• Northbrook restaurant gets help from Barstool Sports fund By WGN TV   -   Jan 24, 2021

    NORTHBROOK RESTAURANT GETS HELP FROM BARSTOOL SPORTS FUND

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. - A longtime restaurant owner in Northbrook struggling to keep his business open during the COVID-19 pandemic had...

    Sport, Chicago News, Coronavirus, News
  • Judge: Rittenhouse can't associate with white supremacists By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    JUDGE: RITTENHOUSE CAN'T ASSOCIATE WITH WHITE SUPREMACISTS

    KENOSHA, Wis. - An 18-year-old Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin last...

    Travel, Style, News
  • Aurora small business benefits numerous other small businesses under one roof By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    AURORA SMALL BUSINESS BENEFITS NUMEROUS OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES UNDER ONE ROOF

    AURORA, Ill. - During the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses have pooled together resources to stay afloat. Several of those...

    Art, Chicago News, News
  • FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC' By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    FBI: TEXAN CHARGED IN CAPITOL RIOT TWEETED 'ASSASSINATE AOC'

    DALLAS - A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting...

    U.S., Donald Trump, Democrats, News
  • Off by one number: Missouri girl inundated with phone calls from Arizonans looking for vaccine By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    OFF BY ONE NUMBER: MISSOURI GIRL INUNDATED WITH PHONE CALLS FROM ARIZONANS LOOKING FOR VACCINE

    SULLIVAN, Mo. - A third-grade girl from Missouri has been swamped by phone calls from people in Arizona wanting the COVID-19 vaccine. Eight-year-old...

    Health, News
  • Rose Hotel Chicago O'Hare offering Valentine's Day packages By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    ROSE HOTEL CHICAGO O'HARE OFFERING VALENTINE'S DAY PACKAGES

    The Rose Hotel Chicago O'Hare is offering Valentine's Day packages - including the lavish “A Room Full of Roses” package. The package...

    WGN Weekend Morning News
  • Trouble breathing, tooth loss: Some COVID-19 patients face lasting effects By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    TROUBLE BREATHING, TOOTH LOSS: SOME COVID-19 PATIENTS FACE LASTING EFFECTS

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - For some who survive COVID-19, beating the virus doesn't mean the end of the fight. Symptoms such as headaches,...

    Health, News
  • Michigan Mega Millions ticket wins $1.05 billion jackpot By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    MICHIGAN MEGA MILLIONS TICKET WINS $1.05 BILLION JACKPOT

    DETROIT - Someone in Michigan bought the winning ticket for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which is the third-largest lottery...

    U.S., News
  • 2 people shot in Lawndale, police say By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    2 PEOPLE SHOT IN LAWNDALE, POLICE SAY

    CHICAGO - Two people were shot in the city's Lawndale neighborhood, according to police. Chicago police said two men were on the 1600...

    News
  • Illinois health officials announce 5,152 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    ILLINOIS HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE 5,152 NEW COVID-19 CASES, 97 DEATHS

    SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 5,152 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in...

    Health, Coronavirus, News
  • Harvey police looking to reform with more non-lethal weapons following death of George Floyd By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    HARVEY POLICE LOOKING TO REFORM WITH MORE NON-LETHAL WEAPONS FOLLOWING DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

    HARVEY, Ill. - The Harvey Police Department is looking to expand its non-lethal force options following the death of George Floyd last...

    News
  • Local non-profit prioritizes providing transportation to people across the world By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    LOCAL NON-PROFIT PRIORITIZES PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION TO PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD

    CHICAGO - A business that began finding ways to recycle scrap metal and used bike parts has transformed into a pivotal organization...

    World, Chicago News, Chicago's Very Own, News
  • Is there life after death? Businessman offers nearly $1 million to find out By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? BUSINESSMAN OFFERS NEARLY $1 MILLION TO FIND OUT

    MYSTERY WIRE - Is there credible evidence to support the existence of an afterlife? A Las Vegas businessman says he will spend $1 million...

    News
  • Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    CHICAGO INDOOR DINING TO RETURN STARTING SATURDAY

    CHICAGO - Indoor dining will be allowed to resume in Chicago and suburban Cook County with new rules that bars and restaurants must...

    Food, Coronavirus, News
  • Freezing temps in Chicago area, snowstorm possible Monday By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    FREEZING TEMPS IN CHICAGO AREA, SNOWSTORM POSSIBLE MONDAY

    For the latest weather updates, visit wgntv.com/weather. First snowstorm of season possible Monday in Chicago area, Skilling says

    Weather
  • 25 people evacuated from CTA Blue Line after rail switching error By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    25 PEOPLE EVACUATED FROM CTA BLUE LINE AFTER RAIL SWITCHING ERROR

    CHICAGO - Twenty-five people were evacuated from the CTA Blue Line train. Around 2 a.m. Saturday morning a Blue Line train was headed...

    News
  • Did the Facebook app force log you out, too? By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    DID THE FACEBOOK APP FORCE LOG YOU OUT, TOO?

    Just before 9 p.m. CST, some Facebook users began reporting issues with the social media platform's mobile app forcing them to log...

    News
  • 1 dead, 2 critical after bus bound for Grand Canyon rolls over By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    1 DEAD, 2 CRITICAL AFTER BUS BOUND FOR GRAND CANYON ROLLS OVER

    PHOENIX - A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person...

    News
  • FBI: 33 missing children, including some who were sexually exploited, found in California operation By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    FBI: 33 MISSING CHILDREN, INCLUDING SOME WHO WERE SEXUALLY EXPLOITED, FOUND IN CALIFORNIA OPERATION

    LOS ANGELES - A multi-agency investigation in Southern California led to the recovery of 33 children who had been missing, including...

    U.S., News
  • Construction project affecting inbound Edens, Kennedy this weekend By WGN TV   -   Jan 23, 2021

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AFFECTING INBOUND EDENS, KENNEDY THIS WEEKEND

    CHICAGO - Starting Friday night, IDOT is shutting down several lanes of traffic on the Edens and the Kennedy for a construction project...

    Chicago News