Same-Sex Couple Sues Sperm Bank for Wrong Donor Added: 10/1/14 A white Ohio woman is suing a sperm bank, alleging that the company mistakenly gave her vials from an African-American donor, a fact that she said has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now 2-year-old daughter in an all-white community. Roe & Roeper discuss the story and take the opinion of callers on the issue.
Jesse White joins Roe & Roeper Added: 10/1/14 Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White, launched a public awareness campaign today urging college students and others to refrain from obtaining and using fake driver's licenses and identification cards. White underscored the severe penalties that come with using or possessing fake IDs and now he joins Roe & Roeper to discuss the story.
Dr. Richard Besser joins Roe & Roeper Added: 10/1/14 The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia. Health officials are also closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S.. Live from Liberia is Dr. Richard Besser to share what he's experienced in the Ebola struck country with Roe & Roeper to discuss.
Dr. Cathleen London joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/30/14 Colorado doctors are treating yet another case of paralysis and muscle weakness in a child, and once again are investigating to see if there is a link between Enterovirus 68 and the muscle symptoms. Dr. Cathleen London joins the show to talk about the virus that Roe is convinced he has contracted and asks about the illness he's endured for the past several weeks. Roe & Roeper discuss.
Ben Bradley joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/29/14 The I-Team has learned that "years" before 9/11, and 16 years before Friday's sabotage, government investigators warned the FAA about crippling consequences similar to what we're seeing now. Ben Bradley of ABC-7's I-Team wrote that the FAA was warned to ready a back up for emergency situations like Friday's arson attack and now he joins Roe & Roeper to discuss.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/29/14 U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger has helped negotiate a key alliance among Syrian opposition groups that now will combine forces to fight the ISIS group and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Now, Adam Kinzinger joins Roe & Roeper to discuss his negotiations with the Syrian Rebels and the overall atmosphere at the meeting in Turkey.
Aaron Katersky joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/26/14 A man fired from his job beheaded one of his coworkers and stabbed another before being shot by a company executive at an Oklahoma Food Plant. Police have asked the FBI for assistance in investigating the beheading after employees of the business told police the killer recently tried to convert coworkers to Islam. ABC News Correspondent Aaron Katersky joins Roe & Roeper to discuss the story.
Drew Griffin joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/26/14 Republican Rep. of Illinois Adam Kinzinger and North Carolina Rep. George Holding met with more than 20 Syrian rebel commanders, including members of Christian opposition groups, have signed off on what they called a historic agreement to unite in the fight against ISIS and President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Drew Griffin of CNN has the story and now he joins Roe & Roeper to discuss.
Joe Ahern & Tom Dreesen join Roe & Roeper Added: 9/25/14 September 30th at the Chicago Laugh Factory, The Second Annual Chicago's Funniest Police Officer Stand-Up event will commence. Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Club 100 and Legendary Stand-Up comedian, Tom Dreesen lead the event and now they join Roe & Roeper!
Susan Schmidt joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/25/14 U.S. stocks were lower shortly after the open today. Durable goods orders dropped 18.2 percent in August, the largest decline since the series started in 1992, which partially reversed the aircraft-driven 22.5 percent surge in the prior month. In-Studio is the Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Mesirow Financial, Susan J. Schmidt to discuss today's events with Roe & Roeper.
Ezekiel Emanuel - I Hope to Die at 75 Added: 9/24/14 Ezekiel Emanuel, brother to Mayor Emanuel, has written an article on The Atlantic stating that he wants to die at the age of 75. Ezekiel Emanuel writes through various research articles and stories that he finds that the ideal age to die would be 75 and not a day after. Some things Emanuel brings up in his article is that after you hit 75, you become a drain on society and suck up government funding for medicinal care to extend your "unwanted time". Roe & Roeper discuss the article.
Chuck Goudie joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/24/14 The ABC-7 I-Team investigates that everything from your car's windshield wipers to the engine can be taken over by hackers looking to cause havoc. I-Team Investigative Reporter Chuck Goudie says in his latest I-Team segment that because cars now run on a device that controls all the electronics of a vehicle that a hacker could overtake your car in no time and now he joins Roe & Roeper to discuss how this is possible.
Tom Dart joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/24/14 The veterinarian and the manager of a Dolton animal hospital have both been charged after several dead and malnourished dogs were discovered at the facility. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is on the show today to tell the events that took place at the Animal Hospital and the steps he took in trying to rescue these animals. Then, Mayor Emanuel wants to reform sentencing for low-level drug offenses, such as arresting people caught with small amounts of marijuana. Roe & Roeper discuss the stories.
A Living Hell - The Man who Orgasms 100 Times a Day Added: 9/23/14 Dale Decker is a 37-year-old husband and father of two who suffers from an uncontrollable condition known as Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome, which causes him to have at least 100 orgasms a day. Roe & Roeper discuss their thoughts on this man's situation.
Deborah Norville joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/23/14 Linda Bannon and her son, Timmy, were born with no arms yet it has not effected their life together. Deborah Norville, host of Inside Tonight, to discuss the life of the Bannon family and how their lives are no different than anyone elses and now she joins Roe & Roeper discuss the story.
Adam Kinzinger joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/23/14 The United States, joined by five Arab allies, launched an intense campaign of airstrikes, bombings and cruise-missile attacks against the Islamic State. The Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Khorasan, was nearing the execution phase of an attack either in Europe or in the US. Representative Adam Kinzinger joins the show to tell his stance on the Airstrikes and how we gained our alliances against this threat. Roe & Roeper discuss the story.
Chuck Goudie joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/22/14 Amer Ahmad, the former Chicago comptroller, is about to be returned to the United States from Pakistan, where he has been a fugitive in a corruption case. Then, how easy it is for hackers to get into your car? ABC7 News Correspondant, Chuck Goudie, is in studio to discuss with Lauren Cohn and Sam Adam Jr.
Dakota Wood joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/22/14 The flow of refugees fleeing Syria into Turkey has reached an unprecedented level in the past two days, a U.N. official said Sunday. Then, 3 Afghan soldiers who have been missing in the US have just been found near the Canadian border after fleeing their training in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Dakota Woods, Senior Research Fellow of Defense Programs at the Heritage Foundation joins Lauren Cohn & Sam Adam Jr to discuss the story.
Patrick Finley joins Roe & Roeper Added: 9/19/14 As calls increased for the NFL to address its recent rash of off-field violence, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally spoke publicly about the issue today. Then, Devin Hester sets an all-time return touchdown record. Joining the show is Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, to discuss the latest events in Sports News. Lauren and Scott discuss.