Nick Gale, WLSAM890

Nick Gale


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Nick:

Healing In Waukesha

By Nick Gale, 890 WLS News (CHICAGO) -- As the City of Waukesha continues to recover from that Christmas parade rampage last month, one Mother is sharing her story of what happened. Katie Albright tells Ray Stevens on WLS AM-890 that she has been attending the annual Christmas Parade for a → Read More

Statewide Mask Mandate to Return

Gov. JB Pritzker expected to make the announcement this morning. → Read More

CPD Officer Dead, One Injured

Two people in custody, police searching for a third. → Read More

Two CPD Officers Shot

Officers shot Saturday night on the city's South Side said to be in critical condition. → Read More

Pritzker Evaluating Vaccine For State Workers

The governor not ready to commit to mandatory vaccines for state workers, but is "evaluating." → Read More

BBB Warns of Lolla Scams

BBB warns of possible ticket and vaccination card scams at Lollapalooza → Read More

Pritzker Pushes To Consolidate Pensions

Chicago gets left out of the plan, FOP has concerns. → Read More

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Case

Investigation could result in charges against Smollett and others. → Read More

Judge Unseals R. Kelly Divorce Records

Another judge vacated a default judgement in a saparate case where a woman has accused the R&B singer of sexual abuse when she was 16. → Read More

Smoke Detector Found, DCFS Investigating

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) — Officials with the Chicago Fire Department announced Wednesday that a smoke detector was found in the rubble of the home in Little Village where 10 children lost their lives in an early morning fire Sunday. The discovery was made after the landlord insisted that he had installed them after a city code violation. Investigators though say the smoke… → Read More

Beacons To Help Lower Wacker Navigation

No more accidentally ending up at the pound, wondering how to get back to sunlight... → Read More

First West Nile Death Reported

"West Nile virus remains a risk until the first hard frost" → Read More

10th child dies from fire, DCFS to investigate

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) — The death toll has risen to 10 after another victim of Sunday’s devastating fire in the Little Village Neighborhood died Tuesday afternoon. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says it is investigating “allegations of neglect” but won’t go into detail. A spokeswoman say none of the families involved have had contact with the agency… → Read More

PAWS Chicago Needs Foster Families

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) -- PAWS Chicago says its medical center at 3516 W. 26th Street is at capacity and running out of space, preventing the organization from saving their usual volume of animals. In a press release, PAWS says summertime is an exceptionally critical time of → Read More

Chicago Woman Contracts West Nile

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Illinois for 2018. A Chicago resident in her 60s became ill in mid-May. "Because the case occurred earlier in the season than we typic → Read More

Bill targets “golden parachutes’

"This will start addressing the problem which has been going on throughout this state... " → Read More

Quigley: Obamacare Still Needs Fixing

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (WASHINGTON) -- With the failed Republican vote on making changes to the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Chicago) says any further attempts to overhaul Obamacare must see bipartisan input. Quigley tells Big John and Rambling Ray on WLS, that there i → Read More

Chicago EPA Office to Close, Durbin Vows Action

There could be a plan in the works to strip Chicago of the regional EPA office. It's an idea that isn't sitting well with Illinois lawmakers. → Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Suburban Drowning

The family of a four-year-old drowning victim has filed a lawsuit against the club where she died in 2017 → Read More

Illinois Unemployment Rate Still Disappointing

The state’s unemployment rate is higher than the national unemployment rate reported for January 2017. → Read More