Power of Moore Tornado Dwarfs Hiroshima Bomb Added: 5/21/13 Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour. Their estimates ranged from 8 times to more than 600 times the power of the Hiroshima bomb.
Man Finds $4.85 Million Lotto Ticket In Cookie Jar Added: 5/16/13 A Geneva man is thankful he got caught with his hand in the cookie jar it turned him into a millionaire. Ricardo Cerezo's wife threatened to throw out some old lottery tickets stashed away in a cookie jar, so he finally decided to check them. The ticket, which he bought in February, was worth a cool $4.85 million. Ricardo now joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to tell his story.
Louie Anderson joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/16/13 Comedian Louie Anderson joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper. Louie Anderson will be at the Chicago Improv TONIGHT @ 7:30 PM
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Michael Steele joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/16/13 President Obama said he had no knowledge about controversial IRS practices under investigation until news outlets reported on the subject last Friday, and he vowed to "fix" problems plaguing the agency through a comprehensive examination of what happened and how. Michael Steele, Former Chairman of the RNC joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Dr. Kathleen London joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/14/13 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer and says she hopes her story will inspire other women fighting the life-threatening disease. Dr. Kathleen London joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
DePaul To Receive $300 Million Arena in Chicago Added: 5/14/13 Plans are in the works for a $300 million, 12,000-seat arena for DePaul University to be built near downtown Chicago, according to a Sun Times report. Marc Ganis, President of Sports Corps, and Alderman Bob Fioretti joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Adam Kinzinger joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/10/13 New details about the Obama administration's initial story-line on the Benghazi attack are raising additional questions about top-level efforts to downplay terrorism, with one report showing a State Department official pushed to delete a section that could have been used to "beat up" her department. Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Anita Alvarez joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/9/13 More than 34 years after gunmen burst into the affluent suburban Chicago home of Carl Gaimari and shot him dead, his wife Jacquelyn Greco has been charged with his murder. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Sam Adam Jr. joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/8/13 That’s the likely fate of Cook County Commissioner William Beavers after a jury took less than two hours to find him guilty of being a tax cheat. But the self-proclaimed “hog with the big nuts” went down swinging — repeating his claim that he’d been unfairly prosecuted by the feds for refusing to wear a wire against fellow Commissioner John Daley. Attorney Sam Adam Jr. joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Ald. Brendan Reilly joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/8/13 Ald. Brendan Reilly met with Mayor Emanuel to discuss changing a newly proposed parking meter deal that would cost drivers more in River North. Reilly said he is "very opposed" to the neighborhood getting hit with extended meters costs until midnight and not being included in the free Sunday parking deal. He now joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this issue.
Dr. Kathleen London joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/6/13 Toddlers are less likely to have asthma and itchy rashes if their parents "cleaned" their pacifiers by sucking on them when the kids were infants, a small new study suggests. Dr. Kathleen London joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this study.
Sheriff Tom Dart joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/6/13 With the status of the state's new concealed carry law still in limbo, Sheriff Tom Dart has proposed a new ordinance he hopes will keep Cook County from becoming the “Wild West” when it comes to firearms. He now joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this ordinance.
Rev. Jesse Jackson joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/3/13 Jesse Jackson, the president and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH coalition, spoke at the University of Pretoria on "Building an Inclusive Economy." He now joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss his trip to South Africa.
Sheriff Tom Dart joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/2/13 County officials began enforcing a ban on cell phones and other electronic devices at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, a move that sparked anger, ingenuity and an entrepreneurial spirit among those at the courthouse. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.
Adam Kinzinger joins Roe & Roeper Added: 5/2/13 It is the first time a senior US official has said openly that the US is reconsidering its opposition to supplying weapons to rebel forces. President Obama - who rejected such a proposal last year - said the US was now looking at "all options". Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper to discuss this story.