WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 26, 2019

Friday News Roundup 4-26-19
WBEZ politics reporter Tony Arnold, independent journalist Kim Bellware, and the Chicago Reporter's editor and publisher Fernando Diaz, all joined the Morning Shift for the April 26th Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ
Friday News Roundup 4-26-19
WBEZ politics reporter Tony Arnold, independent journalist Kim Bellware, and the Chicago Reporter's editor and publisher Fernando Diaz, all joined the Morning Shift for the April 26th Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: April 26, 2019

Gov. Pritzker wraps 100 days in office, and is already under a federal criminal investigation.

The Chicago Teachers’ Union signals a potential strike in Lori Lightfoot’s first term. And the feds ask for a second extension on their deadline to return an indictment on Ald. Ed Burke.

Those are just a few of the stories the Morning Shift breaks down on our Friday News Roundup. Our panel this week includes WBEZ politics reporter Tony Arnold, journalist Kim Bellware, and Fernando Diaz, editor and publisher of the Chicago Reporter.

GUEST: Tony Arnold, WBEZ politics reporter

Kim Bellware, Chicago-based freelance reporter

Fernando Diaz, editor and publisher of the Chicago Reporter

LEARN MORE: Source: Feds Probe Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, First Lady For Property Tax Appeals On Gold Coast Mansion (WBEZ 4/24/19)

State investigates handling of AJ Freund case after boy found dead (Chicago Sun-Times 4/24/19)

Following historic Chicago mayoral loss, Toni Preckwinkle returns to County Board, where it’s like business as usual (Chicago Tribune 4/24/19)