WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: June 18, 2021

Illinois House passes gun control as Chicago deals with mass shootings. Bears make a bid for Arlington and more Tribune staff take buyouts.

The Justice Department took a step toward making it easier for states to implement what are known as “red flag laws” on Monday, sharing a model for how states could temporarily remove guns from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.
The Justice Department took a step toward making it easier for states to implement what are known as “red flag laws” on Monday, sharing a model for how states could temporarily remove guns from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: June 18, 2021

Illinois House passes gun control as Chicago deals with mass shootings. Bears make a bid for Arlington and more Tribune staff take buyouts.

Lawmakers were back in Springfield dealing with energy, an elected school board and gun control. Meanwhile, Illinois rolls out a shot at big money in a special lottery for vaccinated residents.

Reset goes behind the headlines with local reporters.

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

Kimberley Egonmwan, WVON commentator and attorney