| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:20 AM
The College of DuPage continued to employ the engineer at its campus radio station — and continued to pay bills submitted by his private company — for nearly two years after he was convicted of a felony for using that same business to steal...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:47 AM
Ask Marky Ramone, drummer for punk rock’s founding fathers The Ramones for 15 years and the last surviving member of its classic lineup, to reveal the biggest surprise in his new autobiography, and he laughingly says, “That we weren’t...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:56 AM
WGN-AM 720 is going to stay on the FM band — at least for another month.
A deal to find a new operator for 87.7 FM, formerly the home of short-lived sports talker The Game, remains up in the air, giving WGN Radio an ongoing opportunity to fill what...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:29 AM
Roe Conn, who spent 25 years on the air at WLS-AM 890, has a new radio address. Conn confirmed Tuesday he has signed an agreement to host weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tribune Media’s WGN-AM 720.
The deal was inked over the weekend and Conn is...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:39 AM
The death of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks was fresh on the minds of the many sports fans who visited The Book Stall Saturday afternoon in Winnetka.
Mike Greenberg, co-host of ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning,” was visiting...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:41 AM
Australian astronomers picked up an “alien” radio burst from space in real time last year, but say the chances of it coming from a sentient source are slim to none.
It’s not the first radio blast picked up by terrestrials here on...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 10:07 AM
Joe Franklin, an institution of New York City broadcasting and self-crowned "king of nostalgia" who bantered on radio and television with celebrity A-listers and D-listers alike, has died. He was 88.
He died Saturday at a hospice in Manhattan, according...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:14 PM
Storyteller and NPR radio host Garrison Keilor’s Jan. 27 show at Reading’s Santander Performing Arts Center has been postponed because of inclement weather.
All tickets will be honored at the new date, which has not been set. Santander...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:49 PM
ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley (AM 1230, 1320) has started a “Soldier of the Month” program. The idea is to salute Lehigh Valley natives in the military. People can nominate soldiers on the station's website:
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:59 AM
When indie-pop singer Andrew McMahon dissolved his band Jack’s Mannequin in 2012, six years after dissolving his previous band Something Corporate, the idea was for him to finally go solo.
But after a quickie four-song EP, “The Pop...