Retiring Ald. Danny Solis (25th) reportedly wore a wire during conversations with embattled Ald. Ed Burke (14th) as part of a federal corruption case.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office said it will review the 81-month prison sentence handed down to Jason Van Dyke last week. The former Chicago Police officer was found guilty in the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Plus, candidates in the Chicago mayor’s race are preparing for the Feb. 26 municipal election.
Morning Shift digs into those stories and more in our weekly news roundup.
GUESTS: Carol Marin, NBC Chicago political editor
Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter
Danny Ecker, reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business
LEARN MORE: Burke says he’s ‘done nothing wrong’ and no Solis recording can change that (Chicago Sun-Times 1/23/19)
In corruption-plagued Chicago, high-level shakedown charges loom over mayoral race, candidates (USA Today 1/23/19)
Five things to know about key Lincoln Yards vote (Crain’s Chicago Business 1/24/19)