WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 23, 2021

Crime continues to make headlines, City Council approves civilian oversight of police and Pritzker announces bid for reelection.

Chicago Police Department Car
The City Council approved a civilian oversight board for the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Courtesy of Arvell Doresy Jr/Flickr
Chicago Police Department Car
The City Council approved a civilian oversight board for the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Courtesy of Arvell Doresy Jr/Flickr

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: July 23, 2021

Crime continues to make headlines, City Council approves civilian oversight of police and Pritzker announces bid for reelection.

The City Council takes steps towards police reform, approving a civilian oversight board for the police department, while three mass shootings occur in the city just hours before U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland arrives. Plus analysis of the not-so-surprising announcement that Governor Pritzker is seeking reelection.

Reset goes behind the headlines of the week’s news.

GUESTS: Erin Hagerty, City Hall reporter at The Daily Line

Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ investigative reporter