WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

The day's top news topics from the 4:30PM news block on Chicago's WBBM Newsradio 780AM & 105.9FM
  • Tuesday, January 17th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/17/2017

    President Obama commutes the prison sentence of WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning.
    More coming up from CBS News. Violence is on the minds of participants as Chicago's new "Community Policing Advisory Panel" meets for the first time. Governor Bruce Rauner wants a former political rival and veteran school administrator to be chairman of Chicago State University's Board of Trustees.
  • Friday, January 13th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/13/2017

    A Justice Department report finds that Chicago police have been violating the rights of residents for years.... That report... not sitting well with the head of the City's police union... Takata agrees to pay one-billion dollars for faulty air bags... On this Friday the 13th... word that the man who wrote "The Exorcist" has died
  • Thursday, January 12th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/12/2017

    The federal government investigates *itself -- for how it handled Hillary Clinton's emails. The latest is next from CBS News. People on Chicago's South side are about to meet the man who's taking charge of their new trauma center.  There's still very little movement on the South Shore line, hours after this morning's ice storm brought trains to a halt. And C-SPAN watchers get a surprise ... from Russia, with love?
  • Wednesday, January 11th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/11/2017

    Reporters question Donald Trump about Russia during the President-elect's first news conference in months. The latest is next from CBS News. Fog now, freezing rain later ... Accu-Weather joins us live with the latest on a wild day of Chicago weather.  Developing now: a bad piece of equipment means a rough ride on southbound Lake Shore Drive. And a zoo visitor's quest for the perfect selfie does not win the police seal of approval.
  • Monday, January 9th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/9/2017

    President-elect Trump says he expects his cabinet nominees to be confirmed -- despite concerns from Democrats. The latest is next from CBS News. Snow is moving in across the Chicago area, and that could mean a slower drive home for you. Suburban police look for whoever attacked a woman in the parking lot of a shopping mall.  And offers pour in for the special-needs man tortured live on camera on Chicago's west side.
  • Friday, January 6th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/6/2017

    There's chilling new information coming out about the suspect in today's deadly shooting at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. CBS News has late developments next. A judge says four suspects in what's become known nationwide as Chicago's Facebook beating will stay behind bars.  Five inmates at the Cook County Jail are being treated after a stabbing behind bars. And a Chicago alderman talks about why he wants Governor Rauner's job.
  • Thursday, January 5th
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/5/2017

    Four African-Americans face hate crime and other charges in a Chicago attack on a special-needs white man that police say they streamed live as it happened.  A deadly crash involving an Amazon delivery driver brings a lawsuit from the victim's family.  The Chicago-area company that was once America's biggest retailer is getting even smaller. And a woman's trip to a quick-oil-change shop wound up taking a long time -- for a good reason.
  • Tuesday, January 3rd
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 1/3/2017

    House Republicans reverse course on the future of a controversial ethics commission on Capitol Hill. The latest is next from CBS News. A Chicago alderman is taking aim at the city's former police superintendent -- over what he told 60 Minutes. Police investigate a drive-by shooting that killed two teenagers -- and sent an innocent woman to the hospital. And there's late word about Janet Jackson's latest release ... it's *not a song.
  • Friday, December 30th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/30/2016

    President-elect Trump praises Vladimir Putin for delaying any retaliation against the latest U.S. sanctions. Vice President-elect Pence is met by protesters at a Chicago fundraiser. The entire board of directors overseeing the historic Rialto Square Theater in Joliet has resigned. The state of Indiana gets some help fighting the Zika virus.
  • Thursday, December 29th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/29/2016

    The U.S. is imposing new sanctions against Moscow, and plans to expel Russian diplomats. An Indiana couple asks a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in the drowning death of a teenager in their pool. Police in suburban Milwaukee say a pharmacy robbery started with a carjacking on Chicago's South side. A part of show business royalty offers a tribute to his mother and sister.
  • Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/28/2016

    Secretary of State Kerry defends the U.S. action at the U.N. concerning Israeli settlements. The latest coming up from CBS News. Police say two suspected A-T-M skimmers could have dozens of victims in the suburbs. W-B-B-M's Nancy Harty will join us live. We're learning more about what prosecutors say led to Libertyville's first murder in 10-years. And Carrie Fisher's *mother is now reportedly in the hospital.
  • Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/27/2016

