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WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go

WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go

The day's top news topics from the 8:30AM news block on Chicago's WBBM Newsradio 780AM & 105.9FM
  • Tuesday, January 17th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/17/2017

    04:33
    New ethical questions swirl around President-elect Trump's choice for health secretary. CBS NEWS has the latest. A visitation will held today for two suburban children who were allegedly killed by their mom. The lights will be bright when the *Goodman Theatre sign* is lit up again later this week.
  • Wednesday, January 11th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/11/2017

    04:42
    President-elect Trump is denying any connections to Russia ahead of a news conference later this morning. The latest coming up from CBS News. Friends, family, and *fellow Chicagoans* turn out for President Obama's farewell speech. Sheriff Tom Dart is applauding back-page-dot-com's move to shut down its *adult* ads
  • Tuesday, January 10th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/10/2016

    04:38
    The Senate begins confirmation hearings this hour for Donald Trump's pick to lead the Justice Department. CBS News has the latest. President Obama will deliver his farewell speech in Chicago tonight. Authorities have released more information about a deadly, police-involved shooting on the Metra last week.
  • Monday, January 9th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/9/2017

    04:43
    A deadly winter storm is pounding the west coast. CBS News has the latest.  President Obama has one-last parting gift for his hometown---a federal grant for the CTA worth more than 1-billion-dollars.  students at a west suburban high school give back to a popular soccer coach
  • Friday, January 6th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/6/2017

    05:02
    The government releases its last monthly jobs report for 20-16. CBS News has the latest. A group charged with torturing a special needs man will be in bond court this afternoon. Tickets to President Obama's farewell speech go on sale tomorrow.
  • Thursday, January 5th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/5/2017

    05:03
    Top lawmakers on Capitol Hill today for an intelligence briefing on Russian election hacking. More coming up from CBS News.  Four people are in custody after police say they live-streamed the beating of an 18-year-old special needs man.  Illinois' Attorney General is seeking relief for students defrauded by Westwood and Everest Colleges.
  • Wednesday, January 4th
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/4/2017

    04:40
    Top lawmakers meet in Washington this morning to discuss the future of President Obama's signature health care law. More coming up from CBS News. A Chicago-area man is facing felony charges after allegedly using stolen credit cards to rent out a swanky hotel room. Aan identity theft suspect from Markham allegedly gave police a false name when he was arrested.
  • Tuesday, January 3rd
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 1/3/2017

    04:41
    House Republicans move to strip the powers away from an independent ethics watchdog...drawing criticism from both sides of the aisle. More coming up from CBS News.  General Motor's stock slips after the president-elect threatens a tax for importing cars from Mexico. And Pope Francis is the latest victim of viral fake news.
  • Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/28/2016

    04:53
    Secretary of State John Kerry scheduled to deliver a final policy speech on Mideast peace today. More coming up from CBS News. Palatine District 15 is using the holiday break to test water in all of its schools.  Chicago Public Schools considering plans for a new 75-million-dollar South Side high school....despite slumping enrollment numbers.
  • Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/21/2016

    05:13
    German police are on the trail of a new suspect in a deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin. The latest is next from CBS News. A northwest Indiana man is accused of lying about his past in order to become an American citizen.  A 92-year-old South side woman got an especially dangerous wake-up call ... from a fire.
  • Monday, December 19th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/19/2016

    04:24
    Potentially dangerous cold has Chicago in its grip this morning. We'll go live to Accu-Weather. Recovery workers are set to return to a suburban pond to retrieve bodies inside a submerged car. Electors will gather in Springfield and at capitals across the country today to cast the final votes for President.
  • Friday, December 16th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/16/2016

    04:53
    A nasty winter storm has its sights set on the Chicago area....Accu-Weather meteorologist Elliot Abrams joins us live next.  People may be able to avoid congestion on one Chicago expressway...by paying a toll. A reward is offered after the murder of a Chicago activist.
  • Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/14/2016

    04:18
    President-elect Donald Trump will meet with top tech executives in New York City today. More coming up from CBS News. A top state official wants more transparency and tougher oversight for group homes in Illinois.A viral video captures cars sliding off an icy Indiana road to avoid a Comcast truck. WBBM's Mike Krauser has details.  An Indiana town is without a police department after every officer walked off the job.
  • Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/13/2016

    04:34
    Donald Trump picks Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be America's next Secretary of State. CBS News has the latest. A judge has halted a city council shake up in south suburban Harvey. and drinking and drug use are on the slide amongst American teenagers.
  • Monday, December 12th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/12/2016

