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How severe are Tiger Woods' injuries?
"Sustained in a single vehicle rollover. Yesterday he's undergone surgery. Dr Brian Cole of Midwest Orthopedics at Rush tells W G and more about the nature of the damage what we call it accommodated or segmental tibia fractures, and that's a very difficult fracture to manage itself. That was rotted. He had a hind foot injury and maybe a mid foot injury, which even in isolation, those air profoundly difficult injuries to manage. Woods. Had back surgery in December. He was hoping to recover in time for the Masters tournament this April. His position in Los Angeles describes Tiger's chances of ever playing golf at the professional level again as highly unlikely back locally. Cook County board President Toni Preckwinkle is offering
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses vaccine availability for teachers
"Today saying he's confident the state will be able to bolster its supply of covert 19 vaccines. This after the governor yesterday announced that he wants to expand vaccine eligibility to people with pre existing conditions. And or disabilities. However, Mayor Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle aren't on board with the vaccine expansion efforts. In a joint statement today, Lightfoot and Preckwinkle said there just isn't enough vaccine supply. To even service current needs under Phase one and phase one, be
Chicago's Cook County Board passes Juneteenth ordinance
"June 19th as a new holiday, bill, Cameron says it's for Juneteenth the day that marks the end of slavery after the civil war in teeth was unanimously approved as a paid holiday for Cook County workers. Irish politician John Daly supported it. The Republican County chairman, Sean Morrison, voted for it. It points to a significant time in our Internation that I think that it is important that we acknowledge that those things that have occurred in our past and and it also allows us a focal point to come together to show you our dollar bills. It says. E pluribus of many one, and Let's not forget that that is the strongest element of our nation and always has been, and so Cook County becomes the first local government. The state to make Juneteenth a paid holiday. Bill Cameron
Chicago's Cook County Board President launches COVID-19 relief cash assistance program
"Look any board President Toni Preckwinkle announcing an extension today, the county's covered 19 resident Cash assistance program with an additional $7 million in funding, and it's critical in this climate that government lied without hesitation. People need stability to survive. People need to have confidence that they can weather the storm Applications open today and will close on
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"But only in the mid seventies along the lakefront, Sonny rather nice. The complete five day forecast from actuator coming up in 10 minutes at 5 15 at our top local story on news radio. Doubly BBM. The Cook County board has passed a resolution. To defund policing and incarceration. The details from wcbm Steve Miller. It's a symbolic resolution. But Westside Commissioner Brandon Johnson, who introduced it says it will Segway into the debate over next year's budget. Seventies eighties nineties you've seen policies Move towards massive incarceration and the criminalization of black people in poor people. In our neighborhoods have not gotten any safer, where neighborhoods safe and strong. Our neighborhoods that have everything. You know what families need right now. I need to be important. 15 of 17 commissioners voted for the nonbinding resolution with one no vote and one commissioner Voting present. Steve Miller News Radio, 105.9. FM, A Chicago police officer is still in the hospital in stable condition this morning after a Carjacking suspect opened fire while he while he was being arrested outside of a police station. On the northwest side. The shooting happened yesterday morning outside the 25th District Station, a grand in central One officer was shot in the neck and is in intensive care at Illinois Masonic Hospital. Two other officers were shot. They have since been treated and released since officers returned fire during the shooting, hitting the suspect. The civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the Carjacking suspect is at Stroger Hospital. Illinois has hit the danger point. That's the determination of state public health officials as Illinois records its highest number of new co bid 19 cases since the end of May, the Illinois Department of Public Health reporting 1772 new cases of Corona virus Yesterday doctor in Gaza is Ikea, the head of the Illinois Department of Public Health. Says masks and social distancing can drive down the rate of positive tests, I think is really helpful to understand that there are things that we can do. I mean people who are admitted to the hospital. We can't really change that if somebody's going to get sick and going to the hospital That that illness has happened. They need to see care what we can't change our the metrics around the positivity and so people masking so that they don't get themselves exposed, exposed someone else. That is going to drive down the positivity. Another warning sign, officials say, is the number of hospital admissions it's on the rise. O'Hare and Midway airports will start limiting the number of people allowed inside only ticketed passengers. People assisting passengers and airport employees will be allowed in other major airports in the U. S have implemented similar policies. Double T B m news time. 508 traffic and weather together on the Eights and Good morning Neil Theory. Toe Morning, Robert. Look at Sita, a first for redline trains or stop this early Friday morning at 79th with an unauthorized.
"cook county board" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Their communities business owners had only one answer when asked if the city should stick to plans to enter phase three today businesses are ready to be built immediately and the mayor asked the question over and over again and it was a resounding yes allow us to open and then let us make the determination if we feel that we should keep our close our doors closed a little bit longer based on what's happening jasmine James is co owner of the OHL's day spa which has been on the south side for a quarter century as a small business it can be devastating to be closed for ten weeks let alone one week one day so we are ecstatic about re opening quick double more news radio one of five point nine FM ten of the eleven state run covert nineteen testing sites are re opening today all have been shut down after the violence it started over the weekend the eleven side in Waukegan is being moved to a new location on west Water Street and will open tomorrow board up businesses have been scrambling to keep up with all the work in the wake of looting and destruction we're talking with Jack Tora Tora with cook County Board of services in the last couple days we were one of the city to the other in the south suburbs all over the place good business he says but he hates to see the destruction he says that's horrible it all I was a great city we love our city it's just such a static hand her wish we could get it under control with their stuff and and every day he has twelve trucks on the street each loaded with forty sheets of plywood and sixty two by fours on the first day he says there were about two hundred calls they had slowed as of this morning Mike Krauser newsradio one oh five point nine FM a large group of demonstrators marched through the north side neighborhoods yesterday some protesters sat down in the middle of division street near Laramie outside the target store for over an hour before continuing to March through the city streets a line a police officers stopped.