    Fans around the world are mourning the death of actress Carrie Fisher at the age of 60. The latest coming up from CBS News.  Officials in Gary say the fire that killed three young children on Christmas Eve was deliberately set.  Students from one Chicago Public School will be heading to President-elect Trump's inauguration.
  • Thursday, December 15th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12-15-2016

    Dylann Roof is found guilty on all charges in the Charleston church killings of nine people. The latest coming up from CBS News.  New advisories are posted for the Chicago area as the next batch of wintry weather heads our way. Prosecutors charge a suburban man they say threatened a county judge.  And a gold-plated celebrity visits Chicago City Hall.
  • Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/14/2016

    Falling temperatures and rising wind speeds trigger a new round of weather advisories in the Chicago area. We'll go live to Accu-Weather. A Chicago alderman is under federal indictment charging extortion...bribery...and wire fraud. An emergency drill at a downtown office building may have worked too well. And a holiday tear-jerker ... is raising new questions.
  • Monday, December 12th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/12/2016

    Leaders of both parties in the Senate and House back an investigation into alleged Russian hacking. The latest coming up from CBS News. Several Chicago aldermen want to put more restrictions on tax breaks for developers. A well-known activist and political candidate is identified as the victim of a light plane crash in McHenry County.
  • Friday, December 9th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/9/2016

    Prosecutors play the videotaped confession at the trial of the white man accused of murdering nine
    black churchgoers. Coming up from CBS News. Why homeless people are complaining about city cleanups on Chicago's north side. The Cubs' World Series trophy goes on display. The special meaning for one fan.
  • Thursday, December 8th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/8/2016

    John Glenn -- the first American astronaut in orbit -- has died at 95. More coming up from CBS News.  Three people -- including two Chicago police officers -- are injured in a South Side traffic accident.  A man wanted for shooting two Georgia cops has apparently committed suicide. President-elect Donald Trump selects a fast-food executive as his Secretary of Labor nominee..
  • Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/7/2016

    President-elect Trump's latest picks for his administration include a former pro-wrestling executive. CBS News has the update. The next President got a visit in New York today -- from Mayor Emanuel. The effort to find whoever shot a utility worker in Berwyn gets a ten-thousand-dollar boost. And some experts say the so-called "holiday blues" -- may not be widespread.
  • Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/6/2016

    Investigators may have discovered the cause of the deadly warehouse fire in Oakland. CBS News has the latest. A national job placement firm and several Chicago companies face a racial discrimination lawsuit.  Naperville police talk to a high school student about tainted candy that sent more than a dozen classmates to the hospital today. And a happy discovery in some of those red kettles.
  • Monday, December 5th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/5/2016

    A mis-trial... and now.. South Carolina prosecutors plan to re-try the white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black driver. CBS News has the latest. A judge shuts down a challenge to Chicago's food truck ordinance. State troopers close the Eisenhower Expressway for hours following the city's 47th expressway shooting of the year. And Mayor Emanuel is talking about his phone call -- with the President-elect.
  • Friday, December 2nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 12/2/2016

    Defense attorneys in the trial of a white North Charleston police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist are asking for a mistrial. The latest from CBS News. State police have identified three people killed in a head-on collision on the Reagan Tollway this morning. And....six Democratic state lawmakers are suing the state comptroller for their back pay.
  • Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/30/2016

    seven people have now died in the wildfire that's devastated Gatlinburg, Tennessee. CBS News has the latest. A former suburban teacher is facing charges over what police say he did with former students.  Chicago police are making preparations for tomorrow's reported visit by President-elect Trump.
  • Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/29/2016

    The fast-moving wildfire burning through a popular Tennessee resort town has killed at least three people. The latest up from CBS News. Chicagoans are giving a boost to a key relief agency helping people displaced by that wildfire. A federal lawsuit is being filed by the mother of a teenager shot and killed by Chicago police.  And driving home on the Ike -- could one day cost you more money.
  • Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/23/2016

