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Miles Bryan

Miles Bryan

Midday News Producer

Miles Bryan is WBEZ’s Midday News Producer. He joined the station in 2016 after working as a reporter and host at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming. His reporting has been featured on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Marketplace, and other outlets.

Miles has a B.A. from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where he got his start in broadcast volunteering at KBOO community radio. He now lives in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.

Recent Stories

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Chicago A Step Closer To Getting New Top Federal Prosecutor

Chicago is one step closer to getting a new top federal prosecutor.

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City, State Officials Announce Plans For U of I South Loop Research Institute

City and state officials are announcing plans on Thursday for a massive University of Illinois research institute in Chicago’s South Loop.

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Active Transportation Alliance: Reserve Part of LSD For Bikers, Walkers Until Navy Pier Flyover Is Done

A bicycle advocacy group wants the city of Chicago to reserve part of Lake Shore Drive for bikers and walkers until the flyover opens in 2019.

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State Officials: Trump’s Changes To Affordable Care Act Will Not Affect Prices Of 2018 Illinois ACA Plans

Illinois officials say residents enrolled in an Obamacare insurance plan won't be forced to pay more despite Trump’s decision to end some federal subsidies.

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North Side Church Memorializes Chicago's Young Victims Of Gun Violence

A church in Lincoln Park is displaying photos to memorialize the more than 100 young victims of gun violence in Chicago over the last year.

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Inspector General: Chicago Police Department Overtime Constitutes "Unchecked Culture"

WBEZ's Miles Bryan, who has been covering the inspector general's audit of Chicago police overtime, joins host Melba Lara to discuss it.

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Inspector General Releases Report Showing Chicago Police Overtime Scams

Chicago’s Inspector General is releasing a damning audit today of how the city police department uses overtime.

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Over 80 Employers Recruit Talent At LGBTQ Job Fair On Chicago's North Side

Over 80 employers attended the third annual LGBTQ job fair was held Friday at the Center on Halsted on Chicago’s North Side.

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Chicago Police Officers Face Discipline For Taking A Knee

Two Chicago Police officers are facing discipline for taking a knee while in uniform.

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Hundreds Line Up To See Relics Of Beloved Italian Saint

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday to see relics of a beloved Italian saint at a Chicago church.

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Chicago's Late-Year Heatwave Continues

Chicago’s heatwave continues this afternoon, with a high of about 90 degrees.

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5 Wheaton College Football Players Face Hazing-Related Felony Charges

Five football players at suburban Wheaton college are facing felony charges related to hazing of a teammate.

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Chicago To Deposit $20M In City's Last Black-Owned Bank

The city of Chicago is depositing 20 million dollars in the city's last black owned bank.

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Medical Answers Still Weeks Off In Teenage Girl Found In Freezer Case

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office says it could be weeks before it has answers in the case of a teenage girl recently found dead at a suburban hotel.

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Chicago Lawyers Argue Sanctuary Cities Crackdown Is Unconstitutional

Lawyers for for the city of Chicago argued that an effort by the Trump administration to crackdown on sanctuary cities is unconstitutional.

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Illinois State Senator Stranded On Caribbean Island Devastated By Hurricane Irma

An Illinois State Senator from Chicago is reportedly stuck on a Caribbean Island that’s been devastated by Hurricane Irma.


Top Cop: Gun Laws Prevent Officers From Seeking Help For Mental Illness

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said he wants to change gun registration laws for officers.

Curious City

Chicago Bathhouses: Sanitation, Sex And Sweat

A quick tour of places where residents would chill, get clean and — sometimes — get down.

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IPRA To Re-Open Probe Of Fatal 2014 Police Shooting

The agency that investigates Chicago police shootings is re-opening its probe of the fatal shooting of Roshad McIntosh in 2014.

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