Chicago - Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders
"Cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle says she's profoundly disappointed after the board narrowly approved a resolution yesterday to provide first responders with the addresses of people who tested positive for covert nineteen it allows only the address is not the names of patients to be shared with nine one one dispatchers in suburban cook county for two months the intention is to protect first responders critics say it's a violation of privacy and civil rights we are like but says she won't let anything like that become law you know little
Cook County Board Votes To Release COVID-19 Patient Addresses To First Responders; Chicago mayor disapproves
"The County Board approved a resolution to provide first responders with the addresses of people who tested positive for covert nineteen it allows only the address is not the names of patients in cook county the intention is to protect first responders but many considered a dangerous violation of privacy board president Toni Preckwinkle said she was profoundly disappointed by the vote and Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said we will never allow this to become law in Chicago supporters say the measure provides an extra layer of protection for first responders and the information expires after sixty
"cook county board" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"One of four regions that he's dictated for the state of Illinois has joined the other three as being on track to move to the next phase of his regional re opening plan on may twenty ninth on the website you can see that Chicago and the region surrounding Chicago has now dropped dropped below twenty percent in terms of positivity rate and that's a gating factor for moving into the next phase he's looking at a rolling average of tests for the corona virus that are positive in the longer that number is under twenty percent the better that is for a region now if things stay as planned that would mean that a much wider range of businesses could re open may twenty ninth including hair salons under certain restrictions and gatherings of ten people or fewer for any reason could resume on may twenty ninth Republicans say Pritzker is not moving quickly enough here is the Illinois house Republican leader Jim Durkin we're putting suburban Chicago and also suburban DU page in Grundy county under the same metrics is the city of Chicago and that's not fair will County Board member the will county Republican chairman and three local business owners according to the Tribune filing a federal lawsuit against the governor they want monetary damages for the loss of income that they claim is due to the stay at home order meanwhile cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle Cisco video is causing red ink for the county and its healthcare system bill Cameron at the city club practical put cook county's covert nineteen red ink at two hundred million dollars or more that's a number that would probably necessitate higher taxes without federal aid and it's a number that will keep growing because most of click on his taxes are tied to the economy Record-Eagle injuries also predicted a longer period of time before we get a vaccine eighteen months to two years as the pandemic ebbs and flows for several years bill Cameron eight ninety W. doors on time says cook county has now surpassed Queens County in New York as the U. S. county with the most coronavirus cases there have been fifty eight thousand four hundred fifty seven total cases recorded in cook county if you feel like hitting the bars for some ice cold beer from the tap you might want to head to Wisconsin bars all over the state were open yesterday some of them had overflow crowds after the Wisconsin state Supreme Court tossed out the democratic governors stay at home order WLS news time for for checking traffic here at W. LS the Kennedy inbound flows at Lake Street southbound Kennedy there's a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane just after Harlem.
Illinois - Chicago jail reports coronavirus outbreak among staff, inmates
"The coronavirus infection rate behind bars at the cook county jail in Chicago is staggering correspondent Erica hill explains inmates and staff alike have contracted cove in nineteen four hundred positive cases two hundred fifty one of those are detainees we know that at least one detainee has died twenty two are hospitalized and there's been a lot of concerns about jails and prisons around the country the cook County Board president saying the jails in their words are like huge
Chicago - Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19
"Cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle is self isolating for the rest of the week she said she showed no signs of the virus but a member of her security detail is tested
Chicago: Rivals Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle rally for Kim Foxx, together but separately
"Yeah from yesterday for cook county state's attorney Kim Foxx at the painters district council fourteen headquarters in a rare appearance together political rivals mayor Lightfoot and cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle both spoke at the rally to endorse fox for reelection print quickly says fox should be proud of a record over the past three and a half years if you think about it what she's focused on his violent crime the shooters in the killers that's where our resources ought to go and she's like knowledge she's acknowledged the errors of the past Lightfoot and Franklin Cole did not pose together for a group photo didn't stand together on the stage and spend no time talking to one another before or after the announcement
Chicago legal pot taxes: New 3% cannabis tax passes Cook County Board
"People already complaining about the high price of legal marijuana in Illinois are about to pay even more the cook county board is passed a three percent cannabis retailers tax which would be imposed on all persons engaged in the business of selling cannabis accept medical dispensaries the sun times reports this means taxes on some recreational pot products sold in Chicago could exceed forty one percent by July which is when the county will be able to start collecting the revenue though the tax would be on retailers gross receipts commissioners of said it will likely be passed on to
Cook County Board Approves 3% Tax On Recreational Marijuana
"It's going to cost you more to buy marijuana in cook county cook county commissioners approved a three percent tax on marijuana that's the most allowed for a county or municipality so now recreational marijuana users in the city will pay six percent in local taxes on top of state taxes that range from twenty to thirty percent depending on potency the new tax won't take effect until July Stever trend WGN
2020 Census to Be Printed Without Citizenship Question
"The trump administration has sent a twenty twenty census questionnaire to the printer without the controversial citizenship question but our bill Cameron says the president and top Chicago Democrats have issue Dooling statements on the issue trump tweeted is fake news that the commerce department is dropping his quest to put the citizenship question on the census form he says they're moving forward but here at city hall mayor Leadfoot issued a statement saying everybody knows for the effort is a blatant attempt to scare immigrant and refugee communities into the shadows and undercounter cities and metropolitan areas in which they live when I recently asked only parkway field to cook County Board president what she thought of trump's moves on this she had this memorable response hi I'm I'm kind of on record that he's a despicable human being so you know I'm I'm not sure where to go from there and the senators Durbin intercourse have said much the same
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"Radio station. News Radio WTMJ, Milwaukee. From ABC news. I'm Richard Cantu. A Chinese national in federal custody in Florida after getting past security at President Trump's marijuana was stayed on Saturday. Authorities say she was carrying a thumb drive with malware on it the woman Eugene Shang walking right up to a secret service agent, presenting two passports as ID authorities say Zhang told the agent she was there to go to the pool. According to court documents, the agent checked the ID and handed Zhang off tomorrow Lago security. They couldn't find her on their membership. Roll ABC's Martha Raddatz the secret service to over when Jiang said, she was at Merrill, Lago foreign event that doesn't exist. Majority leader Mitch McConnell straighten out, President Trump on the issue of killing the Affordable Care Act. I made it clear to him. We were not going to be doing that. In the Senate. He did say he later tweeted accepted that the president now says doing away with former President Obama's signature legislation will wait until after the twenty twenty election, assuming he runs nominated wins reelection, and at the Republicans retake the house, a gay black woman will be Chicago's next mayor former federal prosecutor Laurie lifeless wins the city's mayoral run off. I sure wouldn't have made it without my wife. Aiming? Besting another black woman Cook County board president Toni preckwinkle in the runoff day. You did more than make history you created a movement for change. Prosecutors in Waco, Texas, say no one will be convicted or otherwise held accountable and the twenty fifteen gunfight between rival biker gangs left nine people did. And at least wounded and injured McLennan county district. Attorney berry Johnson said that after four years a further prosecution would be a waste of time and resources dropping.
