Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 8/16

 

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, controversy arises in the wake of the Jackson sentencing. Speed camera tests find plenty of speeders; more cameras are on the way. The Justice Department sues to block American Airlines’ merger with US Airways. The Feds plan to ramp up oversight of Metra as the governor names a special task force to investigate. Former New York Gov. George Pataki has advice for Chicago about fighting crime. And in sports, is Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler really improving?

Guests:
- Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times & ABC-7
- Tom Corfman, Crain's Chicago Business
- Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times
- Jim Litke, Associated Press

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 8/16.

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

Monday, August 12:
- Safe Passage
- Sheila Simon
- Bake and Destroy
- Viewer Feedback: Sonia Antolec

Tuesday, August 13:
- Progressive Aldermen Push for IG
- Cutting Mandatory Minimums
- Learning to Talk About Death
- Web Extra: Speed Camera Locations

Wednesday, August 14:
- Jacksons Sentenced
- Analysis of Jacksons' Sentencing
- CPS Calls for New Charter Schools
- Web Extra: Timeline of Key Events in Jackson Saga
- Web Extra: Jackson Jr. from our Archives

Thursday, August 15:
- More Than 500 Dead in Egyptian Crackdown
- Quinn Creates Task Force to Reform Transit System
- World's Fair of Money
- Viewer Feedback: Simon, Charters & IG

Friday, August 16:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 8/16 - 8/18
- Web Extra: The Week in Review