Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 3/22

 

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Eddie Arruza, CPS unveils its school closings plan, which will impact 30,000 students. Rosemont Mayor Bradley Stephens throws a curveball into the Wrigley Field renovations, pitching the idea of moving the team to his suburb. Cook County Commissioner William Beavers is convicted of tax evasion; more pension reform machinations in Springfield; and Attorney General Lisa Madigan still hasn’t declared whether she’ll run for governor. And in sports, a Chicago Bears brouhaha over letting go of a legend, as the team parts ways with aging middle linebacker Brian Urlacher.

Guests:
- Craig Dellimore, WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9FM
- Paula Gomez, Univision Chicago
- Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News
- Dan McGrath, Chicago Sun-Times & The New York Times

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 3/22.

Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, March 18:
- The Next U.S. Attorney?
- Controversy Over Persepolis
- Tax Season 2013
- Killing Cancer
- Wool
- Viewer Feedback: 3/18

Tuesday, March 19:
- Day 4 of Commissioner Beavers' Trial
- New Pope, New Era?
- Great Lakes Water Levels
- Evaluating Universal Preschool
- They Seek a City
- Chef Rick Bayless
- Chicago Water Department is Hiring

 Wednesday, March 20:
- Illinois Senate Votes on Pension Bills
- IL Senate Votes on Pension Bill SB0001
- IL Senate Votes on Pension Bill SB0035
- The 'Rosemont Cubs'? Mayor Hopes So
- Can Moms Break the Cycle of Poverty?
- Chicago Business News: 3/20
- Captive Audience
- Jazz Vocalist Tammy McCann

Thursday, March 21:
- Beavers Guilty on All Counts
- Barbara Byrd-Bennett
- 54 Chicago Public Schools to Close
- The Fuss Over Fracking
- The Invisible Hand: Architect Thomas Beeby
- The Stone Age in Chicago
- Viewer Feedback: 3/21

Friday, March 22:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 3/22 – 3/24
- Web Extra: The Week in Review