"cook county board" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Lightfoot make it to US red chewy Garcia and attorney Jerry Joyce Judea ran for mayor himself both back and Lori Lightfoot Chicago's mayoral race Garcia could boost Lightfoot with Latino voters in south west side. And Garcia is particularly popular. There's was progressive odors Garcia pushed mayor Rahm Emanuel into Chicago's first mayoral run off four years ago and received the backing of many progressive unions that are now supported Cook County board president Toni preckwinkle, including the S E I U, the Chicago teachers union, meanwhile, Jerry Joyce as a small, but very strong backing the probably caused Bill Daley his shot at the runoff in the mayoral race as well. So Joyce brings some thump delory Lightfoot to no comment from the prequel camp next Duke UNC Virginia Gonzaga, top seeds in the NC, double A three of those four teams are ACC teams. Eight big ten teams qualify, Bradley, the loan rep from the state of Illinois. They've got Michigan state at one forty five Thursday afternoon. That's tough start. Yes. That is and the tournament starts at eight AM right after breakfast. There's out eleven o'clock on Thursday and Thursday, Friday, generally speaking if you'll. Love somebody who's into sports. Those are the best two days of the year for that individual. And they're not going to be working or they're not going to be focused on work. Here's what you don't want. You don't wanna surgeon? I'm Thursday or Friday with surgery scheduled for you who really loves college basketball, right or your pilot, and we're going to be flying on Friday. Well, that's a good point. That is risky pilots. Usually don't have a choice. So the doctors can schedule their surgery. That's true. Walked arizona. The tournament begins this week it and sometime in August. Right. Is that how long it goes in? It ends on that first Monday night in April. It's really, yeah. I mean, it goes really quickly. I mean a week from our down to the Sweet Sixteen think about that. Yeah. Okay. It does happen fast. One of the sports no from the weekend. Rory mcilroy broke his losing streak and is now back on the off this unite and back in the win. How about Jim Feerick? Jim Feerick is seventy nine years old. And Jim Furyk within a shot of winning this weekend. Pretty impressive very impressive the Players Championship. His home course. But still you gotta make the shots. You've played on your home course, many times. Also put on this. It's not easy. I one hundred but I don't think by much shot about a ninety three ninety four not great for the Al greet actually actually made bogey there. But that was a three putt bogey. I actually green the ball. So that's good. Yeah. And then, of course, it followed up with a three-putt. Admits. Macaroni, sixteen fear could fifteen and the world famous. Eddie Pepperell is fourteen hundred. He was in the third spot and a pretty good leaderboard, by the way. So there's a couple of sports for the weekend next. Transport minister says there are clear similarities between the European airlines and lion. Air-crashes the planes of both crashes flew with Radic altitude changes that could indicate the pilots struggle to control the aircraft shortly after their take us both crews tried to return to the airport, but crashed Boeing continued to support the plane. There is still a worldwide ban on the plane next. William H Macy said he had quote, no problems giving daughters, a quote leg up in Hollywood prior to college scandal back in two thousand and four Macy's spoke to entertainment tonight about the benefits nepotism in Hollywood at a junket for a film called cellular. He said one can help your children in this business and the nepotism works, and I have no problems with it. He said potentially helping his daughters to succeed in business. They ended up choosing that career path if they give them a leg up. Absolutely. What it's a great way to make a living. It really is. That's not. There's nothing wrong. With that statement that statement doesn't indicate you're gonna eventually commit fraud. And felonies. Did he paid directors to put his kids? No. I mean. No, no. So that just says, I know people. Yeah. I have success. I'm an open doors. Whatever business you're in. I think it's different. Yeah. Politics for a long time Schwarzenbach. It's not what you know. It's who you know, it's working. Now, we're open the door your kid walks through. Then your kid has to get the job. That's all your friends kid or whoever it is. Next frat, President Donald Trump was really outraged this week, and there's a lot of outrageous extra outrage. President Trump gonna get your Jim outrage got enough. Would you like aside if outraged that yes, I would he demanded the return of supportive, Fox News host who was missing for Saturday nights? But she had verbally attacked in American Muslim lawmaker who had herself said some controversial things he escalated his feud with John McCain. We'll talk more about that later just inexplicable attack on McCain. He complained to being poked at by Saturday Night Live. He also argued that the Russian investigation was perpetrated by the radical left. Democrats. He took shots in Ohio union boss just had a rough weekend. Hey, just say put a green hat on kickback in every self some fun. Yeah. Yeah. LA for the weekend. Again, getting back to the SNL thing. What president hasn't been poked out by now. It's it's just beyond stupid stupid comedy show. This is not governed by any sort of licensing. You know? I mean, the FCC overseas it, but they don't go. Hey, no, picking on the president. Come on. I said this for the moment he announced he has the thinnest skin possible. What's he gonna do? When people start picking on them. And look what it's been like. Radical left Democrats already big enemy this weekend. Though. They got more Twitter attention than anybody this weekend. Tara came across his pretty jarring considering the tone on Friday. He said he didn't think white supremacy was a growing global problem after the attack on two mosques in Christ's church. New Zealand fifty now the death toll in that eight more still struggle for their lives and one more. I no longer have being held hostage by the cold and cough from hell. Did you get today? Twenty two you're cured. I'm eighty seven percent. Wow. Yeah. I don't know whether change that's quite a jump. Yeah. Since I was fifty fifty Friday. Yeah. It's still had sort of a rough day yesterday. But I think I'm back. I'm thinking I'm at eighty seven percent, I plan on being eighty seven to eighty eight percent throughout the entire show. What's your secret? What kept you under thirty days. You know, just being a man just a man's man and not complaining or whining or making it all about me. You know, it just want to say you had in the promo for the show that is running all weekend said you'd be one hundred percent today. I did. And for those of us who have betting problems, I bet on one hundred percents. Disappointing to hear eighty seven. Over yet. It's not over yet. Does it count at six o'clock or nine o'clock? I would not take me in your bracket. Steve I would not at six twenty two. What are you doing at six thirty? We have a developing story another shooting this one in the Dutch city of you tracked as left several people. Multiple people injured apparently happened on a tram in a neighborhood in that community. It says in the central Dutch city of you tracked. Again, we'll have the latest on this coming up at six thirty from the WGN newsroom and the outbound.
