• By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    MUCH MORE MILD AND SPRING-LIKE WEEK AHEAD

    Updates at wgntv.com/weather

    Weather
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    YOUNG CHICAGO ANTI-VIOLENCE ACTIVISTS MEET, RALLY FOR SAFER CITY

    CHICAGO - A group of young activists in Chicago met and rallied today calling for better lives and safer streets in the city. Young...

    News, Politics
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CREWS SEARCHING LAKE MICHIGAN AFTER REPORTS OF CAR INTO WATER NEAR NAVY PIER

    CHICAGO - Emergency crews are on the scene near Navy Pier after reports a car went into Lake Michigan. Crews are searching the water...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    DON'T EAT ANY ROMAINE LETTUCE, CDC WARNS, AS E. COLI OUTBREAK GROWS

    YUMA, Ariz. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its romaine lettuce recall. It is now advising people throw...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WHITE SOX GAME NOTES FOR FRIDAY VS. HOUSTON

    * The Chicago White Sox went 4-2 against Houston last season, holding the Astros to just 16 runs in those contests. Houston has not...

    Running, White Sox Blog, astros, jose abreu, justin verlander, white sox
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    A NEARLY GIDDY MITCHELL TRUBISKY DOESN'T GET AHEAD OF HIMSELF IN MATT NAGY'S NEW BEARS OFFENSE

    LAKE FOREST - You'd couldn't wipe the smile off his face if you tried. His level of contentment is that obvious. Even just explaining...

    Marathon, Bears Report, News, Sports
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HEARING HELD ON USE OF CHICAGO GANG DATABASE

    CHICAGO - Chicago police say it's gang database has been an effective tool to stop violence. A hearing was held Friday calling for...

    Health, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    POLICE ADVERTISE 4/20 CONTEST TO FIND PERSON WITH ‘THE MOST MARIJUANA'

    YOUNGSVILLE, La. - Think you've got the most impressive marijuana stash? A Louisiana police department is encouraging pot smokers to...

    Trending
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SUBURBAN WOMAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PLOT TO ATTACK CANADIAN MALL

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - An American woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Canadian mall was sentenced to...

    U.S., News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    DWAYNE ‘THE ROCK' JOHNSON RESPONDS TO TEEN'S PROMPOSAL WITH BIG SURPRISE

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The odds of a “yes” were slim, but the payoff was still huge for one Minnesota teenager who asked Dwayne “The...

    World, Trending
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    NO INJURIES IN FIRE IN DOWNTOWN HIGH RISE

    CHICAGO - No one was injured in a fire Friday afternoon in downtown Chicago. Crews responded to the 500 block of North Dearborn to...

    Boxing, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    AROUND TOWN CHECKS OUT THE DRAGON LIGHTS FESTIVAL

    Dragon Lights Festival: South Parking Lot at Soldier Field: 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive Chicago, IL 60605 Through May 6th DragonLightsChicago.com

    Around Town
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    LIQUIDATION SALES BEGINNING AT BON-TON STORES

    MILWAUKEE - Liquidation sales are beginning at Bon-Ton department stores. The going-out-of-business sales begin Friday at Boston Store,...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW EARTH DAY EVOLVED FROM AN IDEA TO A GLOBAL HOLIDAY

    Earth Day started in the United States in 1970 and has been embraced by nearly every country in the world over the past 50 years. Earth...

    World, News
  • Producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    PRODUCER AND DJ KNOWN AS AVICII HAS BEEN FOUND DEAD

    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: DJ Avicii poses with TJX Rewards Platinum MasterCard Card holders at the MasterCard Lounge at Westwood...

    Dean's List
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WATCH THIS ROBOT BUILD AN IKEA CHAIR IN MINUTES

    Watch Video CNN - A delivery of flat pack furniture can send people into a panic or reaching for the phone to call the nearest assembly...

    Technology, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    FORMER WRESTLER AJ MENDEZ TACKLES MENTAL HEALTH IN NEW BOOK

    Now that she's done fighting in the ring, WWE wrestling champion AJ Mendez is taking on a new battle: mental health awareness. Mendez...

    Health, Morning News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CATHY RICHARDSON BAND PERFORMS LIVE AHEAD OF CHICAGO BENEFIT CONCERT

    Rock 'n' roll musician Cathy Richardson is back in Chicago for a special show benefiting the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute...

    Morning News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    LUNCHBREAK: LIDIA BASTIANICH'S RIGATONI PASTA WITH BROCCOLI RABE AND SAUSAGE

    Lidia Bastianich Her new memoir, My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food eataly.com Event: Lidia Day at Eataly Chicago...

    Food, Lunchbreak, Midday News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CUBS GAME NOTES FOR FRIDAY COLORADO

    * The Chicago Cubs have won just four of their last 13 games against the Colorado Rockies dating back to the start of 2016. It's the...

    Running, MLB, Cubs Blog, cubs, jon gray, kyle hendricks, rockies