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Bob Conway

conway250 Bob ConwayBob Conway joined WBBM Newsradio 780 in August of 2000 as a part time anchor/reporter.

Previously, he spent 12 years at WMAQ in the same capacity. A nearly 30 year veteran of Chicago radio, Bob has also covered and broadcast the news at WLS, WBBM-FM and the former WCLR.

A native New Yorker, Bob attended college on the East Coast, where he began his broadcasting career with stops in New England and New York City prior to arriving in the Midwest.

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Girl Scout Troop Was Disbanded Over Deaf Member’s Needs

A Schaumburg family is suing the Girl Scouts after their daughter’s troop was disbanded.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Takes Issue With Chick-Fil-A Opponents; Alderman Fires Back

The Chick-Fil-A controversy now has Francis Cardinal George upset, but Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) –who said he would deny the fast food restaurant a permit to open in his ward – is firing back.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Scales Of Justice

Former Country Club Hills Employee: I Was Humiliated, Demoted Because I’m Gay

The southern suburb of Country Club Hills is being sued by one its municipal employees, who is claiming he was humiliated and discriminated against by the suburb’s mayor and former city manager because he is gay.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Scales Of Justice

Former Country Club Hills Employee: I Was Humiliated, Demoted Because I’m Gay

The southern suburb of Country Club Hills is being sued by one its municipal employees, who is claiming he was humiliated and discriminated against by the suburb’s mayor and former city manager because he is gay.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

Tim Boyle/Getty Images

5 Men Allege Sex Abuse By Members Of Order From Local Catholic High Schools

Five more men have filed claims in U.S. Bankruptcy Court alleging they were sexually abused as boys while attending Chicago area Roman Catholic schools operated by the Irish Christian Brothers.

07/31/2012

waterpark - splash buckets

3 Arrested For Fighting, Throwing Things At Indiana Water Park

Three people have been arrested after a fight at a water park in Northwest Indiana, in which someone hurled a hammer through the windshield of a car.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Boy Scout

Oak Park Man Returns Eagle Scout Medal Over Continued Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America’s policy of banning gay scouts and scout leaders has driven a local man to take action.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Illinois State Rep. Dan Burke (D-Chicago) [Credit: Illinois General Assembly]

Report: Feds Subpoena Rep. Dan Burke’s Scholarship Records

The controversial Illinois Legislative Scholarship Program ends on Sept. 1, but that doesn’t mean an investigation into the awarding of some of those tuition waivers is over.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I Law School Slapped With $250,000 Fine For Falsifying Student Scores

The University of Illinois Law School has been censured and fined by the American Bar Association.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Heroin

Report: Heroin Use Among Youngsters Growing Worse In Chicago Area

Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) leaves the Dirksen Building federal courthouse on March 13, 2012, after he was released on bond, following his arrest for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe. (Credit: CBS)

House Panel Recommends Expelling Rep. Smith

A special Illinois House committee has recommended that State Rep. Derrick Smith be expelled from the House, over allegations he took a $7,000 bribe.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Joe Ferguson

Inspector General: City Board Of Ethics Is Falling Short

The agency that oversees ethics issues for City Hall is reportedly falling down on the job.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

(File Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize Strike

Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Mob Attack Suspects

Boy, 15, Arrested In June Mob Attack On CTA Red Line

An arrest has been made in connection with a mob attack last month on a CTA Red Line train downtown.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Report: Firefighters, Paramedics Have Collected Over $27M In Tax-Free Disability

Abuse of disability benefits by Chicago Police officers hit the headlines over the weekend, and now, a published report says the firefighters have run up a big tab for the city too.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to the City Club of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Authorize Transportation Projects, Reportedly Creating 20,000 Jobs

Gov. Pat Quinn is planning an announcement Tuesday on some major transportation projects.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia Lee Dvorak estate)

Orphaned Cat Saved From Execution Adopted By Missouri Woman

A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Joseph Berrios

Report: Ethics Board Fines Assessor Berrios, Tells Him To Fire Son And Sister

Cook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Money (CBS)

Suburban-Based First American Bank Sued Over Overdraft Protection Policies

A suburban-based bank is being sued over the way it handles its customer overdraft protection program.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

City Hall

Study: Local Government Pension Debt At More Than $27 Billion

A report being released Monday contains troubling news about the Chicago pension plans covering various municipal employees.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

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