Joel Weisman and his panel of guests discuss the top stories of the week.
The Cubs pummel the Pirates with the help of a pitching magician named Arrieta. Former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett pleads guilty to corruption charges. The city council's Black Caucus says Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has to go, while Mayor Emanuel stands by his man. Gov. Bruce Rauner issues a challenge to Democrats. Recovering from cancer, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says she will run for re-election.
Each week our panel continues the conversation online. Join us for a discussion of local newspapers in the news, as the struggling Sun-Times loses its CEO, and the Tribune puts its Tower up for sale and offers buyouts to non-union personnel.