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  • Audio: Chicago Police Department press conference about Jussie Smollett arrest

    The Chicago Police Department addresses the media regarding the arrest of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for disorderly conduct / filing a false police report. Click to download.

  • From the archives: WGN remembers Ken Nordine

    Voice artist Ken Nordine, the creator of “Word Jazz,” died Saturday at the age of 98. Over the years, he visited with a number of WGN Radio shows to discuss his career. May 2015, with Dave Hoekstra January 2014, with Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano April 2010, with Steve King and Johnnie Putman

  • Updates: Five killed in Aurora workplace shooting

    Five people killed in workplace shooting in Aurora.

  • Photos: WGN Radio celebrates Valentine’s Day 2019

    We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day at WGN Radio with this gallery of photos of members of the WGN Radio Family with the people (and, in a few cases, pets) they love.

  • Photos: “Structural Emergency” on Lake Shore Drive at Randolph

    Northbound Lake Shore Drive is closed at Randolph for what Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management & Communications called a “Structural Emergency.” At least one crack was discovered in the steel beams that support the bridge. The bridge will be closed at least through the Monday evening rush hour as crews work to install a temporary support.

  • Chicago Mayoral Forum

    Crain’s presents a mayoral panel discussion moderated by political reporter Greg Hinz and WGN Radio’s Anna Davlantes broadcast live from Venue SIX10 on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019. The forum featured candidates Gery Chico, Bill Daley, Amara Enyia, Lori Lightfoot, Garry McCarthy, Susana Mendoza, Toni Preckwinkle, Paul Vallas and Willie Wilson. Click to download.

  • Audio: President Trump delivers 2019 State of the Union Address

    President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address, February 5, 2019: Click to download. Democratic Response by Stacey Abrams of Georgia Click to download.

  • On-demand audio: Jason Van Dyke trial

    Click below to listen on-demand to audio of the trial of Jason Van Dyke. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder, official misconduct and aggravated battery more than a year after the October 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald of Chicago. Trial coverage courtesy WGN-TV/CLTV. Trial coverage interrupted at times as the trial goes into recess or other proceedings not available for broadcast, and recorded files occasionally contain edits reflecting these interruptions. Contents contain adult language, graphic […]

  • From the archives: Roy Leonard visits with Carol Channing

    In this Roy Leonard segment from the early 1970s, Carol Channing is surprised to learn that Roy saw her in 1948, before she was a star. Channing died today at age 97.

  • Farewell, Ben Cortez and Aubrey Mumpower

    Today, WGN Radio says farewell to two long-time engineers, Ben Cortez and Aubrey Mumpower. Together they represent nearly seven decades of experience bringing the sounds of Chicago’s storytellers to you, often in the early hours of the morning or late into the night. Thanks, Ben and Aubrey!

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