• By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    JAYME CLOSS RESCUED HERSELF. SHOULD SHE GET THE $50,000 REWARD MONEY?

    A couple who called 911 and alerted authorities that Jayme Closs was at their home said they did not want a $50,000 reward for providing...

    News, Jayme Closs
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BASEMENT OF SUBURBAN APARTMENT COMPLEX

    AURORA, Ill. - Police in Aurora are conducting a death investigation after a woman was found dead in the basement of an apartment building...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    EARLY VOTING IN CHICAGO MAYORAL RACE TO BEGIN JAN. 28

    CHICAGO - Chicagoans will be able to cast their votes in the mayoral election in less than two weeks. Early voting is projected to...

    Election, Politics
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    LUNCHBREAK: SALMON WITH YOGURT, LENTILS AND CRISPY KALE

    Executive Chef Derek DuPree Bernie's Lunch & Supper 660 N. Orleans St., Chicago Recipe: Salmon - Seared Salmon, Yogurt, Lentils, Crispy...

    Lunchbreak, Midday News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    MICHELLE OBAMA'S ‘BECOMING' HAS THE LONGEST RUN ATOP AMAZON SINCE ‘FIFTY SHADES'

    “Becoming” by Michelle Obama is not just one of the best-selling books of the past year - it is one of the hottest titles of the decade. The...

    Running, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    MIDDAY FIX: STRAWBERRY COBBLER

    Kevyn Giggers Classic Cobbler is a family owned business that began as a brick and mortar store in the south suburbs. We have currently...

    Food, Midday News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    AROUND TOWN CHECKS OUT LITTLE HANDS ART LAB

    Little Hands is a process focused art lab where it's OK to make a mess, have accidents and learn from them, while having fun and not...

    Art, Around Town
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CHICAGO SCENE: PREVIEW OF THE BLACK CREATIVITY FAMILY DAY AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

    Manny Juarez, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies at the Museum of Science and Industry Black Creativity Family Day will...

    Industry, Midday News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    HERE'S WHERE TO CATCH THE OSCAR MAYER WIENERMOBILE IN CHICAGO AREA

    CHICAGO - The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is coming to Chicago. The original Wienermobile was built in Chicago, and Oscar Mayer ran his...

    Market, News, Seen on TV
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    GYMBOREE TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY: REPORT

    The Wall Street Journal reports that children's retailer Gymboree is expected to file for bankruptcy as early as this week. It would...

    Business Headlines
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    US SERVICE MEMBERS KILLED IN ISIS-CLAIMED ATTACK IN SYRIA

    BEIRUT - ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed US service members in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday. US...

    U.S., Market, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    ILLINOIS PARENTS TO BE SENTENCED IN 6-YEAR-OLD BOY'S STARVATION DEATH

    JERSEYVILLE, Ill. - An Illinois father and stepmother face sentencing after pleading guilty to murder in the starvation death of their...

    Health, Food, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    FDA EXPANDS LIST OF RECALLED DOG FOOD; 9 BRANDS PULLED FOR MAKING DOGS VIOLENTLY ILL

    The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has expanded its recall of dog food brands that have too much vitamin D, which could make your...

    U.S., Health, Food, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    RESCUERS STILL CAN'T REACH TODDLER WHO TUMBLED DOWN 360-FOOT WELL

    TOTALAN, Spain - The search for a toddler who fell down a well in Spain is in its third day Tuesday. Rescuers have so far been unable...

    News
  • Video shows women twerking on roof of SUV on St. Louis highway By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    VIDEO SHOWS WOMEN TWERKING ON ROOF OF SUV ON ST. LOUIS HIGHWAY

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Video shared on Facebook shows a bizarre site along a St. Louis highway - two women twerking on top of a vehicle while...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    N.C. SCHOOL DISTRICT DROPS LUNCHES TO ‘MINIMUM LEVEL' TO CONSERVE FOOD DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    VANCE COUNTY, N.C. - As the United States' longest ever government shutdown lingers, a North Carolina school system said they're bringing...

    Running, Food, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    WORLD-RANKED BULL RIDER DIES FROM INJURIES

    DENVER - A bull rider died from injuries he suffered during an event at the National Western Stock Show in Denver on Tuesday night. Mason...

    World, Sport, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    16-YEAR-OLD DIES AFTER FALLING FROM ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE SHIP

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A teenage passenger lost his footing while trying to get onto the balcony of his room aboard Royal Caribbean's...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CREWS BATTLE EXTRA-ALARM FIRE IN NORTHBROOK

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. - Crews are battling a two-alarm fire in north suburban Northbrook. The blaze started just after 6 a.m. Wednesday...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Jan 16, 2019

    2 CHICAGO OFFICERS INJURED WHILE RESPONDING TO SHOOTING

    CHICAGO - Two Chicago police officers were injured in a crash while responding to a shooting. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday...

    Running, News