28 Kmart stores. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 24: A sign announcing the store will be closing hangs above a Sears store on August 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Sears Holdings Corporation, which owns both Sears and Kmart, said today it was planning on closing another 28 Kmart stores. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

WBEZ Weekly News Recap: September 17, 2021

Mayor Lightfoot announces her choice for Chicago Public Schools CEO and there’s mounting controversy for a Northwest Side alderman.

Illinois’ last Sears store prepares to shut its doors, Chicago Park District Inspector General resigns, and Mayor Lightfoot announces a plan to sue gang members for their assets.

Reset’s Weekly News Recap goes behind the week’s headlines.

GUESTS: Paris Schutz, correspondent and anchor at WTTW/ Channel 11.

Nader Issa, Chicago Sun-Times education reporter