"cook county board" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Ed brought in extra crews last night to prepare for a potential widespread. Power outages. Some of those crews were actually embedded with crews from the city's office of emergency management and communications is comet spokesman Sean Shane everybody that works in that center is focused solely on storm in restoration. There's no those folks aren't looking at any other work going on it's strictly about restoration. There wasn't much to restore at the height of the outages about a thousand customers were without in comparison during the last no storm more than sixty thousand people lost power Chicago metro saw. Little overnight as far as ice buildup of the ice storm warning for the city was cancelled hours ago WGN's Pam Jones says some areas to watch for slick spots ramps. Overpasses intersections plow trucks are rolling with ice melt on this guy way. Dan, Ryan lakeshore drive and also Columbus as you head into the city this morning. Also overhead signs are warning of icy pavement. However, the pavement appears to be simply wet the rain drenching area streets, but not icing over in downtown Chicago. Pam Jones WGN news hardest hit areas are north and west of the city. Another mayoral forum was held in Chicago Tuesday. This one hosted by sometimes Cook County board, president Toni preckwinkle and state controller Susanna Mendoza argued at one point over one time ally to both alderman Edberg there's been a code of silence with president preckwinkle 's face in how she's dealt with sexual harassment. I'm getting challenged by somebody on ethics issues who is who got married in Ed house. Prosecutors said charge. Burke with attempted extortion and President Trump delivered his state of the union address last night reaction throughout the day. ABC Sally Rogan has more on one moment. During the address win. The president reaffirmed his commitment to build a wall. The president noted that previous laws to build barriers on the southern border like the secure fence act of two thousand six received a bipartisan support in the past most of the people in this room voted for a wall, but the proper wall never got built. I will.
"cook county board" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Seven ten top local story on NewsRadio. Relatives of a former Cook County board president water put up a roadblock to a proposal to rename the Dan Ryan expressway, WB M's. Nancy hardy reports Danieli Ryan third says he felt shock and disappointment. When he heard of Bill Daley's campaign proposal to rename the southside expressway that's been named for Ryan's grandfather for the last fifty six years daily who's running for mayor toll WBZ B why he feels the roadway should be named after the forty fourth president. Barack Obama is the first president from Chicago first African American president in the history of our country, someone who spent a large chunk of his and obviously Michelle's life on south side of Chicago Ryan says he's a fan of Obama. But tells the paper you don't change something just to change. It a section of I fifty five south of two ninety four was named after Obama earlier this year, anti hardy NewsRadio one zero five point nine FM whiting, Indiana's mascot hall of fame opens today. The eighteen million dollar museum has been in the works for four years transforming what had been a digital nod sports mascots into a twenty five thousand square foot interactive museum in a three story building on Front Street near the lake. It's an offbeat idea designed to draw visitors like the annual perogie fest. You can learn about the history of sports mascots, even become one yourself. And of course, there's plenty of stuff to buy the Chicago Bulls, mascot, Benny the bull and the Blackhawks mascot Tommy hawk. I will be part of a hall of fame induction weekend in June. Mike Crausser NewsRadio on one zero five point nine FM. FBI looking for the robbers struck to banks and ten days in the south side. Authorities say the first incident took place at a Bank branch along the fifteen hundred block of east fifty third street. The second branch thirteen hundred block at east fifty fifth in both cases, Robert got away an undisclosed amount of money yet be is offering a thousand dollar reward for information leading to the suspect's arrest. Check the weather for the finding vinyl five days or so of two thousand eighteen next to WBZ news time, seven thirteen. The.
