• By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    LOS ANGELES HONORS KOBE, GIANNA BRYANT WITH ‘CELEBRATION OF LIFE' MEMORIAL

    LOS ANGELES - Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant. The basketball...

    World, Sport, NBA, News, Trending, kobe bryant
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY CONTINUES FOR COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE-80, INCLUDING CHICAGO - LAKEFRONT FLOODING WATCH ALSO IN EFFECT

    The Winter Storm Watch (Blue-shaded counties on the headlined map) for 6-inches or more of heavy snow has been expanded slightly and...

    Severe Weather Updates, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT EXPECTED BACK IN COURT IN CHICAGO ON NEW CHARGES

    CHICAGO - Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is due to make an initial court appearance Monday on a new set of charges alleging...

    U.S., News, Jussie Smollett
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    15-YEAR-OLD BOY CRITICALLY HURT IN STABBING IN RANCH TRIANGLE NEIGHBORHOOD

    CHICAGO - A man was walking with a friend along Bissell in the Ranch Triangle neighborhood. Two men got out of a car and chased after...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    IDOT MINUTEMAN CARJACKED, CHASE ENDS IN CRASH ON DAN RYAN

    CHICAGO - An IDOT Minuteman was carjacked and the ensuing police chase ended in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway. This is a breaking...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    HOFFMAN ESTATES GYMNAST BORN WITH CLUB FOOT QUALIFIES FOR IHSA CHAMPIONSHIP

    Sol Serratos love for gymnastics began at an early age. "I noticed she didn't really have the fear gene. That was part and parcel of...

    Gymnastics, Sports
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    BOX OFFICE GOES ‘SONIC' AGAIN BUT HEARS ‘CALL OF THE WILD'

    LOS ANGELES - The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office. “Sonic: The Hedgehog” zoomed to the top of the box office...

    Boxing, Dean's List
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    LIZZO, ‘JUST MERCY' WIN TOP HONORS AT NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

    PASADENA, Calif. - Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting...

    Entertainment, Trending
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    THIS TIME, COBY WHITE'S 33-POINT PERFORMANCE IS GOOD ENOUGH TO SNAP THE BULLS' LOSING STREAK

    CHICAGO - On Saturday, being at his best wasn't enough to snap his team's season-long losing streak. So Coby White decided to bring...

    Bulls
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    SOUTH KOREA PUT ON HIGH ALERT, ITALY BATTLES VIRUS OUTBREAK

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases,...

    Health, Europ, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    9-YEAR-OLD ASKS PETE BUTTIGIEG TO HELP HIM TELL THE WORLD HE'S GAY

    Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment with a young supporter in Denver on Saturday night. “Thank you for being so brave,” the boy,...

    World, Democrats, Politics
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    ICE AGE PREDICTIONS OF THE 1980S AND GLOBAL WARMING

    Dear Tom, In the 1980s there was talk about a coming ice age. Now the talk is about global warming. What happened to cause the change? James...

    Ask Tom Why, Weather, Weather Blog
  • Winter storm to bring heavy wet snow/colder temps By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY WET SNOW/COLDER TEMPS

    Feature Graphic, Weather, Weather Blog
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    AMERICAN IMMIGRANT STORIES OF PAST AND PRESENT ON DISPLAY AT AMERICAN WRITERS MUSEUM

    CHICAGO - At the American Writers Museum Sunday, author and attorney Fiona McEntee sat down with many kids to read her book “Our American...

    Features
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    BAR STAFF, CUSTOMERS HOLD FUNDRAISER FOR WRIGLEYVILLE BOUNCER SHOT AFTER BREAKING UP FIGHT

    CHICAGO - Workers and customers all pitched in at a Wrigleyville bar Sunday to help pay the medical expenses of a bouncer who was shot...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 24, 2020

    BLACKHAWKS AWAIT TRADE DEADLINE MOVES AFTER A LOSS TO THE STARS ON SUNDAY

    DALLAS - Whatever was to happen on Sunday afternoon at the American Airlines Arena probably wasn't going to change the mind of Stan...

    NHL, Blackhawks
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 23, 2020

    DEMOCRATS RUNNING FOR COOK COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY DEBATE

    Watch at 6 p.m. CT: Candidates running for Cook County State's Attorney face off in the first of two debates hosted by WGN The four...

    Running, Republicans, Democrats, Politics
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 23, 2020

    AFTERNOON SHOOTING LEAVES 1 DEAD, 2 CRITICALLY WOUNDED IN EAST GARFIELD PARK

    CHICAGO - One person is dead and two others in critical condition after they were shot Sunday in East Garfield Park, according to the...

    News
  • In a very difficult Big East season, DePaul enjoys a positive night on Saturday By WGN TV   -   Feb 23, 2020

    IN A VERY DIFFICULT BIG EAST SEASON, DEPAUL ENJOYS A POSITIVE NIGHT ON SATURDAY

    CHICAGO - It was about two months ago at this time that fans of Blue Demons' basketball were finally dreaming about a March of basketball...

    Sports
  • By WGN TV   -   Feb 23, 2020

    PULLMAN'S REVITALIZATION CONTINUES 5 YEARS AFTER DESIGNATION

    CHICAGO - Supporters if the revitalization of Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood say they have the money for more restoration...

    Barack Obama, News