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Support Chicago police officers at the all-you-can-eat ‘Get Behind the Vest’ Pancake Breakfast on Feb. 25!

Homeside Financial’s David Hochberg joins the Steve Cochran Show to share more information about the all-you-can-eat ‘Get Behind the Vest’ Pancake Breakfast! They talk about why it is unethical for officers to purchase their bulletproof vests and he shares how officers’ lives have been impacted by bulletproof vests. https://www.19thwardmobile.com/get-behind-the-vest-campaign/

William Byron Races to Triumph in Daytona 500

William Byron, the winner of the Daytona 500 and driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports, joins the Steve Cochran Show to reflect on his incredible victory at the Daytona 500, reminisce about trick-or-treating at Jim Johnson’s house, and express his enthusiasm to return to the Windy City for the NASCAR Chicago Street Race.

Stay Sharp: Spring Break Scams to Watch Out For!

President/CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern IL Steve Bernas joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss the scams that spring breakers need to be aware of, ways to prevent identity theft through fraudulent tax returns, and a warning about the potential dangers associated with voice search on smart devices.

Retired Justice Eileen O’Neill Burke’s Vision for the Cook County State’s Attorney Office

Ret. Justice Eileen O’Neill Burke, candidate for Cook Co. State’s Attorney, joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss making the Chicago State’s Attorney Office the best training ground for future prosecutors, her vision to redefine the role of the State’s Attorney by solely focusing on defending victim, and she shares her plan to bring shoplifting crimes down. 

For more information, visit: https://www.justiceforcookcounty.com/

Paul Vallas Debunks Myths about Chicago Gunshot Detection Technology

Mayor Brandon Johnson has made headlines by declaring the City of Chicago’s decision to terminate its contract with ShotSpotter, a technology designed to pinpoint the location of gunfire. Paul Vallas joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss why areas equipped with ShotSpotter experience higher rates of shootings, challenges hindering prompt police response to calls, and residents’ reluctance to report shootings in their neighborhoods.

Noisy Fish Mating Rituals Disrupts the People of Tampa

During yesterday’s show, Steve and Andrea were surprised to learn that the fish in Tampa have been causing sleepless nights for the locals, but not for the reasons one might expect. Roger Germann, President and CEO of The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, joins the Steve Cochran Show to shed some light and explain how the sex noises of these fishes are responsible for the disturbance.