WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Dec. 10, 2021

Actor Jussie Smollett
Actor Jussie Smollett arrives Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for day two of his trial in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press
Actor Jussie Smollett
Actor Jussie Smollett arrives Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse for day two of his trial in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press

WBEZ’s Weekly News Recap: Dec. 10, 2021

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Actor Jussie Smollett is found guilty of five charges that he staged and made a false report of a hate crime against himself. Aldermen struggle to redraw the city’s 50 ward boundaries, and the new Omicron variant arrives in Chicago as COVID cases and hospitalizations surge throughout the state.

Reset goes behind the headlines on the Weekly News Recap.

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