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.

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

Report: Family Furious About Lack Of Answers In Boy’s Drowning

A little boy drowned during a visit to a public pool in Glenview last Friday, and his family has since been trying to learn exactly what happened — reportedly with little success.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

Graffiti Artist

Alderman Wants To Increase Fines, Ensure Possible Jail Time For Graffiti Taggers

A Chicago alderman wants a new strategy to fight graffiti.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

7th Grader Dies After Eating School Party Food

A 13-year-old Chicago girl is dead after suffering a severe reaction to food she ate at school.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2010

Brookfield Zoo

Admission Fee Hike At Brookfield Zoo?

A battle over taxes is underway in Brookfield, and it could mean you will pay more to go to the zoo.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2010

Brookfield Zoo Cuts 11 Jobs, Closes 2 Exhibits

Eleven jobs are being cut at Brookfield Zoo to help close a $1.3 million budget shortfall.


Restaurant Show To Stay In Chicago Through 2016

The National Restaurant Association has signed an agreement to keep using McCormick Place for its annual trade show through 2016.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010

Not-So-Smooth Transition Reported Atop County Board

Word is the change-over to a new Cook County Board presidency has not been going smoothly.


State Collects Millions As Gas Stations Pay Up

Non-payment of tax is a problem. Several station operators hit with criminal charges.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2010

Report: Tribune CEO Poised To Resign

It would be culmination of controversies including assertions he fostered “frat house atmosphere” at the Tribune Tower.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010

Northwestern University

NU President: Harassment ‘Will Not Be Tolerated’

Letter follows a spate of incidents of anti-gay bullying across the country.



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