Ed Burke, Herb Kelleher, California discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory


The bear was watch the news. They want someone they can trust. Our job is to cut through the talking points. Martha McCallum we're going to ask the tough questions because there's a lot of conventional wisdom out there that needs to be challenged in what I'm doing is making sure that whatever is developed through the day. People are fully informed from coast to coast. We're twenty four seven news. But really down to the minute. We're going to be fearless. We're going to be fair. Whether it's four AM midnight for their news channel, real news. Real honest opinion. One of Chicago's most powerful politicians facing possible jail. Time alderman, Ed Burke appearing in court Thursday afternoon, charged with attempted extortion for allegedly conveying to exacts executive a fast food restaurant that they'd get permits to remodel only if they signed on as clients of his private law firm Burke city hall offices were raided in November the savvy seventy five year old democrat faces up to twenty years in prison. He's been on the Chicago city council for fifty years chairing the finance committee for three decades Burke has been viewed as untouchable by many residents while nearly three dozen city council members have been convicted since the nineteen seventies. He was released on a ten thousand dollar unsecured bond. Must also surrender his passport and guns. He allegedly at twenty three in his office. Even though he has publicly anti NRA proposing many gun control measures, Kevin battle, Fox News, California, parole board has recommended the release of one of Charles Manson's followers. Robert Beausoleil has been jailed since nineteen seventy for the murder of musician. Gary hinman Bhosle. I was not involved in the more notorious Tate labianca killings, California's incoming governor Gavin Newsom could block the parole recommendation. The man many consider to be the father of low-cost air travel has died. Herb Kelleher the partner. Founded Southwest Airlines nineteen seventy with low fares. The no frills southwest says Kelleher died Thursday at the age of eighty seven wintry weather in Oklahoma. And Texas we have where storm warning throughout most of southwestern and western Oklahoma and parts of west North Texas has meteorologist Elliot his wink of the national weather service that storm has left at least four people dead among them, a sixty three year old woman who died when she lost control of her pickup on a slippery road and was struck by a tractor trailer. It's been a huge upset in women's college basketball, number eight Baylor beating Yukon sixty eight Fifty-seven, it's the first time the lady huskies have lost in one hundred twenty six regular season games on Jack..

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