On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman at 7:00 pm, the Chicago City Council gives Cubs ownership the green light for a $500 million Wrigley Field renovation. State Rep. Deb Mell takes over her dad’s 33rd ward aldermanic seat, while Ald. Joe Moore faces an FBI ethics probe. To try to close a billion-dollar budget deficit, Chicago Public Schools taps into one-time reserves and plans to raise property taxes. President Obama returns to economically challenged Galesburg to deliver a major speech on job growth. And in sports, the Cubs trade pitcher Matt Garza to the Rangers while the Bears open training camp in Bourbonnais.
Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight's web stories from this week:
Monday, July 22:
- Ald. Moore Responds to News of Ethics Investigation
- CPS Announces More Layoffs
- Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Gun Database
- Chicago vs. Detroit
- Mosque Alert
- Chicago Skyscrapers
- Viewer Feedback: Ald. Moore & BGA Investigation
- Web Extra: Remembering Dennis Farina
Wednesday, July 24:
- Web Extra: Ald. Moore Responds to Ethics Violations
- Deb Mell Replaces Father as 33rd Ward Alderman
- CPS Slashes Classroom Funding by $68 Million
- Aldermanic Roundtable on City Council News
- The Star Wars Connection
- Chicago's Historic Hyde Park
Thursday, July 25:
- Was Bond Rating Lowered by IL Business Leader Lobbying?
- Fire Sprinkler Requirements
- Billiard Girl
- "The Brain Scoop"
- Maria Doyle Kennedy