    Prosecutors in McHenry County are reviewing the actions of a veteran Woodstock police officer. State officials have approved emergency funding to help three universities through the end of the year. President-elect Trump nominates the first two women to his Cabinet. More Americans are traveling this Thanksgiving holiday than at any time in almost 10-years.
  • Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/22/2016

    President-elect Trump's reluctance to further investigate Hillary Clinton is not going over well with some conservative groups. The Chicago Police Department wants to hire nearly a thousand new officers over the next two-years. A smoky fire at Chicago's old Main Post Office building shut down the Eisenhower Expressway late this morning. The driver of the school bus involved in a fatal accident in Tennessee is arrested.
  • Monday, November 21st, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/21/2016

    A tsunami warning is issued after a six-point-nine earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan. Baggage handlers and others at O'Hare Airport have put off a threatened strike until next week. Upstate New York and other parts of the Northeast are dealing with an early blast of winter.
  • Friday, November 18th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/18/2016

    Donald Trump settles a lawsuit against the now-defunct Trump University. CBS News has the latest. The Lake County Indiana sheriff and mayor of Portage ... indicted... on bribery charges. Millennium Park's ice rink opens to skaters... weather not-with-standing. And the sad end of a 250-year-old tree... could be a beginning.
  • Thursday, November 17th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/17/2016

    Vice President-elect Pence has spent the day meeting with leaders from both parties on Capitol Hill. The latest from CBS News.  The head of the R-T-A says he's not concerned about losing funding for transit projects when President-elect Trump takes office. Chicago police say some quick-thinking officers helped save a shooting victim's life.  And a threatened strike could slow operations at O'Hare International Airport -- just in time for the holidays.
  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/15/2016

    The top Senate Democrat calls on President-elect Trump to reverse his appointment of chief strategist Steve Bannon. More from CBS News. We'll get a live update on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway -- which has been closed in the wake of yet another shooting this afternoon.  We'll also go live to the Loop -- where Cook County leaders *just passed a sweeping spending plan for next year.
  • Monday, November 14th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/14/2016

    President Obama says the election results indicate Democrats need new voices and new ideas. The latest  from CBS News. Some passengers at two of O'hare's terminals are now going through *automated* security checkpoints. Chicago police flood two neighborhoods over the weekend in an effort to keep violence down.
  • Friday, November 11th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/11/2016

    President-elect Trump considers keeping parts of the Affordable Care Act. The latest coming up from CBS News. A Chicago man...who said he was a Trump supporter....says he was beaten by a mob after a west side traffic accident. The winner and loser in this week's Illinois U.S. Senate race get together at a Chicago deli. And.... airport security -- *without T-S-A agents. It's a reality at O'Hare.
  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/10/2016

    President-elect Trump spent the day in Washington meeting with President Obama and congressional leaders. More from from CBS News. Chicago's Mexican consul general says his country will continue to work with all U.S. authorities. Police may have found new clues in the disappearance of a 17-year old South Elgin girl. And a suburban effort to help homeless people gets new life.
  • Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/8/2016

    The presidential candidates prepare for election night as voters cast their ballots from coast to coast. The latest coming up from CBS News. Election turnout is said to be good in the Chicago area....with few problems reported so far.  And....the gravesite of an early women's voting rights pioneer is being adorned with "I voted" stickers today.
  • Monday, November 7th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/7/2016

    On the final day of campaigning...Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hitting battleground states right up to midnight. Mayor Emanuel defends his use of personal e-mails -- which has a lot in common with Hillary Clinton.  And...a suspected shoplifter in Hammond is dead after shooting himself along the Tri State Tollway.
  • Friday, November 4th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/4/2016

    Police closed the inbound Eisenhower Expressway -- and caused backups in both directions. Millions of Cubs fans jammed the victory parade route and World Series rally in Grant Park today.  Federal investigators say they've found some clues about what caused last week's plane fire at O'Hare Airport.
  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/3/2016

    The party continues in Chicago's Wrigleyville Cubs fans celebrate last night's dramatic World Series victory. Mayor Emanuel is among those celebrating the Cubs' historic win. A suburban man talks about being held hostage while at college in New York state. The Cook County clerk says the expanded early voting this year is presenting a challenge for his office.
  • Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/2/2016

