Man on motorbike struck, killed by police vehicle in West Pullman

MAN ON MOTORBIKE STRUCK, KILLED BY POLICE VEHICLE IN WEST PULLMAN

CHICAGO - A man on a motorbike was struck and killed by an unmarked police vehicle Wednesday night in West Pullman. Just before 10:30...

Police vehicle hits motorbike, kills rider

POLICE VEHICLE HITS MOTORBIKE, KILLS RIDER

CHICAGO - A motorbike ride was hit and killed by a police vehicle on the South Side. This is a developing story, we'll update as more...

 
 
 
Sexual assault reported at Indiana Dunes; Authorities investigating

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTED AT INDIANA DUNES; AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING

PORTER, Ind. - Authorities are investigating reports of a sexual assault at the Indiana Dunes National Park on the Fourth of July. The...

Illinois driver services expirations extended until Nov. 1

ILLINOIS DRIVER SERVICES EXPIRATIONS EXTENDED UNTIL NOV. 1

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Expiration dates for driver's licenses, identification cards and license plate stickers have been extended one...

 
 
 
Wife of man who died in Joliet police custody demanding justice

WIFE OF MAN WHO DIED IN JOLIET POLICE CUSTODY DEMANDING JUSTICE

JOLIET, Ill. - The wife of a man who died in police custody is demanding justice from the Joliet Police Department, the same week the...

Scattered thunderstorms move in Wednesday night, hot and humid into the weekend

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MOVE IN WEDNESDAY NIGHT, HOT AND HUMID INTO THE WEEKEND

For the latest forecast and more visit wgntv.com/weather .

 
 
 
Chicago Park District holds first drive-in movie night at Soldier Field Wednesday

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT HOLDS FIRST DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT AT SOLDIER FIELD WEDNESDAY

CHICAGO - The Chicago Park District is holding its first drive-in movie night at Soldier Field Wednesday evening. The gates open at...

Local photographers selling some of their best to help feed Chicagoans in need

LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS SELLING SOME OF THEIR BEST TO HELP FEED CHICAGOANS IN NEED

CHICAGO - A group of local artists is putting some of their best art up for sale to help feed Chicagoans in need. Contemporary art...

 
 
 
Rick Renteria is doing his part to keep the White Sox risk for COVID-19 low

RICK RENTERIA IS DOING HIS PART TO KEEP THE WHITE SOX RISK FOR COVID-19 LOW

CHICAGO - He's got a lot of great things to talk about with his now rebuilt White Sox team, even if he's trotting them out for only...

NYC schools plan to reopen with students in class just 2 or 3 days a week

NYC SCHOOLS PLAN TO REOPEN WITH STUDENTS IN CLASS JUST 2 OR 3 DAYS A WEEK

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said city schools plan to reopen in the fall with a “blended learning” approach in which most students...

 
 
 
Florida man curses out elderly woman who asked him to wear a mask at Costco

FLORIDA MAN CURSES OUT ELDERLY WOMAN WHO ASKED HIM TO WEAR A MASK AT COSTCO

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida man received a lot of attention online after he was recorded cursing out a woman who asked him to comply...

Pritzker calls for national mask mandate during House committee testimony

PRITZKER CALLS FOR NATIONAL MASK MANDATE DURING HOUSE COMMITTEE TESTIMONY

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Governor JB Pritzker called on President Trump to implement a national mask mandate to slow the spread of coronavirus...

 
 
 
CAREN Act: San Francisco ordinance would charge Karens who call 911 over racial bias

CAREN ACT: SAN FRANCISCO ORDINANCE WOULD CHARGE KARENS WHO CALL 911 OVER RACIAL BIAS

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - The CAREN Act could impose criminal charges on people who call 911 because of racial bias against another person. CAREN...

Suburban district cancels summer sports after students test positive for coronavirus on first day

SUBURBAN DISTRICT CANCELS SUMMER SPORTS AFTER STUDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS ON FIRST DAY

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. - All summer sports programs within District 95 in Lake Zurich will be shut down until further notice, officials...

 
 
 
Chicago police forming citywide unit to combat violent crime

CHICAGO POLICE FORMING CITYWIDE UNIT TO COMBAT VIOLENT CRIME

CHICAGO - After a spate of shootings over the July 4 weekend that left 17 people dead and dozens more wounded, Chicago Police Superintendent...

‘Taste of Chicago To Go' will feature online programming, community meals

‘TASTE OF CHICAGO TO GO' WILL FEATURE ONLINE PROGRAMMING, COMMUNITY MEALS

CHICAGO - Thousands will not be at the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park this year due to the pandemic, but the event is going on virtually...

 
 
 
Girl Scouts offers virtual camp and outdoor activities nationwide

GIRL SCOUTS OFFERS VIRTUAL CAMP AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES NATIONWIDE

JACKSON, Miss. - With the coronavirus pandemic still happening, Girl Scouts will now allow girls nationwide to participate virtually....

US sets single-day record for new coronavirus cases with over 60,000

US SETS SINGLE-DAY RECORD FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES WITH OVER 60,000

The United States saw over 60,000 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University, making it aother record-breaking...

 
 
 
Chicago Dogs resume baseball in Rosemont with COVID-19 safety precautions

CHICAGO DOGS RESUME BASEBALL IN ROSEMONT WITH COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Chicago Dogs returned to Impact Field Tuesday evening for the first time this year, all while following COVID-19...

California pair charged with hate crime for vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural

CALIFORNIA PAIR CHARGED WITH HATE CRIME FOR VANDALIZING BLACK LIVES MATTER MURAL

MARTINEZ, Calif. - Two Northern California residents have been charged with a hate crime for defacing a Black Lives Matter mural on...

 
 
 



‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

Reopening schools "is important for the children & families," President Donald Trump said on Twitter. "May cut off funding if not open!” Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

The company said it lost 49% of net sales during March, April and May of this year compared to sales last year. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

A San Francisco lawmaker wants to deploy "CAREN" against people making racially motivated calls to 911. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the ordinance Wednesday, calling it... Read more ...