WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 9

Text by Abby Bustin Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters explore what a summer in the city is all about. Travel along as the team shows you Chicago’s highest point in the clouds, the lowest point on the water and everything in between.  This episode will air on Chicago […]

Medill Newsmakers: Use of Narcan helps reduce opioid overdose crisis in Chicago

By Ryan Hayes-Owens Medill Reports The 95th Street “L” station in Roseland will soon have a first-of-its-kind, free Narcan vending machine to treat CTA riders who overdose. TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to Medill Newsmakers. Thank you for joining us. I’m Hayes Owens. Every year, drug overdoses claim the lives of thousands. A large percentage of […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 8

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters travel to the U.S.-Mexico border to cover the immigration crisis, explore a new lead in the 20-year search for missing girls, meet NBA prospects and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 on […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 7

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover the inauguration of Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson and vigils held for slain CPD officer Areanah Preston, meet the newest members of the Chicago Sky and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 6

Text by Abby Bustin Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover the housing crisis due to the latest influx of asylum seekers, hear from a Chicago Bears top recruit, visit a special Mother’s Day fashion show and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 5

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover Chicagoans working to get Sundanese families out of danger, fake city Twitter accounts, the Northwestern grad drafted in the NFL and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 on Friday, May 5.  […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 4

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover the disputes between city leaders on how to tackle teen takeovers, updates on abortion pill Mifepristone, Earth Day and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 on Friday, April 28.   “Chicago […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 3

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover the huge crowd of Chicago teens causing damage and destruction downtown, the shooting in Evanston, the NBA playoffs starting and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 on Friday, April 21. “Chicago […]

WATCH: Chicago This Week — Episode 2

Text by Damita Menezes Medill Reports On the latest episode of “Chicago This Week,” Medill reporters cover the deaths of two firefighters, the Democratic National Convention coming to Chicago, Portillo’s celebrating 60 years and more. This episode will air on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) Channel 21 on Friday, April 14. “Chicago This Week” is […]