Chicago Bears or Green Bay Packers: Who will make it to the playoffs?

Chicago Bears or Green Bay Packers: Who will make it to the playoffs?

According to the NFL power rankings, the Philadelphia Eagles are the best team in the NFL, but Junior NFL Analyst David Clauss disagrees. He and the Steve Cochran Show talk about why the Chicago Bears will beat the Green Bay Packers to the playoffs and if the 49ers are on track to win the Super…

It’s Not a Mirage…Traffic is Getting Bad and is Likely to Worsen

It’s Not a Mirage…Traffic is Getting Bad and is Likely to Worsen

John Howell speaks with William Lee, Reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Traffic has been increasing lately, and it’s only going to get worse according to Lee. Lee and Howell discuss the factors adding to traffic, including road work and a return to office post-Covid.

Around the House with Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical on the Steve Cochran Show

Around the House with Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical on the Steve Cochran Show

Can’t figure out how to clean your gutters or need help elevating your DIY home projects? Around the House with the Steve Cochran Show can answer all of your problematic remodeling questions! This week’s expert on Around the House Mike Thornton of Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical offers advice on how to prepare your heating…

Why are Republicans leaving the Suburbs? –  Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer explains why Republicans are leaving in droves

Why are Republicans leaving the Suburbs? – Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer explains why Republicans are leaving in droves

There are just only two Republicans on the 17-member Cook County Board. Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer and the Steve Cochran Show talk about why Republicans are leaving the suburbs, why it is imperative for Cook County to have representation from both political parties, and shares how the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is…

Enjoy Illinois with a fall road trip around the state

Enjoy Illinois with a fall road trip around the state

As Illinois transitions into the beautiful fall season, Sylvia Garcia from the Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity joins Steve and Jane to talk about some of the best getaways for travelers looking for new surroundings that are a simple road trip away. Visit EnjoyIllinois.com for all your Illinois tourism needs!

PAWS welcomes pets rescued from shelters after Hurricane Ian

PAWS welcomes pets rescued from shelters after Hurricane Ian

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian in Florida, dozens of pets left in shelters have been rescued by the Anti-Cruelty Society and PAWS Chicago and are looking for a new loving home. Susanna Wickham, CEO of PAWS Chicago, joins Steve and Jane to talk about the rescue process and how you can help these furry…

Tony La Russa Says “Good Bye” to the White Sox

Tony La Russa Says “Good Bye” to the White Sox

John Howell speaks with Rick Telander, Chicago Sun-Times Sports Reporter. Tony La Russa stepped down yesterday from his position as White Sox manager after a season full of speculation and health issues. Telander and Howell discuss that exit and also take a dive through sports history.

John Howell: Essential Cuts (10/3) – Forest Preserve Referendum & Latest on PA Senate Race

John Howell: Essential Cuts (10/3) – Forest Preserve Referendum & Latest on PA Senate Race

*13th District cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin calls for approval on a ballot that could add 3000 acres to the forest preserve. *Judge Mike Noland responds to Comptroller Susana Mendoza referring to him as a “shameless grifter.” *John discusses the usage of federal disaster relief funds, including some audio from Florida Senator Marco Rubio. *Brandis Freeman…

Rick Kogan on “Punch 9” and Harold Washington’s Impact on Chicago

Rick Kogan on “Punch 9” and Harold Washington’s Impact on Chicago

John Howell speaks with Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune Columnist and Chicago Journalism Hall-of-Famer. Kogan gives his thoughts on “Punch 9,” a new documentary about the life and career of Harold Washington. Howell and Kogan also speak about the impact of Washington on the city of Chicago.

John Harris: Reporters Are Obligated to be Fair and Factual, But Not Always Neutral

John Harris: Reporters Are Obligated to be Fair and Factual, But Not Always Neutral

John Howell speaks with John Harris, Founding Editor of Politico. According to Harris’ latest column, the news has never been unbiased. Reporters have an obligation to be fair, truthful, and to deal in facts. That doesn’t mean things aren’t always neutral, Harris says, especially when it comes to questions of democracy.