WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: August 24, 2018

Friday News Roundup
WBEZ reporter Miles Bryan, WTTW political correspondent Amanda Vinicky and journalist Lee Bey join this week's Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ
Friday News Roundup
WBEZ reporter Miles Bryan, WTTW political correspondent Amanda Vinicky and journalist Lee Bey join this week's Friday News Roundup. Jason Marck / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: August 24, 2018

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The murder trial in the 2013 death of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton. A new poll in the Illinois governor’s race. And more candidates jumping in to the Chicago mayor’s race.

Those are just a few of the stories Morning Shift tackles in its weekly news roundup.

GUESTS: Miles Bryan, WBEZ reporter

Amanda Vinicky, WTTW political correspondent

Lee Bey, writer and photographer

LEARN MORE: Hadiya’s family relieved after 2nd defendant convicted of her murder in as many days: ‘Justice, finally’ (Chicago Tribune 8/24)

Poll: Democrat leads expensive race for Illinois governor (NBC News 8/21)

Chicago Mayor’s Race: Candidate Pool Grows To 11, Poll Shows Emanuel In Lead (WTTW 8/21)