217 Today: The harrowing journeys of migrants are revealed in the quiet spaces of Chicago
December 15, 2023
- The U.S. Supreme Court is again refusing to strike down Illinois’ ban on semi-automatic guns and high-capacity magazines.
- The shell of a 30-foot-tall Minuteman missile stands along U.S. Route 45 in the Champaign County town of Rantoul, marking what was once the western entrance to the Chanute Air Force Base.
- Four people found guilty of conspiring to bribe former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan want a federal judge to delay their January sentencing.
- Governor J.B. Pritzker celebrated another milestone in the Rebuild Illinois Program in Champaign yesterday.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about how support groups are popping up to help migrants who have made harrowing journeys to Chicago.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows, Dave McKinney, Mae Antar and Kristen Schorsch.