David Roe

roe250 David RoeVeteran WBBM anchor David Roe has been with the station for over 20 years. In that time, he’s covered a wealth of stories, and brought you urgent information in times of crisis.

Prior to joining WBBM, David was a news anchor in Denver. Early in his career, he spent some time spinning records.

He lives in the Western Suburbs and has two teenage children.

His enthusiasms include motorcycling (short and long distances) and playing the piano, on which he still takes lessons.

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12-Year-Old Girl Shot In Little Village

A 12-year-old girl was shot last evening while in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.


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Uptick Reported In Chicago Murders, Sexual Assaults This Year

Murders were up by 18.2 percent, while sexual assaults and car thefts also saw uptick for the first two months of the year in Chicago compared to the same period last year.


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Man Charged With DUI After Snowmobile Sinks

A man, who police said was drunk while driving his snowmobile, was rescued after his snowmobile sank through the icy waters of the Fox River.


The worksite for the Chicago Spire skyscraper sits abandoned (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Spire Site Goes Into Receivership

Some consider the site of what was supposed to be the Chicago Spire an eyesore, but it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

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‘No’ Vote For Planned West Chicago Islamic Center

The DuPage County Zoning Board of Appeals has overwhelmingly rejected a petition by an Islamic group to operate a religious center in an unincorporated area near West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2010

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Party Cost $79K Meant For Flood Repair

Documents show the Todd Stroger administration threw a zoo party for families affected by flooding. It cost nearly $79,000 in federal grant money meant to restore flood-damaged homes.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

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Park District Considers Putting Ads In Parks

Visitors to Chicago’s public parks could soon see advertisements on such things as lifeguard stands, garbage cans and tennis courts.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010

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Muslim Center Foes Have Traffic, Flooding Concerns

Muslim group wants to build mosque, school and recreation center near Willowbrook.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010

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Bank Sues Cong. Rush, Claims Unpaid Property Tax

A bank claiming U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush failed to pay property taxes filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the South Side Congressman and his wife.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

Michael Scott, Christopher Kelly

More Detail Revealed In 2 High-Profile Suicides

Information comes from Medical Examiner on Former Chicago Board of Education president Michael Scott, former Blagojevich fundraiser and advisor Christopher Kelly deaths.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

A Scene From The Parent Sit-In At The Whittier Elementary School Fieldhouse. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM Photo)

Sit-In At Whittier Elementary’s Field House Officially Ends

A weeks-long sit-in at Whitter Elementary School’s field house has officially ended Wednesday evening.

CBS 2–10/27/2010

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Car, School Bus Collide On Kennedy

At least five ambulances have been sent to a crash involving a school bus Friday evening on the inbound Kennedy Expressway.


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Proton Therapy Center Opens For Cancer Patients

The state’s first proton therapy center for cancer patients is now open for business.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010

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Maggie Daley Back In Chicago After D.C. Hospitalization

Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley is back home Tuesday, after being hospitalized for pain in her leg in Washington, D.C.



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