Mariam Sobh

Mariam SobhMariam Sobh joined WBBM News Radio as an anchor and reporter in October 2014. She previously worked for WBEZ as midday anchor and reporter and has worked as a traffic reporter on WCPT and WILV, a political reporter for Illinois Radio Network, a news host for WILL, and a DJ and news director for WPGU.

In addition to news, Mariam has a passion for the arts. She has studied and performed sketch comedy and improvisation through the Second City Training Center Conservatory and Music Conservatory programs. Mariam is represented by Lily’s Talent Agency and often gets called to do a variety of acting and voice over projects. You can follow her on twitter @mariamsobh

Man Charged With Promoting Prostitution After Sting By Cook County Sheriff’s Office

A West Side man has been arrested for promoting prostitution after an undercover sting by the Cook County Sheriff’s office, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


City, Airlines Announce Details For $1.3 Billion O’Hare Infrastructre Plan

A new $1.3 billion deal for a new runway was announced at O’Hare Airport Sunday afternoon, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Women In Chicago Comedy Scene Holding Blackout To Draw Attention To Sexual Harassment

For the last week, women have become more vocal about the things they say they’ve faced as they navigated the Chicago comedy scene.


Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Blasts Gov. Rauner For “Deplorable” Inaction Leading To Social Service Cuts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says Governor Rauner’s inaction has led to the shutdown of dozens of social service programs.


Anti-Abortion Protesters March Through Loop

At least 1,000 people braved the cold weather to march against abortion, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Handful Of Protesters Demonstrate Outside Bears Game

A handful of protesters planned to disrupt the Bears game Sunday at Soldier Field. But there were so few that it didn’t go as planned.


Secret Santa Surprises White Castle Workers With $500 Envelopes

Employees at a White Castle near Midway Airport got a holiday surprise that made them $500 dollars Tuesday. That’s when a Secret Santa paid a visit to the location at 63rd and Cicero, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Says He Doesn’t Want Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Support

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Chicago Wednesday meeting with supporters.


Mt. Greenwood Post Office Renamed To Honor Fallen Firefighter Herbie Johnson

Fallen Chicago firefighter Herbie Johnson was remembered Sunday as the Mount Greenwood office was renamed after him.


Albany Park Students Plan Boycott Of School Lunches

Fed up with meals they found disgusting, students at an Albany Park neighborhood high school have organized a boycott of school lunches on Monday.


Hundreds March Down State Street In Protest Of Laquan McDonald Shooting

Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition marched down State Street Sunday afternoon to protest what they say was a cover up of the Laquan McDonald shooting.


Northwest Suburban Doctors’ Network No Longer Treating Unvaccinated Children

Doctors with a northwest suburban health service have barred children who don’t have up-do-date vaccinations from coming into their offices, except on an emergency basis.


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NW Suburban Health Center Not Taking On Unvaccinated Pediatric Patients

A northwest suburban health center will not be taking pediatric patients unless they’ve been immunized.


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Group Collecting Toys For Children Of Imprisoned Mothers

Holly Krig, director of organizing for Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, said the group regularly organizes trips for the kids to see their moms, and this is the second year they’re collecting toys.


Chicago Police Say To Be Wary Of Pickpockets Among Holiday Crowds

Big crowds are an easy way for thieves to snatch a wallet from a back pocket or a purse someone is holding off to the side.


Gov. Rauner, Pastor Brooks Pass Out Turkeys On South Side

Turkeys, potatoes, and fixings were handed out to the need on the South Side Sunday, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


AG Lisa Madigan Announces Two Settlements With For-Profit Education Company

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced two settlements today with a for profit education company.


DuPage Convalescent Center Looking For Donations For Its Adopt-A-Resident Program

The DuPage Convalescent Center is looking for folks to adopt a resident this holiday season, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Arlington Heights Non-Profit Collecting Leftover Halloween Candy To Send To Troops Overseas

As folks gear up for Halloween one area organization is asking for leftover candy, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


Chicago Marathon Organizers Preparing For Warm Weather

Race officials with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon were taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential for temperatures that will be warmer than ideal for runners on Sunday.

670 The Score–10/08/2015



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