    It's do-or-die for the Cubs tonight as they face the Indians in Game Seven of the World Series. 2. Chicago area retailers are hoping to cash in on a Cubs win. Chicago teachers approve their latest contract, but the head of the union says there's still a lot of distrust.
  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 11/1/2016

    Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Florida...taking aim at Donald Trump's alleged treatment of women.  Mayor Emanuel won't say whether he plans to return something from Donald Trump. Cubs fans from around the nation are in Cleveland for tonight's Game Six of the World Series. And.... that next cup of Starbucks -- may not just be a cup.
  • Monday, October 31st, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/31/2016

    Hundreds spoke up today on Cook County's proposed tax on sugary drinks. At least 17 people are dead and over 40 hurt in Chicago weekend violence. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he will neither "defend nor criticize" FBI Director James Comey's disclosure of a new investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. Lawyers for Bill Cosby want competency hearings for 13 women who've accused him of sexual assault. And...the Cubs say there will be NO watch parties at Wrigley Field for this week's games in Cleveland.
  • Friday, October 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/28/2016

    There's a breaking development in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails: C-B-S News has learned the probe will extend well beyond Election Day. CBS News has an update. Also developing: at least eight people are hurt after an American Airlines flight blows a tire at O'Hare and catches fire.  And Cubs fans swarm Wrigleyville for a history-making night.
  • Thursday, October 27th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/27/2016

    Donald Trump says "Clinton corruption" must be kept out of the White House. More coming up from CBS News. Businesses around Wrigley Field are hoping to cash in when the World Series takes over Chicago this weekend The judicial candidate who allegedly impersonated a Cook County judge says -- if elected -- she won't take the bench until her case is resolved. Dozens of people are charged in an IRS phone scam
  • Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/26/2016

    The Cubs are set to meet the Indians in Game Two of the World Series. It's not traditional Cubs country, but fans in one suburb can show their team spirit. A man who says he falsely confessed to a 1990 murder has his conviction vacated. Some suburban hotels try to collect taxes from some travel sites.
  • Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/25/2016

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in the key battleground state of Florida. It's a house divided for one family as the World Series between the Cubs and Indians gets underway. An elderly man who says he had a tryout with the Cubs six decades ago is ready for the World Series opener. And former Illinois congressman Mel Reynolds is in the news again.
  • Monday, October 24th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/24/2016

    Donald Trump campaigns in Florida while Hillary Clinton stumps in New Hampshire. More ahead from C-B-S. Milwaukee police are questioning the suspected driver in a hit-and-run that left three Chicago women dead. Chicago alderman *won't* be able to buy Cubs World Series tickets at face value. And fans trying to leave tributes for a Cubs great -- are being called out.
  • Friday, October 21st, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for10/21/2016

    Ticket prices for tomorrow's Cubs game at Wrigley Field are on the way up. A series of cyber attacks has shut down Internet access in parts of the country today. A fire chief in Pennsylvania announces his retirement....after 63-years on the job.
  • Thursday, October 20th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/20/2016

    Donald Trump says he'll accept the results of next month's election...if they are clear...but reserves the right to a legal challenge. Member of a Chicago moving crew are credited with saving a woman's life this morning. One of the world's largest data Chicago's South about to get larger. And...Facebook wants to be more than a place where you check in with your friends.
  • Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/19/2016

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debate one final time tonight in Las Vegas. The former head of Chicago's red light camera company is sentenced to prison by a federal judge in Ohio. And....state police in Indiana expand an investigation into altered voter registration records.
  • Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/18/2016

    Donald Trump warns America's independence is at stake if he loses the election.  The head of the Cook County board wants to give each commissioner control over half-a-million dollars in projects in their district. A key player in a Chicago Public Schools bribery scandal pleads guilty to wire fraud.  And...and the battle for Mosul, Iraq moves into its second day. The Cubs are in Los Angeles for Game Three of the National League Championship Series tonight against the Dodgers.
  • Monday, October 17th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/17/2016

