• By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    13 SHACKLED SIBLINGS WERE TAUNTED WITH FOOD, OFFICIALS SAY

    Watch Video For years, the 13 starving children lived in squalor, shackled with padlocks while their parents taunted them with pies...

    Food, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    WHO'S AFFECTED BY THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?

    Watch Video WASHINGTON - If Congress can't agree on a plan to fund the federal government before time runs out, a shutdown is expected...

    Congress, Health, Republicans, Running, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    ARMED CARJACKING LEADS TO CHASE OF STOLEN MUSTANG FROM LAKE SHORE DRIVE TO FAR SOUTH SIDE

    CHICAGO - A carjacking overnight leads police on a wild chase from Lake Shore Drive to the city's Far South Side. Around 9:15 p.m....

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    APPEALS COURT TO HEAR ARGUMENTS ON SANCTUARY CITIES TODAY

    CHICAGO - An appeals court will hear arguments on a Trump administration request to reverse a lower-court ruling temporarily freezing...

    Donald Trump, U.S., Congress, News
  • Storm moving north of Chicago brings mild temperatures By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    STORM MOVING NORTH OF CHICAGO BRINGS MILD TEMPERATURES

    Feature Graphic, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    SUSHI LOVER'S STOMACH-CHURNING DISCOVERY: A 5-FOOT TAPEWORM LIVING INSIDE HIM

    Warning: Story contains images and descriptions some may find graphic FRESNO, Calif. - A California man is likely altering his regular...

    Health, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MURAL OUTSIDE MUSIC BOX THEATER DEFACED WITH GRAFFITI

    CHICAGO - A mural at Chicago's historic Music Box Theater was defaced with graffiti, not long after being completed. Artist George...

    Boxing, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    PARENTS CONCERNED AFTER LEARNING 5 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WILL CLOSE IN JUNE

    CHICAGO - A community meeting was held at Incarnation School in Palos Heights, Ill., following an announcement that the Archdiocese...

    News
  • 8-year-old's ‘headache' leads to stroke, emergency brain surgery By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    8-YEAR-OLD'S ‘HEADACHE' LEADS TO STROKE, EMERGENCY BRAIN SURGERY

    HOPEWELL, Va. - Two weeks after a Virginia third grader discovered his grandfather dead of a heart attack, he suffered a stroke . Jamarion...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    WAYNE MESSMER DISCUSSES THE WOLVES' FIRST RESPONDERS WEEKEND ON SPORTS FEED

    CHICAGO - There are some events that people do to help others that are done simply as a way to contribute positively to the community. The...

    Sport, Sports, Sports Feed
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MILD TEMPERATURES LEAD TO WEEKEND RAIN

    Relative mild air of Pacific origin has spread into the Chicago area and will remain in control through the weekend. Temperatures are...

    Explainer, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    CHRIS BODEN TALKS BLACKHAWKS & BEARS ON SPORTS FEED

    CHICAGO - Over the past four months, he's taken on a new role in Chicago media that's made him the voice you hear on the radio before...

    Sport, Playoffs, Blackhawks Blog, Sports, Sports Feed
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MILD WEEKEND WITH RAIN POSSIBLE

    Updates at wgntv.com/weather

    Weather
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MICHIGAN 12-YEAR-OLD WITH FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS DIES DAYS AFTER VOMITING AT DINNER

    CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - “I'm a mom. I'm supposed to protect my kids, and I couldn't,” Jessica Decent-Doll tells WJBK. The Michigan mother...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    HOUSE PASSES STOPGAP FUNDING BILL TO AVERT GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN FRIDAY

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a short term spending bill to avert a government shutdown at midnight on...

    U.S., Democrats, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    FAMILY OF CROSSING GUARD STRUCK BY CAR SUES LYFT

    CHICAGO - A family is filing a lawsuit after a crossing guard was hit and badly hurt by a Lyft driver. As crossing guard Janet Gould...

    Industry, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    CHICAGO TEEN YOUNGEST PLAYER SELECTED FOR U.S. WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM

    CHICAGO - A Chicago teen who learned to play wheelchair basketball through a unique park district program has been selected as the...

    U.S., News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    COLD DOESN'T STOP THESE HARDCORE RUNNERS FROM HITTING THE TRAILS

    CHICAGO - While the rest of us are working hard to stay out of the cold, there are a handful of diehards who refuse to hang up their...

    Sport, Running, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 19, 2018

    CITING POLICE TORTURE, JUDGE ORDERS CONVICTED MURDERER FREED

    CHICAGO - A Cook County judge on Thursday cited alleged torture by Chicago police for freeing a man who spent 21 years in prison for...

    Industry, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 18, 2018

    WOMAN CONFESSES TO A KILLING AFTER POLICE SPOT MURDER WEAPON IN HER FACEBOOK PHOTO

    SASKATCHEWAN, Canada - On the evening of March 24, 2015, Cheyenne Antoine and Brittney Gargol posed for a selfie and posted it on Facebook...

    News