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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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Did Cops Lie About Fatal Traffic Stop? Plus, New Obama Center Ruling

Earlier this week, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released body cam footage, numerous bystander videos, and 911 calls related... more

12 Apr 2024 · 32 minutes
The Unwritten Rules of Riding the CTA

New CTA schedules dropped over the weekend, but riders probably won’t see much difference. That’s despite promises in February from... more

11 Apr 2024 · 24 minutes
Are Chicago Food Halls Worth It?

Food halls with multiple vendors have proliferated around Chicago the past several years. But to be honest, no one on... more

10 Apr 2024 · 24 minutes
O’Hare Expansion, Cicada Takeover, and Parking Problems

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson is hoping to keep the expansion of O’Hare Airport on track. Host Jacoby Cochran and executive... more

09 Apr 2024 · 27 minutes
How an Indiana Lawsuit Against Gunmakers Impacts Chicago

Last month, the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit against gun manufacturer Glock, arguing that the company has done nothing... more

08 Apr 2024 · 22 minutes
Paying School Board, NASCAR Traffic Plan, and New Chicago Reads

Chicago’s first school board elections take place this November. But now that we have a district map, election plan, and... more

05 Apr 2024 · 37 minutes
Why Chicago Pigeons Need Us

We see them everywhere, and Chicagoans may think of them as “rats with wings,” but do pigeons get a bad... more

04 Apr 2024 · 28 minutes
Is Chicago’s Fine Dining Scene Overrated?

Fine dining can be intimidating and expensive, but Chicago is home to many award-winning restaurants that stand out. Last year,... more

03 Apr 2024 · 21 minutes
The Future of 911, Avoiding Parking Tickets, and Water Taxis Return

It's April, which means it’s street sweeping season. Producer Michelle Navarro joins host Jacoby Cochran to talk about what you... more

02 Apr 2024 · 23 minutes
Your Guide to April in Chicago

From the art that’s moving us to the events we’re watching to the bites we’re dreaming about, host Jacoby Cochran,... more

01 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
City Cast Chicago
Did Cops Lie About Fatal Traffic Stop? Plus, New Obama Center Ruling
City Cast Chicago