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"Five Saturday, December fifteenth. Good morning. I'm do Verner thirty degrees in Chicago. We have some fog reported in the area of it's moving alcoholic front. Looks beautiful this morning that early morning for tiger. For light. Looks kinda glimmering out there today lakefront we have a pretty good forecast for this weekend. Coming up are complete accurate forecast. Coming up shortly for the week ahead at about fourteen past the hour. We have the news. Chris question later this half hour. Also, I our top story on NewsRadio WBZ am despite a federal judges relieve on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act local leaders are urging residents to keep signing up. Today is the last day for registering for coverage. Senator dick Durbin says the Trump administration has turned a right wing activist judges to try to overturn the law instead of working to protect Americans with pre existing. Editions Toni preckwinkle the Cook County board president says dismantling the ACA will mean county residents will suffer the Texas ruling. Most certainly will be appealed at least ten people in Chicago men shot so far this weekend. One is dead the fatal shooting took place this morning in the Austin neighborhood on the west side just before two clock. Police say thirty one year old ban was struck by Buller ball standing outside in the forty eight hundred block of west Quincy. The search is on for a suspect a father and son among more than a dozen people facing criminal charges for cocaine trafficking. Father and son or sixty four year old Tony Avci way and thirty nine year old Toni Jay highway levels of Chicago US attorney's office says the father and son and sixteen others were investigated over several years in an investigation called operation flawed deal. Federal authorities have seized Bank accounts, cocaine a Mercedes SUV and several Chicago properties. Most of the suspects were arrested Thursday on charges that could put them behind bars for twenty to forty years. Jan cold. News Radio one zero five point nine FM. In other news today. Developing story, we have the Bentonville police trying to determine what caused a car leave the road smash into an apartment building having around two thirty this morning nine hundred block of York road again in Bentonville. Most Gators remain on the seat this hour. We'll will be more formation as we get it. And the newest section of the lakefront trail separation is to open this morning this morning at seven thirty a ribbon cutting ceremony and Burnham harbor, and then a five K run last may construction began on the project that separates the path for joggers and cyclists along the lakefront away to ease. The congestion on the trail of you've been on the lakefront, you know, what that's like sometimes the lakefront chill. Five K is also offering participants this morning beanies and mittens to get through the race in Chile morning air WBZ news time, seven hundred eight traffic.
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"Any red flags. Democrats like Elizabeth Warren say that's because the main people in Christine Blasi Ford story were not interviewed Republicans are playing politics with the supreme court, and they are willing to step on anyone including the victim of a vicious sexual assault in order to advance their agenda. Meantime, the Justice hopeful as written it op Ed in the Wall Street Journal op-ed cavenaugh writes that he was subjected to wrongful and sometimes vicious allegations cavenaugh wrote, quote, my time in high school and college more than thirty years ago has been ridiculously distorted my wife and daughters have faced vial and violent threats. I was very emotional last Thursday cavenaugh rights more so than I'd ever been. And I might have been too emotional time. CBS news update, I'm Matt piper. WBZ news time, one thirty to Cook County board president and chair of the counties. Democratic party. Toni preckwinkle is joining a legal fight over a seat on the metropolitan water reclamation board when Commissioner Tim Bradford died just before the filing deadline the county clerk state's attorney decided on a write in contest. And Cam Davis came out the winner among the Democrats. The Republicans did not run a candidate. But the governor appointed one David Walsh and Toni preckwinkle notes the governor insists he served until twenty twenty Davis. The right in winner is on the ballot in November. And preckwinkle says the party stands with the more than fifty four thousand voters who supported him a spokesperson for the governor says he was fulfilling his duty with the appointment. Mike Crausser NewsRadio one zero five point nine FM. Former police superintendent Garry McCarthy was defending his role in the Liquan McDonald's shooting as he brought his mayoral campaign to Chicago's west side mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy was warmly received at the meaning of the west side ministers coalition, especially after explaining to the audience that he had no control over the delay in releasing the video of the shooting. Kwan mcdonald? And no final say over disciplining police officers. He also said anger with police misconduct is justified. But it only touches the tip of the iceberg. I'm not saying, please don't do anything wrong. If a police officer, violates the law, they need to be prostituted if they violate policy they need to be disciplined. But that anger is well-founded based on a four hundred year history of racist laws in this country. And the police are the most forward element of that failed. Government sister McCarthy pledged that as mayor he would continue to come to the west side here, concerns and foster development, Craig Delamore, NewsRadio on one zero five point nine FM. The chairman of the Kane county board is calling on Cook County to reimburse Kane county for payroll costs related to the Jason Van Dyke murder trial, King County board chairman Chris lousy and wants his county to make an attempt to recover personnel. Costs of having Kane county state's attorney Joe McMahon. Prosecute Jason Van Dyke. The daily herald says lousy and believes the amount is more than a million and a half dollars. One. King County board member though believes it's against the law to ask for reimbursements and Nancy says being asked to be the special prosecutor is an honor not an unsettled Bill Bernie to foia NewsRadio on one zero five point nine FM. The man accused of shooting several South Carolina police officers lost his law license decades ago and had some recent run ins with the law. Mark Turner raised. Back home when he heard about the shooting of seven lawman in his upscale neighborhood. Jim working out. And soon as I heard Madonna was in the house by herself this came as quick as I could Seventy-four-year-old disbarred lawyer Fred Hopkins is accused of opening fire on sheriff's deputies and police officers who came to his house to investigate reports. Twenty seven year old man living there had been sexually assaulting a foster child. Jim chrysalis CBS news Florence, South Carolina ATF agent. Don Robinson, says Twenty-six-year-old Jacob sh- Moyer sent a letter to his family before the car explosion that killed him. His two year old son in a sixty six year old friend is the collective assessment and opinion of the entire investigative team that this is a that. This was an intentional act was a murder suicide. The explosion in Allentown, Pennsylvania happened on Saturday and police described it as the most horrific thing they'd ever seen a border patrol agent who's being held on two and a half million dollars bond for a series of murders may have used his service weapon to kill the four women whose bodies were found along. Remote roadsides in south, Texas. Prosecutors say the forty caliber shell casings found at all four scenes are consistent with the agency issued handgun Juan David Ortiz was arrested on September fifteenth in connection to four counts of murder. He's awaiting trial in Laredo a reminder. The only place to stream WBZ 'em is on the radio dot com app. Download it now and listen wherever you go. WBZ news time one thirty six this is firefighter Raphael. Poor.
