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Who are you honoring on Memorial Day?

Who are you honoring on Memorial Day?

As we get ready to celebrate Memorial Day and pay respects to those that gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this country, Cole Lyle joins Pete McMurray and Judy Pielach to talk about how we can also support our veterans through his organization Mission Roll Call.

New census data shows modest gain in Illinois population

New census data shows modest gain in Illinois population

The U.S. Census Bureau originally reported that Illinois lost 18,000 residents over the last decade, but a follow-up survey discovered that the state’s population had been underreported. Dr. Cynthia Buckley of the University of Illinois spoke with John Howell about how the miscount happened and what it means for the state. Listen to their conversation…

Does banning ‘ghost guns’ reduce crime?

Does banning ‘ghost guns’ reduce crime?

“Not putting on a serial number is not the problem. The problem is when they catch the perpetrator; they don’t put them in jail and keep them there.” – Richard Pearson, Illinois State Rifle Association executive director Richard Pearson

Chicago named most corrupt U.S. city for the third year in a row

Chicago named most corrupt U.S. city for the third year in a row

Meanwhile, Illinois ranked as the third-most corrupt state in the nation. This is according to a report co-authored by University of Illinois at Chicago professor and former 44th Ward Ald. Dick Simpson, whose interview with John Howell can be heard on the podcast page.

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