Yesterday's tornadoes that swept through the Midwest left 12 people dead in three states. NPR's Cheryl Corley surveys the damage. And, every Thursday in February, WBEZ’s Richard Steele stopped by to spin some tracks in honor of Black History Month.
NPR's Cheryl Corley, CLTV reporter Randi Belisomo and CAN TV host Ken Davis examine the biggest stories from the month of February. And, Synth pop artist A Severe Joy (née José Ayerve) performs songs from his latest release Joy and explains what's behind his alter-ego.
WBEZ editor Tony Arnold shares what stories the news room is following this week. Also, some companies like Chick-fil-A make ideology a key part of their brand identity, but is it good for business? Do consumers care?
Brash, crass, imposing and definitely old school: Those are just some of the words used to describe Cook County Commissioner William Beavers. Now added to the list is alleged tax dodger.Yesterday the 77-year-old was indicted on tax charges.
Cook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted on Thursday for purportedly not paying taxes on campaigns funds he transferred to his personal accounts. NPR's Cheryl Corley and Bob Crawford, a former City Hall reporter for WBBM Newsradio 780, tell Eight Forty-Eight more about the man.