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"Cook County board president Toni preckwinkle expected to join the increasingly crowded race for Chicago mayor but first yesterday, she parted ways with longtime aide who's been chief of staff for twenty one months BBN's Bob Roberts with the detail. Suckle says she only learned Friday of alleged inappropriate behavior by John Keller on his personal time. She says in a statement that when she confronted him. He did not deny it and says she demanded and received his immediate resignation while she does not spell out. What Keller allegedly did she says it's important to her as a board president? And as a woman the foster a workplace that is respectful. We're all people are treated with dignity. Keller worked for preckwinkle on a variety of jobs since two thousand six Bob Roberts, NewsRadio and what I'll five point nine FM also yesterday attorney and former mayoral chief of staff or Richard MD early. Gary Chico formally announced his bid for mayor touting his. Homegrown Chicago roots and experience running operations of the city the Chico ran for mayor in twenty eleven joins let crowded field of candidates Chico served as president of the Chicago public schools for a time and the park district highlighted violent crime as well as economic development in city neighborhoods, prime issues for the next mayor will administration. He said he oversaw the hiring of a thousand police officers during his tenure as chief of staff to mayor Richard m Daley from nineteen ninety two until nineteen ninety-five candidates. We're taking jabs at each other and the three way debate and the race for Illinois come Trotter yesterday. Some of it was about a who is running for what political editor Greg Delamore listened in it. A little time for the tribunal detoro Boorda asked democratic controls does of what voters should make of all the talk that she might become a candidate for Chicago mayor. He responded as Republican rival and former state Representative Darlene Sanger listened and waited in one race at a time and the race. And I write for right now. Let's controllers would you unendorse someone else to run for mayor rather than yourself because you're running for comptroller, and we don't even know who's running for mayor yet too early. There's like twenty thousand people maybe some people in this room. Besides the names that have been mentioned libertarian party hopeful in accounting, Claire ball said no need to question her. You're not gonna see me running. You're not gonna see me looking to run for mayor speculating on it or otherwise. Looking around for congress street rap. The also sparred over pensions policies and.
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"The current administration and the Republican party over the past few decades, the politics of division of resentment and paranoia. Has unfortunately found a home in the Republican party Obama saying President Trump capitalizes on the resentments that politicians have been fanning for years and calling current times extraordinary and dangerous speeches a warm up for Obama's he heads to the west coast to stumper democratic congressional candidates. Ryan burrow, WGN news. Cook County board president Toni preckwinkle is thinking about it more from W chance steeper tramp. The Tribune says she will hold an event next week to announce she's creating a campaign committee to explore a possible run for Chicago's mayor the trip says she spent the last couple of days called and community members and potential donors asking them to join her on Monday, brek winkle is not only the Cook County board president she's also the Cook County Democratic Party chair. Steve Bertrand WGN new President Trump's former attorney Michael cones offered to retract the one hundred and thirty thousand dollar nondisclosure agreement at the center of illegal battle with adult. Film star stormy Daniels high profile suit by Daniels claims the agreement should be tossed. Out and Trump should have to testify about it more from ABC news legal analyst, Royal Oak. Claire Cohen and his company doing this. His plan seems to be if the secrecy agreement goes away that destroys the basis for stormy suit against Cohen and Trump because after all her suits out the cancellation of the secrecy agreements, and the company is now agreed to that result. And by the way, Cohen's lawyers may say without the dispute there's no basis to force Trump to testify and that was ABC's Royal Oakes. Chicago park district is moving its headquarters to Brighton park park district superintendent, Michael Kelly park, actually is one of the five neighborhoods in Chicago that needs more parks base based on the density of the population. And I'm proud to say we're going to bring seventeen acres of dedicated Greenspace to Brighton park to complement the investments we're making over the years. And it's part of a fifty million dollar project announced by the mayor two hundred.
Man charged with killing 4 in arson fire dies while in jail awaiting trial
"Ears countless victims have waited for justice among those who help keep the case alive was a former oak park resident shell mcnamara graduate of oak park river forest high school was working on a book about the golden state killer when she died in her sleep two years ago her husband pat nas walt sell that the book was finished and it was released last month hud secretary dr ben carson wants to raise the rents on people who are getting rent subsidies from the federal government bill cameron says housing advocate and cook county board president toni preckwinkle is frowning about it logo is a big backer of runs subsidies for the war and she says raising rents is the last thing we should be doing more discouraging news from washington i don't want to say yeah we're real shortage of affordable housing in this country and it's it's getting worse not better so the idea that you should ask people to pay more out of pocket people worry at the margins in our society i think is meanspirited and counterproductive right now most pay about thirty percent of their income to rent the proposal would raise it to thirty five percent for the poorest writers though they're minimum would triple from fifty bucks a month up to one hundred fifty dollars a month at city hall bill cameron wls am dotty news authorities say a man has died in custody while awaiting trial on murder charges in two thousand sixteen chicago apartment building fire that killed three children and an adult are nick gale has more eighty three year old reginald hester has been terminally ill and died at a hospital tuesday night hester faced four counts of first degree murder among other charges in connection with the blaze prosecutors have said hester started the fire because he was angry after he gave a woman ten dollars for sex and then she backed out of the deal the fire killed three children ages three months four and seven along with a fifty six year old man firefighters could not get inside of the building because of intense flames and heavy smoke some residents were trapped in their apartments nick gale wls am eight ninety news wls news time four oh four and look at.
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"A window that shattered at thirty thousand feet ntsb chairman robert some walt says seven thirty sevens have a long history of safety and reliability but admitted the incident is troubling i will say that if we find the need if we feel that this is a deeper issue we have the capability to issue urgent safety recommendations federal airline regulators say they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in that fatal failure the faa's saying that it will issue a directive in the next two weeks to require inspections of certain cfm fifty six seven b engines cook county board president toni preckwinkle can add another line to her resume chairwoman of the county democratic party preckwinkle who says she will not run again for board president for years from now becomes the first african american and first woman dame to the post preckwinkle takes over for joe berrios who stepped aside following his primary election loss barrios assumes the title of chairman emeritus president trump praised former first lady barbara bush calling her a wonderful wonderful person and a titan in american life the president says her presence and character were engraved into america's identity inner strength and toughness embodied the nation spirit he also noted the seventy three year marriage to george h w bush saying i'll never beat that record and parents could give their sick kids dose of prescribed medical marijuana at school under a bill passed by house lawmakers the legislation make sure parents and caregivers can administer the medication on school grounds or a school bus the measure is sponsored by representative lying it's certainly not about kids getting high it's not about anything other than little ashley and other kids like her who have serious medical problems and are legally able to take a product but can't take it at school but for the current law you heard representative laying mentioned ashleigh it's been dubbed ashley's law after an eleven year old girl who wasn't allowed to take medical cannabis for her seizures at school the legislation still needs to be approved by the senate then onto the governor wgn sports the white sox got swept by.
