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City Cast Chicago
City Cast Chicago
City Cast

Chicago’s daily news podcast, fresh every weekday at 6 a.m. Host Jacoby Cochran brings you timely conversations with news and culture makers;... more

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Reparations in Chicago, County Jail’s Deadly Year, and Chief Keef Returns

Earlier this week, Mayor Brandon Johnson signed an executive order establishing a reparations task force to create a Black reparations... more

21 Jun 2024 · 33 minutes
Chicago’s Worst Pests, Beating the Heat, and Burden or Delight

Move over summer fests — we’re talking about summer pests. The longest day of the year is also set to... more

20 Jun 2024 · 26 minutes
City Council Says What?! Plus, Heat Tips and Animal Stories

Chicago is likely to see temperatures in the 90s all week as a heat dome settles over the midwest. We’ve... more

18 Jun 2024 · 24 minutes
Why is Chicago's Pride Parade Shrinking?

We are less than two weeks away from Chicago’s largest LGBTQ+ pride celebration when nearly one million people will make... more

17 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
Riot Fest Moving, Foxtrot Returning, and Summer Fest Trivia

Riot Fest announced Wednesday that it is leaving Douglass Park for SeatGeek Stadium in suburban Bridgeview, blaming the Chicago Park... more

14 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
What’s the Best Day of Lolla and Pitchfork?

Thanks to the beer-loving folks over at Revolution Brewing we have been talking about neighborhood summer festivals all week long.... more

13 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
What to Eat at Chicago’s Summer Festivals

It wouldn't be summer fest season if we didn't talk about some of Chicago's amazing food festivals. Host Jacoby Cochran... more

12 Jun 2024 · 24 minutes
Why Chicago is the Summer Festival Capital

While Chicagoans enjoy thousands of summer options every year, have you ever stopped and wondered just how much goes into... more

11 Jun 2024 · 28 minutes
The Ultimate Summertime Chi Fest Guide

Summer festival season is here! That’s why we’re bringing you a guide to the neighborhood fests you have to check... more

10 Jun 2024 · 30 minutes
Policing the DNC, Sky's Unfair Coverage, and Free Metra Rides

Earlier this week law enforcement officials including Chicago Police Department Superintendent Larry Snelling assured Chicagoans that CPD is prepared for... more

07 Jun 2024 · 35 minutes
City Cast Chicago
Reparations in Chicago, County Jail’s Deadly Year, and Chief Keef Returns
City Cast Chicago