WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

Jussie Smollett, in court in Chicago in March 2019 after charges were dropped against the actor.
Jussie Smollett, in court in Chicago in March 2019 after charges were dropped against the actor.
Jussie Smollett, in court in Chicago in March 2019 after charges were dropped against the actor.
Jussie Smollett, in court in Chicago in March 2019 after charges were dropped against the actor.

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

Former Empire actor Jessie Smollett is once again facing felony disorderly conduct charges for allegedly staging a hate crime on himself last January. Affordable housing advocates are calling on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to support a community benefits agreement to protect residents near the planned Obama Presidential Center. Plus, the city moves one step closer to appointing a permanent Chicago Police superintendent.

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