Don Wade dies

Don Wade, one half of the Don & Roma Morning Show passed away Friday at the age of 72, nearly one year after battling brain cancer. Wade began his Chicago radio career at WUSN-FM in 1982 before joining WLS-AM in 1985, when the station still had a contemporary-hit music format. A year later, he was joined by his wife Roma. […]

Jim Edwards (a.k.a. Jake Hartford) dies

Jim Edwards, who went by the moniker of Jake Hartford as a radio personality, died today at the age of 63 due to a heartattack. Edwards was a co-host along with Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass on WLS-AM weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Previously, Edwards had his own weekend morning show at WLS, but was canceled to make way […]