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A staff shakeup in the Rauner administration. Big layoffs predicted after Cook County’s soda tax is blocked in court. New owners at the Chicago Sun-Times. Big changes ahead for Lake Shore Drive. And in sports, a major crosstown trade.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner gets a big gift from billionaire Ken Griffin. A rash of carjackings. Will the mayor find money to keep schools open? And a Cubs sweep reassures worried fans.

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J.B. Pritzker launches his bid for Illinois governor. The U.S. Senate uses the “nuclear option” to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. And baseball season gets underway. These stories and more with Paris Schutz and guests. 

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Crain’s Chicago Business senior reporter Steve Daniels takes a closer look at the soaring cost of Peoples Gas' massive gas main replacement program and higher charges coming to Commonwealth Edison customers.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss comedian Robin Williams' suicide, and how his battle with depression could impact the national conversation on mental illness. 

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week's headlines.

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More winter storms rock the Chicago area; the Republican candidates for governor debate in Springfield, while Gov. Pat Quinn refuses to debate Democratic opponent Tio Hardiman; the faculty at UIC stages a strike to demand higher wages; and Northwestern football players state their case to unionize to the National Labor Relations Board.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss the week's top headlines.

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Joel Weisman

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week's top headlines.

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