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  • Shelter director grew into leadership role

    Shelter director grew into leadership role
    Lisa Wein laughs when asked about the changes she has seen in 18 years as the executive director of Haven House, the Hammond domestic violence shelter. "Well, when I started this job, I had no gray hair and no arthritis," she said. Even more...
  • Heritage Blues Orchestra's Bill Sims: Band is keeping alive blues' roots, ties to other music

    Heritage Blues Orchestra's Bill Sims: Band is keeping alive blues' roots, ties to other music
    If Heritage Blues Orchestra’s Grammy-nominated debut album “And Still I Rise” sounds decidedly different from most popular blues music today — a raw and rough throwback to Deep South field-workers chants and seminal gospel chants...
  • William Toohey, former Baltimore County police spokesman, dies

    William Toohey, former Baltimore County police spokesman, dies
    William J. "Bill" Toohey, a former spokesman for the Baltimore County police who was the face of the department during high-profile cases for more than a decade, died Thursday of intravascular lymphoma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Canton...
  • Cops: Guard illegally used police radio to call in foot chase after shooting threat, vandalism

    Cops: Guard illegally used police radio to call in foot chase after shooting threat, vandalism
    A breathless man interrupted Chicago Police Department radio traffic to call out a foot chase Wednesday afternoon near Kennedy-King College. "By Kennedy-King College! I'm chasing him! I need some help!" "All right, can I get some cars by Kennedy-...
  • Mayo: Catch me on WLRN Florida Roundup today

    Mayo: Catch me on WLRN Florida Roundup today
    Shameless plug alert: I'll be on the radio today, the Florida Roundup, discussing the Fort Lauderdale Police Department racist cops situation. The weekly current events show airs from noon-1 p.m. on WLRN-FM (91.3), the South Florida NPR affiliate. The...
  • MeTV FM names Chicago radio veteran as program director

    MeTV FM names Chicago radio veteran as program director
    MeTV FM, which quietly launched its oldies pop music format this month on 87.7 FM, said Wednesday it has hired Chicago radio veteran Mark Zander as its program director. Zander, whose lengthy resume includes stints at WLUP-FM 97.9, bygone rocker WCKG-FM...
  • Protests prompt L.A. County board to slow work on emergency radio plan

    Protests prompt L.A. County board to slow work on emergency radio plan
    Faced with protests from scores of firefighters and residents from across Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to slow down work on a long-awaited, comprehensive emergency communications system.  Supervisors had been scheduled...
  • Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash

    Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash
    Everything appeared to be going smoothly for pilot Bruce Teitelbaum when his Robinson R44 II helicopter was approved for takeoff from Orlando Executive Airport at 2:10 p.m. Sunday. Radio transmissions to and from Teitelbaum's chopper detail the moments...
  • North Central College student radio station named top in the nation

    North Central College student radio station named top in the nation
    The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System deemed North Central College's WONC-FM as the best overall college radio station in the country. Operating with a modest 1,480 watts of power, North Central College's campus radio station now may broadcast to...
  • Joe McDonnell, Los Angeles sports media fixture, dies at 58

    Joe McDonnell, Los Angeles sports media fixture, dies at 58
    Joe McDonnell, a Los Angeles sports commentator and talk show host who was known for his once enormous size and magnetic personality, has died, the Angels confirmed. He was 58. McDonnell died Friday afternoon at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles,...
  • TV on the Radio still a glorious sonic collision

    TV on the Radio still a glorious sonic collision
    When TV on the Radio debuted a little over a decade ago, the weight of time and place was almost as important as the music the band made. Situated at the crossroads of several strains of history, the band simultaneously epitomized Brooklyn's rebirth as...