Medill evening news update, Aug. 5, 2015

By Angela G. Barnes On this Evening News Update, the Rise Up October National Tour stops in Chicago in an effort to stop police brutality.  Lydia Randall’s speaks with a family member who has been affected by this violence.

Brighton Park community resists charter school proposal (VIDEO)

By Anne Arntson and Angela G. Barnes The Noble Network of Charter Schools is looking to move into the Southwest Side, and some community members are not happy about it. Educators gathered at Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School before heading to Thomas Kelly High School, where students, educators and local officials spoke […]

Medill Midday News Bite: Aug. 5

By Anne Arntson Reporter Lydia Randall checks in at the Chicago stop of the Rise Up October march tour to oppose police brutality. Reporter Carmen Lopez is in Daley Plaza speaking with CPS parents who oppose new school start times. Reporter Coral Lu talks Chicago tourism and the city’s new top 10 ranking.