    04:44
    Lawmakers in Congress call for a bipartisan investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election. More coming up from CBS News. Thousands of Catholics gather for the annual Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration.  Boeing inks a new deal with Iran.
  • Friday, December 9th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/9/2016

    05:12
    Winter weather sends a chill across the country. CBS News has the latest. Outpatient medical care for south suburban residents is about to get more convenient. a South Side community rallies behind a delivery driver who was recently robbed. And the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has reopened to the public after wildfires that killed 14 people.
  • Thursday, December 8th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/8/2016

    04:49
    Donald Trump and a union leader clash over whether the president-elect told the truth about the number of Carrier jobs he helped to save. CBS News has the update. Shots fired at police for the 6th time in two weeks. and Elgin police officers could soon be wearing body cams. Topic for Osgood File #3: Reshaping Smartphone Screens.
  • Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/6/2016

    04:50
    Prosecutors say they will consider filing criminal charges in the deadly warehouse fire in Oakland that killed at least 36 people. More from CBS. A new study warns about the dangers of drowsy driving. Beyonce leads the Grammys with 9 nominations; Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West each score 8 .
  • Monday, December 5th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/5/2016

    04:37
    Families wait for word on whether one of their loved ones pershed in the Oakland Warehouse fire. Weekend meeting do not appear to have produced any movement towards settling Illinois budget crisis. The suspect in the murder of a railroad security guard is expected to make a court appearance today. A false story on the internet appears to have motivated gunplay at a Washington DC restaurant.
  • Friday, December 2nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/2/2016

    04:36
    The Labor Department releases its job numbers from last month....Unemployment drops to 4-point-6 percent. CBS News has the latest. Carrier employees say a deal to keep work in the U.S. comes as a huge relief. Traffic deaths dropped over the Thanksgiving holiday compared to last year. And, experts say go easy on the white wine -- it might increase your risk of skin cancer.
  • Thursday, December 1st, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 12/1/2016

    04:38
    President-elect Trump heads to Indianpolis to celebrate Carrier's decision to keep about one-thousand jobs in the city and then goes to Ohio for a victory rally. An update from CBS News. Feelings are mixed about the end of an experiment at O'Hare airport. The Chicago Blackhawks score big with fans.
  • Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/30/2016

    04:31
    Donald Trump talks business on two fronts. An update  from CBS News. At least 5 people are dead after tornadoes sweep Alabama and Tennessee. Residents return to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to find many buildings burned to their foundation following this week's wildfires. In the Osgood File: A Handheld Tool For Stroke Rehab.
  • Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/29/2016

    04:38
    Tennessee takes on wind-whipped wildfires...an update from CBS news. Colombia's civil aviation agency now says at least six people have survived the plane crash that killed more than 70 people.
  • Monday, November 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/28/2016

    10:24
    Ohio State University says the man who rammed his car into a group of students and then started stabbing people ... was a student at the school. The latest from CBS News. Police in Berwyn are investigating the shooting of an AT&T employee during an armed robbery this morning. Chicago police say an unborn child has died after a shooting that ended with the city's fourth fatal police-involved shooting in ten days. And it looks like more free parking in Chicago is about to disappear.
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/28/2016

    04:33
    Three battleground states are addressing the issue of recounting presidential votes. An update from CBS News. Time is running out for Chicagoans who are eligible for a property tax rebate. On this Cyber Monday, a warning from the better business bureau.
  • Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/22/2016

    04:39
    There's word that a school bus driver had a chilling question for students just seconds before a deadly crash. Imprisoned ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert says he wants something back and he's going to court to get it. Authorities say an explosion at a church building in northwest Indiana could have devastating if it happened one hour later.
  • Friday, November 18th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/18/2016

    04:20
    President-elect Trump* has filled several "top cabinet positions"...the latest from CBS News. A 'north suburban school' is dealing with the "on-campus death" of a student.  A high school in the southwest suburbs* is being sued - over a 'failed science experiment.'
  • Thursday, November 17th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/17/2016

    02:22
    Japan's foreign minister will become the first foreign leader to meet with president-elect Trump. More   from CBS. A new study says highly drug resistant infections are on the rise among children. Investigators are looking into the cause of an explosion in the downstate city of Canton last night that killed one person
  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/16/2016

