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Adam Chappelle


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Past articles by Adam:

Emanuel introduces ordinance to replace IPRA

There will be a new agency charged with investigating police wrongdoing in Chicago. → Read More

Rosemont goes ahead on construction of new baseball stadium

When the Cubs were fighting with the city of Chicago over renovations at Wrigley Field, the village of Rosemont had an idea- move to the suburbs. → Read More

Suburban man charged in fatal DUI crash

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) A 41-year-old man has been charged in a DUI crash that killed a 31-year-old man and his daughter in south suburban Chicago Heights Sunday morning. Police say Bill Brown was behind the wheel of a Nissan that T-boned a BMW near Chicago Road and Lincoln Highway around 8 a.m. ... → Read More

Planned toll lanes on Stevenson get federal approval

The concept of paid toll lanes on the Stevenson Expressway might be happening, after all. → Read More

One dead, one injured in Wednesday Uptown shooting

One woman is dead and a man remains hospitalized after a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. → Read More

Teen shot by CPD was part of Bolingbrook car theft ring

The 18-year old who was shot and killed by Chicago police last week was part of a group who stole a handful of cars from southwest suburban Bolingbrook, police said Tuesday. → Read More

Bulls open preseason slate against Bucks on WLS-AM 890

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) The Bulls will hit the road for a preseason game in Omaha, Nebraska in late October, but fans in Chicago will get plenty of chances to see them in action at the United Center. The new-look Bulls open their preseason slate on Monday, October 3rd against the Milwaukee Bucks. All ... → Read More

Hundreds of Southwest flights canceled at Midway

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) Thursday is going to be another rough day for travelers at Chicago's Midway airport. Yesterday, a computer and technical issue caused more than 700 Southwest Airlines flights to be canceled nationwide. Southwest said Thursday morning that their system is back online, but not yet running at full capacity. That ... → Read More

Judge rules redistricting ballot effort is unconstitutional

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) A state judge has ruled that a ballot issue that would change how Illinois' political boundaries are drawn is unconstitutional. Wednesday's ruling is the second time the redistricting attempt has been blocked by the courts. In both instances, a lawsuit brought by an attorney linked to top Democrats argued ... → Read More

Dwyane Wade signs with Bulls

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) A bombshell coming out of NBA free agency, as the Bulls have signed Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade. Yahoo! Sports reports the deal is worth $47.5 million over two years with a player option for a 3rd season. In order to fit Wade under the salary cap, the Bulls traded Mike Dunleavy Jr to the Cleveland ... → Read More

Lincoln Park Zoo to end tiger habitat

Lincoln Park Zoo's two tigers will soon be relocated as part of a massive rehab project. → Read More

May 25: A somber anniversary at O’Hare

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) On May 25, 1979, the nation’s worst single aviation disaster happened at O'Hare. American Airlines flight 191 was heading from Chicago to Los Angeles when a faulty pylon caused an engine to completely fall off the plane. ​ Recordings from O'Hare's air traffic control show controllers noticed the plane was in trouble from ... → Read More

SCOTUS denies final Blago appeal

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) Rod Blagojevich is officially out of appeals. An appeal that asked the high court to reject Blago’s appeal of his corruption convictions was denied on Monday. The justices denied the appeal without comment. Back on March 28th, the court initially turned down Blagojevich’s appeal. The former governor challenged an appeals court ... → Read More

Oak Lawn man lands on FBI’s Most Wanted list

Luis Macedo is charged in a brutal 2009 killing on the city's south side. Macedo, last of Oak Lawn, is wanted in the death of 15-year old Alex Arellano. → Read More

Emanuel proposes eliminating Police Review agency

By Adam Chappelle, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) The city of Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) would be disbanded under a new proposal revealed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel late Friday. In an editorial published in the Sun-Times, the mayor said he wants it to be replaced by a civilian group that has “more independence and more resources to ... → Read More

South Side pastors push for school funding reform

The Reverend Walter Turner told reporters on Thursday the pastors aren't placing blame on anyone, but simply want to find an equitable solution. → Read More

Sale pitches Sox to Opening Day victory

Chris Sale struck out eight Oakland A's en route to the Sox' 4-3 opening day win in Northern California Monday night. → Read More