Cisco Cotto

Cisco CottoCisco Cotto joined the WBBM Newsradio staff in September of 2014.

The Aurora native has spent his entire radio career in Illinois. It includes WBYS in Canton, WIUM in Macomb, and WMAQ, WLS, WIND, and WMBI in Chicago. He has received awards for his work from the Associated Press, Chicagoland AIR Awards, Radio and Television News Director’s Association, Chicago Headline Club, and the International Association of Firefighters.

He is a graduate of Aurora Christian High School, Western Illinois University and Moody Theological Seminary. He is married with three children and lives in Oak Park.

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Clarendon Hills Police Searching For Man Who Injured Officer

Clarendon police say the man was driving an older model tan Toyota Camry. They say he was in a parking lot when he was approached by a police officer and asked for ID.


Judge Allows Mother, Boy From Central America To Stay At Least Six More Months

A three year old boy and his mother who are in the country illegally from Honduras, will get at least six more months in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.


North Side Dems Mourn Loss Of Committeeman David Fagus

North Side Democrats are mourning the Christmas Eve death of one of their hardest working members, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.


Chicago Cop With Leukemia Seeking Bone Marrow Match

Several dozen Chicago police officers, and members of the general public, gathered at the Harrison District police station on the West Side on Monday to be tested to determine if they’re a bone marrow match for Officer Blanca Magallon, who was diagnosed with leukemia in July.



With Treasurer’s Race Tightening, Cross Campaign Claims Possible Vote Fraud

A week after Election Day, the race for Illinois State Treasurer is growing extremely tight, with the two leading candidates separated by just a few hundred votes. Now, charges of vote fraud have started to fly.


Aurora Police Asking For Public’s Help In Finding Hit-And-Run Driver

West suburban police are asking for the public’s help finding a hit and run driver, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.


Waukegan Athletes Will Scrimmage This Weekend, For Old Time’s Sake

Seniors lost out on making many memories during the recent Waukegan teachers strike. Now the schools are trying to make up for that, WBBM Newsradio’s Cisco Cotto reports.



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