Illinois: Dan Lipinski fights off primary challenge from progressive
"In the news sponsored by gilkey window company here steve grzanich good morning everyone thirty one degrees in chicago this morning on our way to forty today the suspect believed to be responsible for a series of bombings in texas has been killed following a confrontation with police police say they traced the suspect to a hotel overnight not far from where a suspicious package was located yesterday ben fled the scene then detonate a detonated a bomb inside his own vehicle police say they're still looking for possible co conspirators and other bombs that may have been shipped or placed earlier the suspect is a twenty four year old white man preliminary turn out from the primary yesterday looks like it's going to be at thirty one percent in chicago and in suburban cook county in two thousand fourteen for the primary for illinois governor the turnout was only sixteen percent in chicago fresh from his primary wind democratic candidate for governor jay pritzker says he's confident he can bring democrats together in the race against republican bruce rauner believe strongly that we have a common set values a core setina values as democrats that i talked about during the campaign bama progressive democrat who believes in the kitchen table issues critter one only about forty five percent of the democratic vote rauner fought off a close battle with fellow republican genie ives rauner and odds were separated by only about four percentage points despite suffering a defeat with the unpopular sweetened beverage tax toni preckwinkle has won the primary for cook county board president former chicago alderman bob fioretti hoped to take advantage of the revolt against the soda tax but his efforts apparently fell short democratic representative dan lipinski is held off a challenge from business woman and first time political candidate marine newman for congress in the third congressional district a mexican immigrant hey seuss chewy garcia has won the democratic nomination for congressman luis gutierrez his seat in washington have decided that the nation is ready to send an immigrant from mexico he's the heavy favorite against republican nominee mark lawrence in the november general election cook county assessor joe berrios has conceded his race to challenge her fritz kagan barrio.
Dan Lipinski fights off primary challenge from progressive
"Sure that police officers opened fire it's not clear what killed that suspect of what we know is there's an active investigation this morning outside a motel on the i thirty five corridor in round rock texas near austin that's not far from the area where the first bomb went off there since been five other bombs connected to the suspect six bombs in all is victims include two people killed several others injured republican governor bruce rauner will face the democratic nominee for governor jay pritzker in november both spoke last night after term primarily victories you have given me the chance to win the battle against the corruption that plagues illinois general election begins right now prince courtesy expected to be out later this morning greeting commuters that c t a l stations he's also holding a press conference around noon democratic representative dan lipinski has held off a challenge from businesswoman and first time political candidate marine newman there's been no victory speech by lapenne ski yet and no concession speech by newman it's very close but with more than ninety eight percent of the votes counted as of last night lepinski had a two percent lead other primary results to garcia will succeed congressman luis gutierrez cook county commissioner joe berrios has conceded to his main challenger fritz cagey he did so last night congratulated kagan said that he would not challenge the election results in court cook county board president toni preckwinkle claimed victory last night she easily won another term a defeated a challenge from alderman bob fioretti with no republican candidates in the ratio likely retained her job in november a holocaust denier has won the republican primary and illinois's third congressional district says seventy year old arthur jones was the only republican on the ticket and the page county board chairman says it's election commission there has failed voters in calls its performance on acceptable they're still counting ballots they had.
6 months after Hurricane Maria, parts of Puerto Rico continue to struggle
"General embattled cook county assessor joe berrios is facing a challenge from fritz craigie and there is the third congressional district race pitting political newcomer marino against congressman dan lipinski and former alderman bob fioretti is challenging cook county board president toni preckwinkle stay with wls for complete election coverage starting at six tonight with john howell ray stevens bill cameron and stephanie trestle the board of the data mining firm cambridge analytica has spended ceo alexander knicks pending an investigation it comes amid a data misuse scandal involving facebook information the company reportedly used fifty million facebook profiles without permission meantime facebook says it has received a letter from the federal trade commission with questions about data acquired by cambridge analytica but it does not have an indication of a formal probe the us house energy and commerce committee will receive a briefing from facebook tomorrow and half a year has gone by since hurricane maria tore apart puerto rico plunging the entire island darkness correspondent steve kastenbaum says many puerto ricans say fema is not doing enough to make the island whole again hundreds of puerto ricans from the new york area went to females offices in dc to demand that the agency does more to improve conditions on the island six months after hurricane maria devastated the island around one hundred and twenty thousand customers are still without electricity some recent deaths are still being blamed on the impact of those power outages caused by maria on the island many people say they feel abandoned more than a million have applied for assistance but so far only around one thousand have received.
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"A and things like netflixing spotify not to mention you've got one of the you've got a recordbreaking property tax increase come and you've got one of the highest sales taxes in chicago of any city or county in the country you pay your fair share in cook county and in those people in cook county who pay their fair share well they let their politicians know that they'd had it so the the soda tax is officially repealed as of december first now cook county board share terry prequake oil tony prek winkle skews me miss brek winkle tony prek winkle a she complained and she said after today's vote i've been in all public life for almost thirty years prepped winkle said and and i know that if you're in public life you need to make difficult choices in sometimes it's tough to make difficult vote yes like that's difficult vote like politicians taking more from taxpayers taking more of their money is is like that's a difficult thing for politicians to do i'm gonna take more you want to buy some soda take more from you like that's it difficult thing to do pranked winkle blamed the anti government sentiment for today's repeal of the soda tax well you know i don't know a lot of a shall we say liberal democrats and the cook county board voted against this soda tax so i don't know that it's an anti government thing i think it said this kind of a thing miss prek winkle people and cook county work damn hard and many people most people cook county struggle to get by and they're sick and tired of heaven politicians reach into their pocket and take more of their hardearned money to support a government that leaves way beyond its means cook down to support that no they don't want you taking more of their money they rather have you cut four of what on government does.