    Newly released State Department emails raise new questions about Hillary Clinton's handling of classified documents. Some business owners in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood are hiring private security personnel to combat crime. And...there's good news about the nation's high school graduation rates.
  • Friday, October 14th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/14/2016

    In today's news: Two more women have come forward to claim Donald Trump touched them inappropriately. A state commission wants a judicial candidate removed from next month's ballot. Federal authorities say they've broken up a terror plot targeting immigrants in Kansas.
  • Thursday, October 13th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/13/2016

    Donald Trump says new allegations of unwanted sexual advances toward women are pure fiction and outright lies. The latest coming up from CBS news. Cook County residents are facing a possible new tax on sugary drinks.  We're getting new results from tests of the water at dozens of Chicago Catholic schools.  And a suburban post office has a new name.
  • Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for10/12/2016

    Thousands of people are being ordered out of low-lying areas of eastern North Carolina ahead of floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew. The latest coming up from CBS News. An S-U-V hit and killed a construction worker in northwest Indiana.  Investigators say it appears the crash of a light plane in Connecticut...which killed a Chicago area man....was not an accident. And....Illinois' senior U.S. Senator says the Cubs are keeping him awake at night.
  • Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/11/2016

    The White House weighs in on the leaked Donald Trump video from 2005. Chicago aldermen are talking about Mayor Emanuel's latest plan for how to spend your tax dollars. Leaders in one suburb may take a big step to keep the peace in some neighborhoods.
  • Monday, October 10th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/10/2016

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump get back on the campaign trail after last night's second presidential debate. The latest coming up from CBS News... As a midnight strike deadline approaches....Mayor Emanuel praises the ongoing talks between the Chicago Teachers' Union and the school district.  An Aurora man is facing charges after a crash that left a nine-year old girl dead. And voting early just got a little easier for people in Chicago.
  • Friday, October 7th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/7/2016

    Hurricane Matthew weakens slightly to a Category Two storm....but still packs 110-mile an hour winds off the Florida and Georgia coasts. The latest coming up from CBS News. Cubs fans are gathering outside Wrigley Field in advance of tonight's playoff game with the Giants -- and if you want to join them, leave the car at home. The countdown is underway to a possible Chicago teachers strike next Tuesday.
  • Thursday, October 6th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/6/2016

    Hurricane Matthew....packing winds of 140-miles an expected to make landfall sometime later today in Florida. The latest coming up from CBS News. The Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois is preparing to help with hurricane recovery. A Chicago alderman warns Cubs fans....leave your cars at home if you're coming to the games this weekend. And, leaders have new plans to fight the Chicago area's heroin epidemic.
  • Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/5/2016

    A Hurricane Watch has been extended up to the South Carolina/Georgia border in anticipation of Category Three storm Matthew. Two men from Maryland and the Netherlands are charged in Chicago with carrying out cyber-attacks around the world. The Chicago city council has approved the plan for a new police oversight board.  And....a Chicago alderman wants to remove Donald Trump's honorary street name from outside the Trump Tower.
  • Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10//4/2016

    Florida and South Carolina brace for a possible hit from Hurricane Matthew. The latest coming up from CBS News.  A Chicago man walks out of prison -- after 15-years in prison for a murder he says he didn't commit. The star witness against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert urges leaders to change laws dealing with child sex offenders.  And...the vice presidential candidates meet this evening for their only debate.
  • Monday, October 3rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 10/3/2016

    Donald Trump tells a campaign rally in Pueblo, Colorado his legal use of the tax law has helped his company enrich communities. The latest coming up from CBS News.  The candidates for U.S. Senate from Illinois meet for their first face-to-face debate. Police in Kankakee County say they believe there's a link between four murders discovered over the weekend.  And....another Chicago college reports a sharp drop in enrollment.
  • Friday, September 30th, 2016
  • WBBM's 4:30PM News To Go for 9/30/2016

    Alabama's chief justice is removed from the bench for defying last year's U-S Supreme Court ruling on marriage. Suburban police say an attempted abduction in the suburbs could be linked to a kidnapping in Chicago. And a Downstate clerk learns the hard way: don't bet against the Cubs.

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