WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 13, 2018

From left, WBEZ City Hall reporter Becky Vevea, WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney, and Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens.
From left, WBEZ City Hall reporter Becky Vevea, WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney, and Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens. Jason Marck/WBEZ
From left, WBEZ City Hall reporter Becky Vevea, WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney, and Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens.
From left, WBEZ City Hall reporter Becky Vevea, WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney, and Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens. Jason Marck/WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 13, 2018

On our Friday news roundup, Morning Shift talks with journalists from in and outside of our newsroom bring context and analysis to the biggest local news stories of the week. From a billionaire’s donation to boosting Chicago’s crime fighting technology to increasing hospitalizations in the state due to synthetic pot, this week had a lot to unpack. Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens, WBEZ City Hall reporter Becky Vevea, and WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney help break it down.