WVON Veteran Lucky Cordell Dies Nine Days After South Shore FireLucky Cordell, the former general manager for WVON 1690, died Tuesday night, more than a week after he and his 62-year-old daughter were critically injured in a house fire started by smoking materials.
Radio Hosts To Urge Chicagoans To 'Put The Guns Down'Part of the latest anti-violence initiative is for popular radio hosts like McGill to to say "put the guns down" every time they open and close their radio programs.
Convicted Ex-Alderman: Jackson Can Turn Life AroundOne of Chicago’s best known radio talk show hosts understands what obstacles Jesse Jackson Jr. is now facing. He’s been there, literally. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Holiday Weekend Bloodshed Prompts Call For Gang TruceA violent holiday weekend in Chicago saw more than 70 people shot since Wednesday afternoon, with at least 12 of those people killed, including the city’s 200th murder of the year.
Chicago's Oldest African-American Oriented Radio Station Marks 50th AnniversaryIt was 50 years ago this week that a legendary Chicago radio station took to the airwaves.
Doubts Mount About Why City Closed North Avenue BeachA lot of residents and beachgoers still are not buying the city’s version of events about why the city closed the North Avenue Beach on Memorial Day.

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