Dave Marsett

marsett Dave MarsettDave’s not new to radio news! He started in 1967 at Adrian College. He was one of the first announcers at his college station.

From there he joined the staff of WABJ in Adrian, Michigan as the News/Farm Director and he’s been broadcasting news ever since.

Dave has not always been in radio; he did work as a TV-reporter for two sister stations in Buffalo, NY and Columbus, Ohio.

Most of his career he has been a morning anchor and a news director. In addition to stations Columbus and Buffalo, he’s also worked in Arizona, Missouri and Chicago, including 10 years for ABC-Satellite Music Network.

He and Marcia have been married since 1969. They have three grown children and five grand children. They both love church and vacations (especially cruises). To contact Dave, send email to dmarsett@yahoo.com.

Minivan Crashes Through Bloomingdale Home On Christmas Day

It was the second time a vehicle crashed into a northwest suburban home in less than a month.


Anita Alvarez

Cook County State’s Attorney Gets $500,000 To Fight Human Trafficking

A total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012


Prosecutors: Hillside Man, 18, Plotted To Blow Up Downtown Bar

An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Winnetka Village Trustee Busted For Allegedly Driving Drunk In Skokie

A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Glenview Police Close Case Of 5-Year-Old Boy Who Drowned

Glenview police have completed a two-month investigation into the June 15 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy in a park district pool.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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City To Build More Than 30 Miles Of New Bike Lanes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced Chicago is building more than 30 miles of new bicycle lanes this year.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Neighbors Loot Aurora Family’s Home After They Move, Leave Items Behind

As if their life were not difficult enough, the Stapleton family of Aurora came home to find their house looted – allegedly by people they thought were their friends.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012


Divorce Expo Coming To Naperville Next Month

Wedding expos are a huge industry as couples try to make for the perfect day to remember for a lifetime, but in Naperville next month, an expo specially geared toward marriages that don’t work out is coming.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

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Des Plaines Mayor: Hart, Schaffner & Marx Should Make 2014 Olympic Uniforms

Des Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan has a suggestion for the next Olympics in 2014 –have Hart, Schaffner & Marx make those uniforms at its Des Plaines factory.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Property Taxes

Report: Falling Property Values Mean Falling Tax Revenues In Chicago

Falling property values mean falling tax revenues in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

Woman Set To Go On Trial For Squalid Animal Shelter

A woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect goes on trial in Markham Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012


McHenry County Woman Gets 4 Years For Stealing $185,000 From Employer

A woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Man Carjacks Vehicle On Way To Prom, Upsets Girlfriend

A West Side man has been charged after he allegedly hijacked a sports-utility vehicle at gun-point on his way to prom with his girlfriend.


Gang Member Sentenced To 90 Years In DePaul Student’s Death

Narcisco Gatica gunned down Francisco Valencia, 21, and injured Valencia’s friend after he and others were asked to leave a Halloween party two years ago.


Best Fall Colors Coming Soon To Chicago Area

Some trees have stayed green longer than usual this year because of the warm weather we have had, but that will change soon.


Gas Pumping

Gas Stations Owe State Of Illinois Millions Of Dollars

Illinois is apparently due million of dollars from some of the State’s 24-hundred gas station operators.


Burr Oak Cemetery

Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Tough Cemetery Regulations

Tough cemetery regulations imposed last year after the Burr Oak scandal have proved burdensome for many Illinois cemeteries, leading lawmakers to consider rolling them back.


Suburban Republican Wants Arizona-Style Illegal Alien Law Here

Illegal immigrants in Illinois could face deportation and heightened police scrutiny in the fashion of the notorious Arizona immigration law if a northwest suburban lawmaker has his way.


Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

More Than 100 Animals Removed From Tinley Park Animal Shelter

A Tinley Park woman has been charged with multiple counts of animal neglect and cruelty after police rescued dozens of animals from the animal sanctuary she runs.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2011

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HazMat Called After Meth Ingredients Found At Police Station

Chicago Police attempting to identify an unresponsive cab passenger found apparent methamphetamine ingredients inside his bag — prompting a hazardous materials response Saturday afternoon at a North Side police station.



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