• By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    NOKIA CUTS 100 JOBS FROM NAPERVILLE OFFICE

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Officials say Nokia has laid off about 100 more employees from its suburban Chicago office, bringing the total number...

    U.S., News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    WOMAN FINDS RARE TWO-HEADED VIPER OUTSIDE HER VIRGINIA HOME

    WAYNESBORO, Va. - New details were released Friday about a two-headed baby copperhead found earlier this month outside a home in Woodbridge,...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    18 MORE CONVICTIONS TIED TO CORRUPT CHICAGO COP TO BE TOSSED

    CHICAGO - Prosecutors are set to dismiss convictions against 18 more people that resulted from investigations by a corrupt Chicago...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    TEMPERATURES DROP FOR START OF FALL

    CHICAGO - Cooler temperatures arrive in the Chicago area for the beginning of Autumn, but it will get warmer again for the start to...

    Weather
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    DART SUING DEPUTY IN DEFAMATION SUIT

    CHICAGO - Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is suing one of his deputies and the man's wife for accusing him of domestic violence. He filed...

    News
  • Michelle Obama book tour selling out By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    MICHELLE OBAMA BOOK TOUR SELLING OUT

    She may not be Beyoncé, but Michelle Obama is selling out arenas - for her book tour. The former first lady is embarking on a 10-city...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    3 SHOT OUTSIDE OF PARTY HONORING A MAN WHO WAS KILLED

    CHICAGO - Three people were shot while standing on a sidewalk in the Englewood neighborhood just before 11 p.m. Friday night. They'd...

    News
  • After warm summer, fall chill making inroads into Midwest; warmth not over-temps to resurge modestly Monday/Tuesday By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    AFTER WARM SUMMER, FALL CHILL MAKING INROADS INTO MIDWEST; WARMTH NOT OVER-TEMPS TO RESURGE MODESTLY MONDAY/TUESDAY

    Feature Graphic, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    COOLER WEATHER ARRIVES

    Updates at wgntv.com/weather

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    THROUGH JOB TRAINING, SHE HELPED CHANGE LATINO LANDSCAPE IN CHICAGO

    WGN News celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and takes a look at the people who have made great contributions. CHICAGO - Mary Gonzalez-Koenig...

    News, hispanic Heritage Month 2018
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    WHITE SOX TAKE GAME 1 OF CROSSTOWN CLASSIC

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that shortstop Addison Russell had been placed on administrative leave after he was accused...

    Running, cubs, white sox
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF ALLOWING CHILDREN TO DRIVE BUS

    PORTAGE, Ind. - A school bus driver was arrested and is accused of letting children as young 11 driver the school bus. The Porter County...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    TEMP DOWNTURN IN SYNC WITH FALL EQUINOX

    It's been a warm September to date, punctuated by Thursday record-breaking 93-degree high, but cooler weather is arriving just in time...

    Explainer, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    RACE FOR MAYOR: MCCARTHY BLAMES PRECKWINKLE FOR CITY`S VIOLENCE

    CHICAGO - Chicago mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy criticized fellow candidate Toni Preckwinkle Friday. Preckwinkle made reducing the...

    World, Politics, Chicago Mayor's Race, Chicago Mayoral Race
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    INDIANA COUPLE KILLED BY ALLEGED DRUNK DRIVER

    PORTAGE, Ind. - An Indiana man was charged Friday with in an alleged drunken driving accident that killed a couple from Portage, Indiana. Peter...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    AT LEAST 47 DOGS DIED AFTER PETSMART GROOMING IN 14 STATES

    NEW JERSEY - A new investigation is raising questions about the safety of dogs at PetSmart. The nine-month probe by NJ Advance Media...

    Industry, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 22, 2018

    INDIANA COUPLE KILLED BY ALLEGED DRUNK DRIVER LEAVES BEHIND 7 CHILDREN

    PORTAGE, Ind. - An Indiana man was charged Friday with in an alleged drunken driving accident that killed the parents of seven children. Peter...

    News
  • Shawn Christy captured: Man wanted for threats against President Trump arrested in Ohio By WGN TV   -   Sep 21, 2018

    SHAWN CHRISTY CAPTURED: MAN WANTED FOR THREATS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP ARRESTED IN OHIO

    MANSFIELD, Ohio - Authorities captured the man accused of making threats against President Donald Trump on Friday, according to WJW. The...

    U.S., Running, Donald Trump, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 21, 2018

    PRISON GUARDS FIND NEARLY $18M WORTH OF COCAINE IN DONATED BANANAS

    FREEPORT, Texas - Authorities found nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden in several boxes of bananas headed for Texas prisons,...

    Boxing, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Sep 21, 2018

    WHY DOES THE WORD “MUGGY” REFER TO WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS?

    Dear Tom, I have a question regarding the origin of the word “muggy”. Why does it refer to warm and humid conditions? Thanks, R. Turnbull Dear...

    Ask Tom Why, Weather, Weather Blog