    04:31
    Donald Trump denies reports that his transition team is *butting-heads.* CBS News has the latest. Some LaPorte County residents have been without internet and cable since Sunday. The Buffalo grove community is mourning the loss of a high school teacher who collapsed in the hallway on Monday. and Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana in bars and restaurants.
  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/15/2016

    04:44
    Donald Trump leaning towards former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani for Secretary of State. CBS News has the latest. . A woman says she was sexually assaulted during a driver's test last week.  the body of an Illinois Solider killed in Afghanistan returns home. Topic for Osgood File #3: Good News And Bad News On Climate.
  • Monday, November 14th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/14/2016

    04:43
    President-elect Donald Trump fills some of his key White House positions with an insider and a controversial outsider. CBS NEWS has the latest. A planned meeting between Governor Rauner and top Illinois Democrats has been scrapped. charges are pending after a 2-year-old boy is killed by a vehicle on the Northwest Side. Back to the drawing board for the Bears after yesterday's blowout loss in Tampa Bay.--The Bengals take on the Giants for Monday Night Football...
  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016
  • WBBM's News To Go for 11/10/2016

    04:42
    President elect Trump travels today from his penthouse to the White House. More ahead from CBS NEWS.
  • Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/9/2016

    04:39
    Hillary Clinton will speak shortly after her stunning defeat to Donald Trump in the presidential race.
    More from CBS News. Tammy Duckworth thanks supporters after her victory over senator Mark Kirk.  There's "overseas reaction" to the U.S election. The Philippines reduces the number of military drills with the U-S.
  • Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/8/2016

    04:38
    Americans cast their ballots on this election day. The latest ahead from CBS NEWS. We'll also check on how voting is going in a western suburb.  NATO puts 300-thousand troops on ‘HIGH ALERT’ amid fears of all out confrontation with Russia
  • Monday, November 7th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/7/2016

    04:31
    It's the last day of campaigning for tomorrow's election. An update is ahead from CBS NEWS. Chicago police say a phony ride-share driver sexually assaulted a woman on the city's north side.  The first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general has died. A powerful earthquake shakes Oklahoma.  
  • Friday, November 4th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for11/4/2016

    04:29
    Wrigleyville and the downtown area are already crowded with Cubs fans ready to celebrate the team's World Series victory... Suburban police are looking for a 'tarot card reader' accused of 'scamming' people. In the Osgood File: the story of The Quadruplets - And The Marathon.
  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go

    04:48
    The Cubs are home after their World Series victory in Cleveland.  The suspected killer of two police officers in Iowa awaits 'formal charges'  -- We now have a national Mammal
  • Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/2/2016

    04:32
    Police identify a suspect in the ambush killings of two Des Moines area police officers. More coming up from CBS. -- Cubs fans hope this is the night that ends the baseball season with a victory. -- A bad habit leads to the capture of a bank robber ... -- The candidates for *U-S Congress in the 10th District* went "one on one" last night.
  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 11/1/2016

    04:33
    One week countdown to Election Day, while the F-B-I counts up the e-mails on Anthony Weiner's laptop. Chicago drivers are not pleased with a decision to close both of the vehicle emission testing facilities that are in the city.  A Transit strike cripples Philadelphia.  The Cook County BOard gets an earfull from people opposed to a proposed tax on sugary drinks.
  • Monday, October 31st, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/31/2016

    01:01
    The Cubs fight off elimination from the World Series... Some schools declined, others improved in the state PARCC exams. Chicago Public School teachers have begun voting on a four year contract with the Board of Education. A former attorney general is criticizing FBI Director James Comey's decision to speak about the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails.
  • Friday, October 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/28/2016

    04:43
    Wrigleyville "revs up" for its first *Cubs World Series Game* since the 1940s.
  • Monday, October 24th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/24/2016

    04:33
    Anti-war activist Tom Hayden - who later carved out a career in California politics - has died ...Prospects for retirement' are not very promising for "low-wage workers"3. Trial begins this week for a woman linked to the killing of a Chicago high school student two years ago.  In the Osgood File: Cutting Hair... And Broadening The Mind.
  • Friday, October 21st, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 8/21/2016

    05:01
    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton trade barbs at a fundraising dinner in New York. Cubs fans get ready for a big weekend at Wrigley Field -- while aldermen tweak a city official about playoff tickets. 3. The search is on for what caused a five-alarm fire at a pallet company on Chicago's Southwest side. And an Illinois serviceman is killed in Afghanistan.
  • Thursday, October 20th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/20/2016