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"Canadian prime minister justin trudeau is in washington d c to meet president trump today one topic they are expected to discuss is the renegotiation of the north american free trade agreement trump has threatened to terminate nafta with canada and mexico officials in the illinois county that include chicago may end the controversial socalled soda tax the cook county board is expected to repeal it today michael plenty of member station wb easy reports the repeal could cut two hundred million dollars from the county's budget the tax would into effect this august and targets things like sports drinks and soda pop health advocates and even former new york city mayor michael bloomberg supported the tax to drive down obesity rates but many residents say they are be in tax too much would grow through saying its losing customers to areas without the tax including northern indiana cook county commissioner sean morrison led the repeal effort people are tired of it i do not think that they will allow this work to institute any additional taxes anywhere you know they have just had it they up in literally taxed out of their shoes but without the tax board president tony prek winkles as next year's budget must be cut by eleven percent which could mean layoffs for npr news i'm michael point the in chicago the us men's national soccer team won't be playing in next year's world cup held in russia the us team lost last night's qualifying game two to one to trinidad and tobago it is the first time since nineteen eighty six the us men's soccer team has not qualified for the world cup.
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"And gas industry announcement will be made by environmental protection agency most traders scott pruitt of oklahoma crude has rejected the consensus of scientists that manmade emissions for burning fossil fuels our primary drivers of a global climate change and yesterday speaking in kentucky said he would issue the new set of rules overriding the clean power plan planned the centerpiece of the president obama's drive to curb climate change at some point today there's also big meeting and cook county today cook county officials are expected to make a major step toward repealing the beverage tax county boards finance committee meets at today to vote on eventually to repeal the unpopular penny per ounce tax measure sean worse than last week said he has enough yes votes to eliminate the tax fact of december first with the and withstand any potential veto back to vote again coming today in the finance committee of cook county board you're probably heard the story of the admired she said to be a reclusive chicago nanny who wandered the streets of the city taking photographs which generally remained unseen until being discovered in an abandoned storage locker equality quality and beauty of those photos turned the relative unknown into a master of twentieth century american art photography and an author of the author of a new book is jorge with us this morning pamela banos a she's an assistant professor of art theory and practice of northwestern university the name of the book is vivian meyer photographers lie and after life tamil good morning welcome to the opening bell hello my earlier you are on the.
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"And representative nancy pelosi agreement on how to fix daca deferred action for childhood arrivals an obama era executive order now one step closer to becoming law there are however different interpretations on whether the topic of increased border security would have to include the president's border wall schumer and pelosi both agreed the dinner meeting at the white house was productive meanwhile white house spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders said quote while dhaka and border security were both discussed excluding the wall was certainly not agree to and quote this might be just the tip of the iceberg but owners of culver 's pete's fresh market bars hot dogs valley produce all saying they will not expanded cook county due to the soda tax there was a no vote of the cookout he board meeting over the penny per ounce tax cookout he commissioner richard boy can doesn't like the tax but says if you're going to tax sweetened beverages why stop there if you're concerned about sugar consumption tax rise vice current tax 20s what affects the oak boy guinea in conversation with wg ends the download in the end the cook county board decided to send the issue back to the boards finance committee a possible vote to repeal the tax has been pushed to next month more lawsuits filed against the archdiocese and former priest daniel mccormick attorney eugene hollander represents three of the men who are now in their 30s and report have you determined earlier wwe bio which is still pending sugar quarter cook county court allowed you equation a based on what the new like many of the other victims two of the metal edged the abuse took place at saint el these perish and the other at saint agathe those where he played basketball authorities say is students who shot four people at a high school in washington state killed a fellow student who attempted to stop him the spoken county sheriff said the shooter came to freeman high school in rodford armed with two weapons and one jammed when he tried to fire it the gunman shot the other students before he school staff member stopped him wgn sports the.
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"Twenty six robert steel became commissioner at the second district which includes the west loop south loop in west side robert steel was the son a first female cook county board president bobby steel wls traffic the edens outbound to the junction just seventeen minutes now in bound from lake cook round halfhour kennedy outbound to the junction sixteen two o'hare thirty o'hare on and forty junction in fifteen eisenhower out to wolf twenty five to thorndale forty inbound from thorndale to the burn fifty wolf on in thirty five stevenson ryan the tries state thirty five out the veterans toll fifty inbound from the veterans toll thirty five tristate in 22 dan ryan out to the 25 minutes inbound from ninetyfifth the twentyfive minute trip at traffic from the permaseal basement systems traffic center now you're weather channel forecast isolated showers thunder showers to take assad in through this evening at a break in the action for mid week wednesday new front comes in thursday with scattered thunderstorms back in the forecast low tonight fifty nine degrees and then the chance for thundershowers tomorrow afternoon with a high seventy eight wednesday sunshine low 80s meteorologist scott lawrimore at the weather channel on wlsam 890 and again we have that rough weather outward the dekalb in central dekalb county the a storm that could have wind us up to fifty miles per hour possible affecting sick more dekalb cortlandt hindley waterman maple park in malta and now the weather service is saying there's a significant weather advisory for northeastern kendall and southern kaine counties and that lasts until seven pm and right now we have 67 degrees at o'hare sixty six at midway and sixty seven at the lakefront get news at the top on the home of the chicago bulls and white sox wlsam 890 it's six thirty five news talk evolved it's more interesting what's for that way all.