Catherine Catalane

catherine catalane Catherine CatalaneCatherine Catalane is a part-time news anchor at Newsradio 780.

Catherine anchored news broadcasts for many years at WTOP Radio in Washington DC before returning to Chicago. Earlier in her career she was among the first women to host a talk show at Chicago’s WGN Radio.

She also anchored news programs at WMAQ Radio, KMOX in St. Louis, and KULF in Houston.

Catalane began her radio career at WTMJ in Milwaukee, where she was the airborne traffic reporter for morning and afternoon drive times. Catherine has a degree in Broadcast Communications from Marquette University.

She is married to Chris Bury. They have two sons, Jack and Charlie, and a Chocolate Labrador, “Mousse.”

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds on personal purchases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Items Could Be Auctioned Off

You could have a chance to buy the items Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi illegally purchased with campaign contributions, but you’ll have to be patient.


Lake Michigan sunrise along North Avenue beach. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS Chicago)

U.S., Canada Re-Sign Pact To Protect Great Lakes

The United States is combining forces with our neighbors to the north to keep the Great Lakes safe and pure.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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Job Prospects Looking Up For Illinois Military Veterans

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (CBS) — Job prospects are beginning to look more promising for the state’s military veterans. As WBBM Newsradio’s Catherine Catalane reports, for returning veterans in Illinois, the unemployment rate is better than other […]

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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Parents Found Guilty Of Hosting Post-Prom Drinking Party

A couple from west suburban Naperville have been placed on supervision and fined $1,000 for hosting an after-prom party, in which they allowed alcoholic beverages to be consumed by students of Naperville North High School.


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Government-Sponsored Program Set To Help Struggling Homeowners

Chicago has one of the highest delinquent mortgage rates in the country, and a government-sponsored program is being held in Rosemont Monday for struggling homeowners.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2012

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Woman’s Body Found On Lake Michigan Beach In Indiana

The body of a woman was discovered Friday morning about a mile east of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion, Porter County (Ind.) Coroner Chuck Harris said.


People test a Kindle 2 after a press conference unveiling latest version of Amazon's popular electronic reader, the Kindle, in New York on Feb. 9, 2009. (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Public Libary Now Has Kindle Books

Smile Kindle users. You can now check out electronic books from the Chicago Public Library.


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Car Burglary Spree Ends With Arrests

A 25-year-old Gurnee man and three juveniles were arrested for a “car hopping” spree that allegedly ran through a half dozen area communities.


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Judge Bars Tax Preparer From Doing Others’ Returns

A judge has barred a suburban Chicago tax preparer convicted last year of falsifying tax returns from ever again filing anyone else’s federal returns.


U.S. Army Spc. Andrew P. Wade

Funeral Held For Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

An Illinois soldier who died in Afghanistan has been buried in his hometown of Antioch.


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Chicago Company Expands Recall Of Beef Patties

A Chicago company has expanded a recall to include an additional 580 pounds of beef patties because of possible E. coli contamination.


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Ground Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Contamination

A Chicago food company has recalled more than 200 pounds of ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011