Homegrown Sundays

Every Sunday, WCRX-FM plays the music of Chicago's up and coming artists.  Homegrown Sundays showcases the work of Chicago musicians every hour. If you would like to submit your material please e-mail us at wcrxdj@colum.edu. If you are chosen, we will contact you - Please, no phone calls or follow up e-mails!

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AP NEWS

Trump acknowledges he repaid lawyer for 'Stormy' hush money

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday he repaid his personal lawyer for hush money given to porn actress Stormy Daniels after claiming previously he didn't know about the payments. But the money, paid just before the 2016 election to stifle her claims of an affair, "had nothing to do with the campaign," the president tweeted....

Wife: Cosby convicted by 'mob justice, not real justice'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's wife called Thursday for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case that could put the 80-year-old comedian in prison for the rest of his life was "mob justice, not real justice" and a "tragedy."...

Rainstorm kills at least 91, injures over 160 in India

LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday....

Transport plane that crashed in Georgia was on final trip

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) -- An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year's hurricanes crashed onto a highway in Georgia during what was supposed to be its final flight, killing all nine Puerto Ricans on board....

WCRX NEWS

Friends of the Chicago River

You know that really big river that flows through Chicago? Yup, that one, the Chicago River. Well, “Friends of the Chicago River” is the only organization solely dedicated to the Chicago River. Since 1979, this organization has been working hard to improve and maintain the health of the river system for the benefit of people, … Continue reading Friends of the Chicago River

Working Bikes in Chicago

Summer is just around the corner and Chicago is seeing more bicycles hit the street every day. However, many of us take bicycles for granted. We buy a bicycle, ride it sometimes, but also allow it to collect dust. Sometimes, we even decide we’re just never going to ride it so we throw it out. … Continue reading Working Bikes in Chicago

Imerman Angels

There is no better form of feeling than having someone in your corner that has fought the same battle you are facing. Cancer is no different. Imerman Angels connect cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers who have fought cancer, are fighting cancer, or have cared for a loved one with cancer. One of the co-founders, Jonny … Continue reading Imerman Angels