WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 2, 2021

Crime — does real life match what the mayor and the city’s top cop are saying about it? Reset goes behind the week’s headlines.

Ald. Carrie Austin
Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th Ward, attends a City Council meeting on June 12, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Ald. Carrie Austin
Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th Ward, attends a City Council meeting on June 12, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 2, 2021

Crime — does real life match what the mayor and the city’s top cop are saying about it? Reset goes behind the week’s headlines.

The latest on efforts to fight crime, both in the city and City Council. The minimum wage increases to $15 an hour for most workers in Chicago, and Illinois lawmakers deliver a tough message to the postmaster general.

Reset goes behind the week’s headlines with two local journalists.

GUEST: Jacoby Cochran, City Cast Chicago host

Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business blogger and columnist on politics and government