U.S. MARINE CORPS VETERAN MATTHEW EADS GRILLED UP SOME DELICIOUS SUMMER CUISINE!

From U.S. Marine to gourmet griller, Matthew Eads showed off his grilling skills this morning at WGN. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran...

FLORIDA CITY HOPES ‘BABY SHARK' SONG WILL DRIVE HOMELESS FROM PARK

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will...

 
 
 

CALLS INTENSIFY FOR PUERTO RICAN GOVERNOR'S RESIGNATION FOLLOWING LEAKED PRIVATE CHATS

Puerto Rico's embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is rejecting calls to step down after the leaks of hundreds of derisive and offensive...

HUMMUS RECALLED NATIONWIDE DUE TO POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION

Pita Pal Foods has issued a voluntary recall of hummus products made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019. An FDA inspection found...

 
 
 
‘Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland and ‘Bachelorette' contestant Wells Adams are engaged

‘MODERN FAMILY' STAR SARAH HYLAND AND ‘BACHELORETTE' CONTESTANT WELLS ADAMS ARE ENGAGED

It's a match made in hit TV show heaven: “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams, a former contestant on “The Bachelorette”...

WOMAN WAS SO EXCITED SHE BEAT CANCER THAT SHE BROKE THE ‘CANCER-FREE' BELL

HOUSTON - When Darla Jaye rang the “cancer free” bell on her last day of treatment, she was bursting with joy - and proved just how...

 
 
 

LARRY FALIVENA TALKS ABOUT HIS JOURNEY WITH ALS AND VISITING ALL 30 MLB BALLPARKS

Larry Falivena, a husband and father of two, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig's...

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS JOE GATTO TALKS UPCOMING TOUR!

Impractical Jokers very own Joe Gatto was at WGN this morning discussing "The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour." The tour will...

 
 
 

FIRE CREWS BATTLE EXTRA-ALARM APARTMENT FIRE IN CRYSTAL LAKE

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. - An apartment building in Crystal Lake was engulfed in fire early Wednesday morning. The three-alarm fire broke...

OFF-DUTY CPD OFFICER INDICTED IN CRASH THAT KILLED WOMAN

CHICAGO - A grand jury has indicted a Chicago police officer in a deadly South Side crash. Terrance Finley, 24, was off-duty last month,...

 
 
 

MAN FOUND DEAD IN APPARENT HIT-AND-RUN NEAR EISENHOWER EXPRESSWAY: POLICE

CHICAGO -An investigation is underway after the body of a man was found near the Eisenhower Expressway in an apparent hit-and-run. Around...

GERMANY INTRODUCING MANDATORY MEASLES VACCINATION FOR KIDS

BERLIN - The German government is proposing a measure to make measles vaccinations mandatory for children and employees of kindergartens...

 
 
 
Heat wave coming together-Excessive Heat Watch Thursday afternoon through Saturday; gusty t-storms may sweep the area on the “nose” of the intensely hot air early Thursday; storm suppressing “cap” follows allowing temps to surge

HEAT WAVE COMING TOGETHER-EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY; GUSTY T-STORMS MAY SWEEP THE AREA ON THE “NOSE” OF THE INTENSELY HOT AIR EARLY THURSDAY; STORM SUPPRESSING “CAP” FOLLOWS ALLOWING TEMPS TO SURGE

KYLE SCHWARBER GETS HIS 1ST WALK-OFF RBI IN A CUBS' WIN OVER THE REDS

CHICAGO - On this night, there was a lot of focus on the beginning and the end. After all, the Cubs were honoring their famous and,...

 
 
 

FLORIDA MAN ‘ALLIGATOR ROBB' WHO CAUGHT HUMBOLDT PARK GATOR THROWS FIRST PITCH AT CUBS GAME

CHICAGO - The Florida man who captured the elusive alligator in the Humboldt Park Lagoon threw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs...

ANNIE COSTABLE JOINS SPORTS FEED TO DISCUSS THE USWNT & MORE TUESDAY NIGHT

CHICAGO - They captured the World Cup title a week-and-a-half ago and they're still one of the big topics in American sports. The United...

 
 
 

CHICAGO UNDER AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH THURSDAY-SATURDAY

Chicago is under an Excessive Heat Watch from Thursday through Saturday with daily high temperatures close to the 100 degree mark and...

AMERICAN SCIENTIST KILLED IN GREECE WAS RAPED, POLICE SAY

Suzanne Eaton, the American scientist killed in Greece , was raped, police in Crete said Tuesday. Police said Monday that a 27-year-old...

 
 
 

RETIRED SUPREME COURT JUSTICE JOHN PAUL STEVENS DIES AT 99

Justice John Paul Stevens , who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate...

Dangerous combo of heat and humidity on the way; Heat Watch issued

DANGEROUS COMBO OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY ON THE WAY; HEAT WATCH ISSUED

CHICAGO - A dangerous combination of heat and humidity is to build into the Chicago area starting Thursday. Thursday morning thunderstorms...

 
 
 



Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

A six-year-old girl died Monday after she was hit in the head by a golf ball that her father hit, authorities said. Read more ...

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

An Illinois woman is hoping to solve a 26-year-old mystery after a postcard from Hong Kong arrived in her mailbox last week. Read more ...

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia

An Australian fisherman and his son are looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written. Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

British Open 2019 picks: Rory McIlroy could end drought at Royal Portrush

British Open 2019 picks: Rory McIlroy could end drought at Royal Portrush

The 2019 British Open returns to Northern Ireland at scenic Royal Portrush. A stacked field will be contending for the final major of the year, with several players looking for... Read more ...

6-year-old girl killed in freak golf course accident

6-year-old girl killed in freak golf course accident

A 6-year-old Utah girl was tragically killed when an errant golf ball hit by her dad struck her in the back of the neck, according to a report. Aria Hill was sitting in a golf... Read more ...

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

The world's largest online retailer Amazon is facing a “full-blown” investigation from the European Union's antitrust regulators to see if its use of other merchants' data... Read more ...

Prime Day 2019 was bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon

Prime Day 2019 was bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon

Amazon Prime Day continues to get bigger and longer with each year that passes, and Amazon has just announced that Prime Day 2019 was its biggest event ever. In fact, Prime Day... Read more ...

EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate Amazon's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for others. One focus will be on Amazon's use of data collected from... Read more ...