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Parkland students begin nationwide tour at Chicago rally

Parkland students begin nationwide tour at Chicago rally

The Parkland students are planning more than 25 stops during a two-month tour targeting communities rocked by gun violence or where lawmakers supported by the National Rifle Association are seeking office.

Work to close Russell Road begins

Work to close Russell Road begins

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (WADSWORTH, Ill.) –– The Lake County Division of Transportation has announced that Russell Road at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing west of Green Bay Road for a culvert repair. The closure by the county will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, June 25 and is scheduled to reopen Friday, June…

Lake County Warns Of Jury Duty Scam

Lake County Warns Of Jury Duty Scam

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (WAUKEGAN, IL) —  Lake County’s 19th Judicial Circuit Court’s Jury Commission says it has received notification of several occurrences where individuals had been contacted by telephone by a man identifying himself as a Lake County deputy sheriff. Citizens were told that they had failed to appear for jury duty…

Honey Smacks Linked To Salmonella

Honey Smacks Linked To Salmonella

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (SPRINGFIELD, IL) — The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting one case of Salmonella that matches a multi-state outbreak strain.  The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 73 cases of Salmonella Mbandaka from 31 states.  The CDC investigation indicates Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal is the likely source of…

CPS vows to run new background checks

CPS vows to run new background checks

CPS is now promising to run a new background check this summer on ALL adults who regularly work in the system’s 646 schools.

Rockford residents dispute city’s ranking at 16th Worst City to Live In

Rockford residents dispute city’s ranking at 16th Worst City to Live In

A report published on the website 24/7 Wall Street listed Rockford as the 16th worst U.S. city to live in and the most violent in Illinois. Unemployment and crime were the kley factors. Critics of the report say the statistics are based on a period of time after the Belvedere Chrysler plant was closed for…

Musician wins lawsuit against ex-girlfriend

Musician wins lawsuit against ex-girlfriend

Musician Eric Abramovitz won $260,000 in a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend, after she faked a rejection letter from the Colburn Conservatory of Music to prevent him from breaking up with her.

Recent WLS-AM Podcasts

Tom Bevan Show (6/17/18)

Tom Bevan Show (6/17/18)

On a new episode of the Tom Bevan Show, Tom talks to Dr. Charles Lipson (Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago) about President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Also in today’s show John Kass (Columnist for the Chicago Tribune), and Carl Cannon (Washington Bureau Chief for RealClearPolitics).

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 1

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 1

Stephanie Trussell is joined this week by InZone creator Terrance Wallace; author Percy Coleman; Executive Director of The Beloved Community Development Coalition and Prayer Coordinator for Southland Coalition for Life, Pastor Ceasar LeFlore; David E. Smith of Illinois Family Institute; and Mark Weyermuller, man on the street.

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 2

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 2

Stephanie Trussell is joined this week by InZone creator Terrance Wallace; author Percy Coleman; Executive Director of The Beloved Community Development Coalition and Prayer Coordinator for Southland Coalition for Life, Pastor Ceasar LeFlore; David E. Smith of Illinois Family Institute; and Mark Weyermuller, man on the street.

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 3

Stephanie Trussell Show (6-16-18) HOUR 3

Stephanie Trussell is joined this week by InZone creator Terrance Wallace; author Percy Coleman; Executive Director of The Beloved Community Development Coalition and Prayer Coordinator for Southland Coalition for Life, Pastor Ceasar LeFlore; David E. Smith of Illinois Family Institute; and Mark Weyermuller, man on the street.

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