Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Killed in Crash

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY KILLED IN CRASH

A Cook County Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash on his way to work at 103rd & Kedzie. A head-on crash killed an off-duty Cook...

Coldest weather in 11 months spawns a second winter storm; its wintry afternoon mix shifts back to snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning; dangerous cold, winter's chilliest to date, hits Thursday night/Friday

COLDEST WEATHER IN 11 MONTHS SPAWNS A SECOND WINTER STORM; ITS WINTRY AFTERNOON MIX SHIFTS BACK TO SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING; DANGEROUS COLD, WINTER'S CHILLIEST TO DATE, HITS THURSDAY NIGHT/FRIDAY

 
 
 

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN STRETCHES ON, SOCIAL SERVICES FEELING PINCH

CHICAGO - With the longest government shutdown in U.S. history now stretching over 30 days, many federal employees in the Chicago area...

FEEDONTHIS: THE FIRST SUPER BOWL LIII DISCUSSION ON SPORTS FEED

CHICAGO - Rest assured, it won't be the last time we discuss the big game on the show, but things officially kicked off on Monday. Jarrett...

 
 
 

FIRED EMPLOYEE FIRES BACK WITH VIDEO OF COCKROACHES INSIDE POPULAR DOWNTOWN PORTILLO'S

CHICAGO - A recently fired Portillo's employee isn't leaving the fast food franchise quietly. Antwoine Johnson shared video with WGN...

OUTBREAK OF ARCTIC AIR TO FOLLOW TUESDAY THAW

Subzero cold greeted early risers across parts of the metro area on Monday, as the first in a series of polar air masses settled across...

 
 
 

POLICE ON SCENE OF SHOOTING AT ORLAND SQUARE MALL

ORLAND PARK, Ill. - Police are on the scene of a shooting at a mall in Orland Park . Police confirmed to WGN News there was a shooting...

BURKE CAMPAIGNS, GETS FOP ENDORSEMENT, WHILE FACING EXTORTION CHARGES

CHICAGO - Embattled alderman Ed Burke was out campaigning for re-election Monday, less than three weeks after he was charged with attempted...

 
 
 

BITTER COLD TO FOLLOW SNOW

Updates at wgntv.com/weather

Report: Danny Farquhar signs minor league deal with Yankees

REPORT: DANNY FARQUHAR SIGNS MINOR LEAGUE DEAL WITH YANKEES

NEW YORK - Nine months after suffering a brain hemorrhage in the White Sox dugout, Danny Farquhar is one step closer to playing baseball...

 
 
 

HOW COULD SLEET HAPPEN AT 16 DEGREES?

Dear Tom, My sister in Boston told me it was 16 degrees and sleeting. How could sleet happen at such a low temp? Thanks, Shari Waterford,...

BULLS WILL ACQUIRE CARMELO ANTHONY FROM THE ROCKETS, FOR AT LEAST A BIT: REPORT

CHICAGO - A few years ago, this could have been a franchise-changing acquisition. Now, reportedly, its just a side note to an odd season...

 
 
 

PUPPY WAKES UP AFTER BEING EUTHANIZED, EARNS A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE

DAVENPORT, Iowa - An overcrowded Oklahoma shelter chose a puppy to be put down, but in a strange turn of events the medicine didn't...

AROUND TOWN VISITS THE LAKE GENEVA ICE CASTLES

Lake Geneva is hosting the ice castles for the first time this winter. The ice castles were built entirely by hand by ice artists and...

 
 
 
Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain mixed at times with sleet and snow, spreading over most of the Chicago area Tuesday

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN MIXED AT TIMES WITH SLEET AND SNOW, SPREADING OVER MOST OF THE CHICAGO AREA TUESDAY

Winter Weather Advisory for a wintry mix of wet snow, freezing and sleet across the Chicago area from 9AM to 6PM CST Tuesday. With...

BODY FOUND IN SNOW IN MORTON GROVE; POLICE SAY DEATH ‘SUSPICIOUS'

MORTON GROVE, Ill. - Police in Morton Grove are still looking for leads, after a body was discovered in the snow. It was found at 3:30...

 
 
 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR TUESDAY

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Chicago are for Tuesday. The advisory begins at 9 a.m and includes Cook, DeKalb,...

ALDERMAN TO ENDORSE CONTROVERSIAL LINCOLN YARDS PROJECT

CHICAGO - A controversial redevelopment project in Lincoln Park is a step closer. Ald. Brian Hopkins endorsed the "Lincoln Yards" project. It...

 
 
 

LUNCHBREAK: KETO FRIENDLY RAMEN

Chef Tadashi Nagura Slurping Turtle, 116 W. Hubbard, Chicago Event: Slurping Turtle's January ramen bowl, part of a new-for-2019 monthly...

Bangladesh's ‘tree man' is back in the hospital and needs more surgery

BANGLADESH'S ‘TREE MAN' IS BACK IN THE HOSPITAL AND NEEDS MORE SURGERY

Abul Bajandar, a 28-year-old father from a small town in southern Bangladesh, made headlines three years ago when he underwent a series...

 
 
 



Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

LOS ANGELES - Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los... Read more ...

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police responded to a suburban Chicago mall Monday evening for a reported active shooter. Read more ...

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Corey Borg 22, was killed in an avalanche while skiing Kachina Peak at Taos Ski Valley last week. Read more ...

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and... Read more ...

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build... Read more ...

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

The Rev. Al Sharpton blasted President Trump for failing to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with an event at the White House. “There is no official event at... Read more ...

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential... Read more ...

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving moved closer to some elite Boston Celtics company with his latest double-double. It was his three driving baskets, though, that helped seal the victory. Read more ...

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. Read more ...

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

The girl's family was attending a church service and she had gone outside to play. Read more ...