Bob Murray

Bob Murray

Bob Murray joined NewsRadio 1240 WTAX in May of 2003. Bob is the host of Morning Newswtach from 5:30am-9AM.

Bob has nearly 40 years of broadcasting experience ranging from an on-air personality on the radio to a television weatherman in Springfield and Decatur. He was a finalist for a Small Market Personality of the Year Marconi Award in September of 2009.

Bob is very involved with the community always being an emcee for an event or taking part in promoting some cause.

Recent Headlines

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

jeannie schuur

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

corey morgan

Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

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Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

Tammy Duckworth

Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.