Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 4/25

On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman, rampant gun violence plagues the city once again. An environmentally-friendly ban on plastic bags advances in the City Council. News from CPS: air conditioning coming to all classrooms, a new high school to be named after President Obama, and three more schools slated for overhauls. In politics, House Speaker Michael Madigan tries to secure votes to raise the minimum wage, while Bruce Rauner’s robocalls blasting city pension reform irk Mayor Rahm Emanuel. And in sports, the Bulls and Blackhawks play catch-up in the playoffs. 

Guests:
Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News
Bruce Dold, Chicago Tribune
Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times
Bob Vorwald, WGN Sports

Watch our panel’s web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 4/25.

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

Monday, April 21:
- Jack Bishop
-The Silver Lining in Breast Cancer
-Restoring the Shrine of Christ the King
-Crain's Corner
-Sites for Presidential Library & More
-Municipal Pension Reform

Tuesday, April 22:
-Viewer Feedback: 4/22
-Don Stiernberg
-Stuart Shea on Wrigley's Centennial
-State Guidelines for Medical Marijuana
-The Berlin Patient
-Rauner Mum on Specifics of His Pension Plan
-Quinn Releases 2013 Tax Return

Wednesday, April 23:
-Ask Geoffrey: 4/23
-Meet A Global Shark Tracker
-Shakespeare at 450
-Truth about TIFs
-Drive Me Out to the Ballgame
-Celebrating a Century

Thursday, April 24:
-Chicago Tonight Turns 30
-Viewer Feedback 4/24
-Show on the Road
-Jon Langford
-Political Columnist Roger Simon
-Chicago's Ride-Sharing Controversy
-Push for Plastic Bag Ban Advances
-Web Extra: Chicago Tonight's First Episode

Friday, April 25:
-Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 4/25
-Weekend Events Around Town: 4/25 - 4/27
-Web Extra: The Week in Review: 4/25