    04:29
    The final presidential debate sparks a new controversy for Donald Trump -- as a new poll looks at the candidates' support in Illinois. C-B-S News begins our coverage next. Schools in Alsip are closed today as police look for a suspect in an early-morning shootout with officers. A suburban man is facing charges for what you might call a fuzzy felony. And Cubs fans cheer a big night for the North siders in Los Angeles.
  • Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/18/2016

    04:42
    Millions of senior citizens are getting the word this morning about an adjustment in their Social Security benefits. Police will be able to watch over students in the state's second-biggest school district without ever walking in the door. And if you're spending less money than you used to, a new survey suggests you have lots of company.
  • Monday, October 17th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/17/2016

    04:37
    The search is on for whoever firebombed a Republican Party office in North Carolina. Investigators are looking into a shooting involving a Chicago police officer. A man behind bars for killing a Gary police officer years ago is about to get out. And a pop star pledges to spend more than "one more night" on the road.
  • Thursday, October 13th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/13/2016

    03:54
    Donald Trump is reacting to the accusations some women have made against him; The Nobel Prize for Literature has gone to a singer-songwriter. The shooting death of a Waukegan 3-year-old this morning is believed to have been accidental
  • Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/11/2016

    04:35
    Chicago has dodged a teachers' strike... Cubs fans have to look forward to another game on the west coast in the divisional series... Republican leaders are divided over Donald Trump
  • Monday, October 10th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/10/2016

    04:37
    No shortage of comment about last night's presidential debate; the latest coming up from CBS News... German police say Syrian refugees turned in one of their number for allegedly hatching a bomb plot.
  • Friday, October 7th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/7/2016

    04:39
    Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in Florida because of Hurricane Matthew; the latest coming up from CBS News... October baseball tonight, as the Cubs open their playoff series against the Giants... Donald Trump has taken note of Senator Mark Kirk's poll numbers.
  • Thursday, October 6th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/6/2016

    04:31
    Two million people are being told to evacuate in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew on the southeast coast; the latest coming up from CBS News... As contract talks intensify, teachers, students and parents are expressing their displeasure with the Chicago school board.
  • Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/5/2016

    04:39
    The governor of Florida is warning that Hurricane Matthew could cause catastrophic damage; One of the winners today of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry teaches at Northwestern University... Not a lot of details yet about what's being described as a large fight in Streamwood yesterday.
  • Monday, October 3rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 10/3/2016

    04:29
    Millions in the Caribbean are being theatened by Hurricane Matthew; the latest coming up from CBS News... A suburban family mourns the loss of their daughter who was shot in North Carolina... Some psychologists are seeing an uptick in stress over the presidential election.
  • Friday, September 30th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/30/2016

    04:26
    It's hoped that a commuter train's "black box' will help investigators learn what caused a deadly crash in New Jersey yesterday..A Cook County Board member is describing *the rash of Chicago expressway shootings* as 'acts of terrorism.'  The CTA 'makes moves' to one day extend service on its Red Line.
  • Thursday, September 29th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/29/2016

    04:54
    There's been a 'commuter train crash' outside New York City...A shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway leaves a man dead - and shuts down the road.
  • Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/28/2016

    04:44
    Investigators have concluded that a Russian missile brought down a Malaysian jetliner in the summer of 2014;  Trump holds a fundraiser in Bolingbrook; Clinton concentrates on attracting younger voters.
  • Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/27/2016

    02:07
    The candidates head back onto the campaign trail this morning;  If you're not registered to vote, this is the day to do it... The man accused of the fatal weekend shooting near Millennium Park has a record of violence.
  • Monday, September 26th, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/26/2016

    04:44
    Prep time is running out ahead of tonight's first presidential campaign debate; Several people have been shot this morning at a strip mall in Houston... Some Chicago area school districts have found a way around a state ban on late career salary increases aimed at boosting pensions.
  • Friday, September 23rd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/23/2016

    01:47
    The Tulsa police officer facing charges in the fatal shooting of a black man has been released on bail;  A former teacher at a near north school is facing charges for allegedly putting a camera in a bathroom
  • Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
  • WBBM's 8:30AM News To Go for 9/22/2016

    01:16
    The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, is considering a curfew after a second night of unrest;  Mayor Emanuel this evening will present his plan for reducing violent crime in the city... Your TV set may not be as energy efficient as you think

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